Ten African countries with highest minimum wage

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The Labour Unions and the Federal Government  are engaged in negotiations on in increase in the minimum wage in Nigeria.

The Federal Government is proposing to pay N54,000 ($36.77) a month as minimum wage, an almost 80% jump in the wage.

Organised Labour has said it will not accept anything less than N100,000 ($68.09) as minimum wage as the negotiations between its representatives and the Federal Government heighten.

According to a Wisevoter report, Seychelles boasts the highest estimated minimum gross monthly wage, standing at $465.4. Following closely are Libya and Morocco in the rankings.

Here is the list of 10 African countries with the highest minimum wage:

1. Seychelles – $465.4      /    Global rank: 38th

2. Libya – $321.83      /    Global rank: 45th

3. Morocco – $314.7      /    Global rank: 47th

4. Gabon – $270.5      /    Global rank: 50th

5. Equatorial Guinea – $211.54      /    Global rank: 58th

6. Algeria – $140.14      /    Global rank: 72nd

7. Cape Verde – $139.46       /    Global rank: 73rd

8. Kenya – $130.57      /    Global rank: 75th

9. Mozambique – $113.8       /    Global rank: 79th

10. Lesotho – $109.62       /    Global rank: 80th

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