Tshwane metro municipal manager Jason Ngobeni is the country's highest paid civil servant‚ with his R3-million annual salary package out-earning the president‚ deputy president and cabinet ministers.  But his pay is peanuts compared to the R792 000 a month earned by Brian Molefe of EskomPresident Jacob Zuma earns R2.8-million annually. Ministers in his cabinet earn around R2.3-million while provincial premiers earn about R2.1-million.The 2014/15 salaries of almost all of the country's municipal managers were contained in a response by the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) to a parliamentary question by the Democratic Alliance's Nomsa Marchesi.Ngobeni was appointed to the post in 2011‚ and even then‚ was out-earning the president. Officials at the time said that a favourable salary package needed to be offered in a bid to secure him and retain him in the position.Other metro municipal managers salaries range between R1.9-million for Buffalo City and...

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