MasterCard index unveils #Lagos as the most Visited City in Sub Sahara Africa
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Lagos has been ranked as the most visited city in sub-Sahara Africa according to MasterCard’s Global Destination Cities Index recently. MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry.
According to newvision.co.ug, Lagos top the list of cities in the ranking with 1.5 million international visitors overnight in 2017 spending $57 on average per day, with Dakar and Kampala having 0.8 million and 0.5 million visitors and $165 and $168 spent respectively.
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