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Dar third expensive city to live in EAC, Nairobi leads ONLINE REPORTER

The 2016 City Rankings places Nairobi at position 116 on globe but is the highest rank comparing to its peers in the region. In EAC, the second on list is Kigali, Rwanda that falls on 139 on international position, then Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 174 slot.
The last on list for EAC member states is Kampala on globe position 187. Other two members Burundi and South Sudan are not featured at all on the list of 209 cities in the world. At the tail is Windhoek, Namibia.
“These rankings indicate differences in cost of living factors affecting expatriates in popular assignment destinations.
Because many complex and dynamic factors are involved in calculating an assignment pay package,” Mercer report indicates.
In Africa the most expensive city is Luanda, Angola. Luanda is the second globally before Honk Kong, China while Zurich, Switzerland is third.
The second most expensive city in Africa is Kinshasa, DRC (6th globally) followed by Ndjamena, Chad (9th) and Lagos, Nigeria (13th).

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