Guinea

Looking for
South African Expats in Guinea?

Connect with fellow South Africans in Guinea
Get information in our Guinea guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Guinea

Saad Dessouki

"Getting in touch with other expats helped me cope with such difficulties as the sporadic power cuts in Conakry much faster..."

Verona Torres

"Was absolutely delighted to network with Conakry contacts to learn more about Guinean culture."

InterNations – Bringing Together South Africans Living in Guinea

Interested in meeting fellow South Africans in Guinea? 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 pastoral Fouta Djallon highlands with other South African expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in Guinea or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in South Africa, InterNations Guinea 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 Guinea among our members, coming from various regions all over South Africa - from Johannesburg, over Cape Town to Durban.

Meet other South Africans at our events in Guinea

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

Find More Information in Our Guinea Expat Guides

  • Moving to Guinea

    Moving to Guinea could be a challenging decision. Tropical climate makes the whole country have a media of 29°C during all the year so be prepared for warm weather! Read more about the climate, the people and the visas in our guide!
  • Living in Guinea

    Expats living in Guinea may face difficulties in a lot of aspects of their life due to the poor standards of the healthcare, security and education system. Read how you can be prepared for all of this in our guide!
  • Working in Guinea

    As most of the countries in Africa, Guinea is still a developing country so expats thinking about working in there have to know that the economy is based in local business and the mining industry is the biggest in the country. Read more about the local economy and also about work permits and job hunting in our guide.

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

Being an expat in Guinea 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 Guinean people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other South Africans in Guinea is a breeze, no matter if you are in Beyla, Conakry, Kankan or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of South Africans in Conakry, 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 Guinea 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 Conakry...
  • The InterNations Places database for Guinea helps you find institutions like the nearest South African embassy.

From the pastoral Fouta Djallon highlands to the nature reserve of the Nimba Massif, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly South African expats in Guinea.

Meet Fellow South Africans in Guinea at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Guinea 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 poulet yassa, Guinea’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Conakry’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow South Africans in Conakry and discover the "Switzerland" of Guinea, the Soumba waterfalls, and other impressive landmarks across Guinea.

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 Guinea!