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Boko Haram Attacks Damagum, Casualty Level Unknown
Our source, a military officer of the 7th Division of
the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri, Borno State, but who is currently on
operations in Yobe State, confirmed to SaharaReporters that the
militants attacked the town about one hour ago.
Boko Haram militants have in
the past hour launched an attack on Damagum, Yobe State, SaharaReporters has learned, leaving several
Boko Haram militants Our source, a military officer of the 7th Division of the Nigerian
Army in Maiduguri, Borno State, but who is currently on operations
in Yobe State, confirmed to SaharaReporters that the militants attacked
the town about one hour ago.
He said the level of casualties was unclear, but the military is working to obtain further information.
Cape Town - A new survey conducted by GoEuro has revealed that Cape Town ranks 31st among the most expensive cities in the world for accommodation.
price index study covered 60 000 properties - including Airbnb, 1 to 5
star hotels as well as hostels - in 150 different cities in order to
analyse the price effect on the industry and how this affects
Unsurprisingly the index noted that many travellers
are favouring shared accommodation options like Airbnb and hostels over
traditional hotels. Another interesting point they picked up on, is the
fact that millennials are taking a greater share of the market, helping
hostels grow at a faster pace than the hotel industry.
reports that while the Mother City ranked 31st overall at an average
rate of $99 (R1 147 at R11.61/dollar) per night, it was 26th most
expensive for hotels and 47th for Airbnb property.
New York topped the list with an average price of $246 (R2 852).