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Adam Malewski

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"Settling as an expat woman in Abidjan wasn't easy in the beginning. Until a friend invited me to InterNations..."

InterNations - The Place for South Africans in Abidjan

Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo to all South Africans in Abidjan! Searching for other South Africans in Abidjan? Looking for reliable and useful insider tips from fellow South Africans for example, where in Abidjan can I find a South African restaurant? Or where in Abidjan can I find some bobotie?

Join InterNations today and become a member of our Abidjan community. By becoming a member, you will join our active group of South African expats, coming from all corners of South Africa, from Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, and many more.

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  • Moving to Abidjan

    Abidjan is home to five million people and the official language is French. The city has a tropical wet and dry climate. Expats who plan to move to Abidjan need to obtain a visa or a resident permit. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information about moving to Abidjan.
  • Living in Abidjan

    Located on the south-east coast of Ivory Coast, Abidjan is the economic capital of Ivory Coast. The cultural diversity and unique scenery in the city make Abidjan a popular destination for expats. Read up on the healthcare system, education, and local transportation in the InterNations Expat Guide.
  • Working in Abidjan

    Abidjan is known as the economic capital of Ivory Coast. Expats could find employment opportunities in the fishing industry, financial services, and the industrial sector. All expats planning to work in Abidjan need a work permit. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information about working in Abidjan.

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South African Expats in Abidjan Exchange Tips and Advice

InterNations is the perfect place for South African expats in Abidjan to find the help and resources they have been looking for. The "Manhattan Of The Tropics" will soon become your new home with our InterNations community - we help you to take full advantage of your new life here!

  • Get to know Abidjan’s South African expats.
  • Join today and find everything you need through our Expat Forums and entries from fellow South Africans in Abidjan.
  • Read through our extensive Expat Guides to receive useful information on Abidjan.

Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Abidjan at Our Events and Activities

Our Abidjan community is also very active offline. Our members get to enjoy a range of events and activities on monthly and weekly basis, e.g. a great dinner at Abidjan’s fanciest restaurant organized by our InterNations Ambassadors, or a weekend trip to explore Côte d'Ivoire’s unique vibe. These events and activities are a perfect and casual way to get in touch with fellow South African expats in your city and South Africans in Côte d'Ivoire. Interested? Simply sign up for membership and join the ranks of our South Africans living in Abidjan.