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South African Lawmaker Unhappy with Zuma's Pay Increase

A cross-section of South Africans are not happy with the announcement of an increase in pay for President Jacob Zuma, which is set to begin next month, according to Jordan Lewis, a member of parliament from the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA). Zuma’s raise will see him taking home $188,000 a year. The Independent Commission on the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers recommended in November a 5 percent salary increase. All other civil servants would also receive the same 5 percent...

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