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Adam Malewski

"I use InterNations mainly for business and made some very valuable expat contacts here in Abidjan."

Lotta Koskinen

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

InterNations – Bringing Together South Africans Living in Côte d'Ivoire

Interested in meeting fellow South Africans in Côte d'Ivoire? 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 Parc National de Taï with other South African expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in Côte d'Ivoire or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in South Africa, InterNations Côte d'Ivoire 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 Côte d'Ivoire 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 Côte d'Ivoire

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 Côte d'Ivoire Expat Guides

  • Prepare for Moving Abroad

    Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
  • Living in a Foreign Country: How to Adapt?

    Living in a foreign country is hard enough as it is, with all the administrational issues you have to deal with. But if you don’t want to get stuck in the expat bubble, you'll need to learn to adjust to life in a foreign country. InterNations gives you a few tips on how to succeed at this challenge.
  • How to Find a Job Abroad

    Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.

Forum Posts by South Africans in Côte d'Ivoire

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow South Africans in our Côte d'Ivoire expat forums.

Get Tips and Info on Life in Côte d'Ivoire from South African Expats

Being an expat in Côte d'Ivoire 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 Ivorian people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other South Africans in Côte d'Ivoire is a breeze, no matter if you are in Bouaké, Yamoussoukro, Abidjan or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of South Africans in Yamoussoukro, 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 Côte d'Ivoire 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 Yamoussoukro...
  • The InterNations Places database for Côte d'Ivoire helps you find institutions like the nearest South African embassy.

From the Parc National de Taï to the beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly South African expats in Côte d'Ivoire.

Meet Fellow South Africans in Côte d'Ivoire at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Côte d'Ivoire 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 shougouilla, Côte d'Ivoire’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Yamoussoukro’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow South Africans in Yamoussoukro and discover the Eastern Plantations, i.e. the cultivated areas near Lac de Kossou, the coastal lagoons around the de facto capital, and other impressive landmarks across Côte d'Ivoire.

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 Côte d'Ivoire!