EXCLUSIVE: Less than half of cabinet ministers confirm salary cuts

EXCLUSIVE: Less than half of cabinet ministers confirm salary cuts

2020-07-14 12:58:00 AM

EXCLUSIVE: Less than half of cabinet ministers confirm salary cuts

Ramaphosa's pledge that he and his cabinet will take a pay cut left to individual ministers to comply

BL PREMIUM13 July 2020 - 23:32Genevieve QuintalThree months after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that he and his cabinet would take a pay cut and donate the funds to help with Covid-19 relief, it is still not clear whether the entire executive has followed through.

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Less than half — 12 out of 28 — of ministers responded to Business Day when asked last week if they had made the contributions. Those who replied said yes or explained that they had either made a voluntary donation or had their salaries deducted.BPremium

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