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    Before I moved to Cairo I contacted some local members on InterNations. They gave me some great assistance.

InterNations – Bringing Together South Africans Living in Egypt

Interested in meeting fellow South Africans in Egypt? Are you looking for trustworthy advice and tips on expat life from your South African countrymen? Or would you like to discover landmarks such as the fertile and verdant Nile Valley with other South African expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in Egypt or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in South Africa, InterNations Egypt offers everything you are looking for: our trusted network is the most popular international platform for expats and global minds from all over the world. Of course, we also have a number of South African expats in Egypt among our members, coming from various regions all over South Africa - from Johannesburg, over Cape Town to Durban.

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    From South Africa, living in Cairo
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    From South Africa, living in Cairo
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    From South Africa, living in Cairo
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    From South Africa, living in Cairo
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    From South Africa, living in Cairo

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Attend our monthly events and activities for South Africans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Forum Posts by South Africans in Egypt

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow South Africans in our Egypt expat forums.

  • Learning Arabic!
    5 replies
    Jul 2, 4:30 PM
    Community member

    Thanks Ainsley Yes, I guess I am lucky in the sense that my husband is Egyptian, so I get to hear him speak the proper egyptian dialect. The problem is that we don't always have a lot of time to …

  • advice on places to live
    3 replies
    Oct 23, 3:33 PM
    Community member

    Hi Lamees... sorry I saw your husband's post before yours... I think on his thread you will find all the answers you are looking for.

  • Advise on relocating to Cairo
    10 replies
    Nov 5, 2:47 PM
    Community member

    Hi Yusuf, Well, actually I don't want to get into my soapbox about the shit traffic aspects in Cairo roads, but honestly don't ever think for a second to locate at Maadi or Zamalek if your job is …

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Get Tips and Info on Life in Egypt from South African Expats

Being an expat in Egypt means much more than packing your belongings and taking care of paperwork. Keeping in touch with your South African compatriots is a big part of the expat experience and can help you understand the Egyptian people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other South Africans in Egypt is a breeze, no matter if you are in Hurghada, Cairo, Alexandria or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of South Africans in Cairo, for example.

If you are in the mood to speak your mother tongue again, to learn about the best spots to shop for South African food, or to discuss your favorite sports team’s latest match, join the South African InterNations Community:

  • In our huge expat network, you can easily find like-minded expatriates from South Africa.
  • Our Egypt Expat Forums are a great place to share experiences and advice – for example how to find a nanny speaking your language or where to get bobotie in Cairo...
  • The InterNations Places database for Egypt helps you find institutions like the nearest South African embassy.

From the fertile and verdant Nile Valley to the "red land" of the vast desert, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly South African expats in Egypt.

Meet Fellow South Africans in Egypt at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Egypt is another wonderful advantage of your membership. Our events cater to virtually all interests, ranging from a nice dinner with your fellow expats to enjoy some famous kushari, Egypt’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Cairo’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow South Africans in Cairo and discover popular resorts near the Red Sea, the pyramids at Gizeh, and other impressive landmarks across Egypt.

Our events and activities are a great way of meeting fellow expats from South Africa and all around the globe in a casual atmosphere. Does this sound interesting to you? Then sign up for membership and you’ll hear a heartfelt Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Egypt!