Lagos in Nigeria added 3015 jobs in the first quarter of 2017, making it the top city in Middle East and Africa.
Dubai came second, creating 2696, while Casablanca in Morocco saw 916 new jobs.
Abu Dhabi created 908 roles, with Ataqa in Egypt adding 883.
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