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  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

InterNations - The Place for South Africans in Dubai

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

Join InterNations today and become a member of our Dubai 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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  • Discount Vouchers
    17 replies
    Jun 27, 2:34 PM
    Community member

    I used to like Groupon and their massage deals.. until i bought a massage in Karama, none of the landmarks came up on my navi and I drove around for an hour in Karam and clalled the salon about …

  • Its a DOG thing...
    2 replies
    Jun 28, 12:07 PM
    Community member

    Hi Carolyn, I have just moved in Dubai a couple of months ago searching for a career opportunity that will allow me to work and live in this city. For sure sooner or later it will happen, anyway I …

  • Rugby - Dubai 7's - Golf Desert Classic
    2 replies
    Sep 5, 7:27 PM
    Community member

    Agree, they're pretty easy to get hold of. Usually go on sale from around October time in MMI and some Costa Coffee also often have them. Worth getting the whole weekend ticket if you're a rugby fan.

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

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

Our Dubai 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 Dubai’s fanciest restaurant organized by our InterNations Ambassadors, or a weekend trip to explore the UAE’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 the UAE. Interested? Simply sign up for membership and join the ranks of our South Africans living in Dubai.

  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

  • Suzanne Payne

    Dubai is such an overwhelming mixture of tradition and modernity that I was very grateful for all the support from other expats.

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