South Africa’s most-populated city, Johannesburg, has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa in 2016 followed by Cape Town, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index released on Tuesday.
The Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index showed that Johannesburg welcomed 4,57 million international overnight visitors in 2016, a 24% increase on the previous year’s 3,69 million visitors.
Cape Town rose from third place in 2015 to become the second most popular African destination city in 2016 with 1,52 million visitors.
Nigeria’s Lagos 1,04 million visitors, Morocco’s Casablanca (961 694) and Egypt’s Cairo (820 959)…
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its latest report on the cost of living worldwide. The EIU survey measured the cost of living after comparing 400 independent prices of 160 products and services that range from food products, to private schooling.
Singapore, for the 4th consecutive year was ranked as the most expensive city in the world, followed by Hong Kong, China with Zurich, Switzerland in third place. South African city Johannesburg has been ranked as the 116th most expensive city to live in while Pretoria made it on to the list as the 123rd most expensive.
The report showed that these…