09 April 2020 – Donated a portion of government ministers” salaries to a solidarity fund.

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Type of Intervention: Emergency government
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of South Africa announced that the President, Deputy President, Ministers and Deputy Ministers of South Africa will take a one third salary cut for three months.

The reduction in salaries will be donated to the Solidarity Fund.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-extension-coronavirus-covid-19-lockdown-end-april-9-apr-2020-0000