Politicians wield not only power, they also gain access to financial wealth. We look at South Africa’s political rich-list.
We set out to find the real rich politicians of South Africa.
10. Thabo Mbeki – $ 16 million
Thabo Mbeki is a South African politician who was the president of South Africa from 1999 to 2008 as the 2nd post-apartheid president of South Africa.
He used his authority as the president and formulates the neoliberal structure of country’s economy to increase the household income and jobs creations and during his occupancy, the economy grows with an average rate of 4.5 per cent per year.
Thabo Mbeki estimated net worth is $ 16 million.
9. Jacob Zuma – $25 million
Jacob Zuma is referred as his initial “JZ” is the South African politician and the current president of the South Africa and first elected in 2009 general election.he was elected again in 2014.
He is also the president of the African National Congress. He is the leftist economist and has played major role in the development of trade unions as well as the youth league and women’s league which is big economic change in the country.
Jacob Zuma estimated net worth is US $ 25 million and he is ranked at No. 9 in the list of top 10 richest politician of South Africa.