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When he resigned former President Jacob Zuma was entitled to a comfortable package like any other South African former head of state.

He was entitled to his full salary amount of R 2. 989.845.  The benefits in the ministerial handbook include VIP protection is and this service is provided for as long as the Minister for Safety and Security deems so necessary.

Travel privileges are administered and paid for by Parliament, which comes a day after the president has left office. This includes a limited number of flights tickets per year.

In addition to that he receives Presidential housing allowance of ten percent of his salary to contribute to his private home.

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The former President received a car allowance of 25 percent of his yearly salary to purchase a private car. He also received security which is provided for life by the state after leaving office.

 



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