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    Wish I had discovered InterNations before I relocated to Kenya. It's really helpful on both a private and a professional level.

InterNations – Bringing Together South Africans Living in Kenya

Interested in meeting fellow South Africans in Kenya? 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 Great Rift Valley of Central Kenya with other South African expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in Kenya or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in South Africa, InterNations Kenya 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 Kenya 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 Nairobi
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    From South Africa, living in Nairobi
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    From South Africa, living in Nairobi
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    From South Africa, living in Nairobi
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    From South Africa, living in Nairobi
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    From South Africa, living in Mombasa

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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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  • what to bring
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    Oct 10, 12:54 PM
    Community member

    hehe....well, I´ll think of you when I see the champagne in duty free!! I will be bringing Portuguese wine and Olive oil instead. Thanks for the shaving gel tip, that´s the kind of thing I am …

  • Business funding
    4 replies
    Jun 25, 9:32 AM
    Community member

    Do you also fund entrepreneurs in renewable energy?

  • Day trip from Nairobi on Saturday, 15 November?
    17 replies
    Nov 12, 12:21 PM
    Community member

    Hi Denise. That must have been good. Kindly let me know when you have another trip.

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

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

From the Great Rift Valley of Central Kenya to the Maasai Mara wildlife habitat, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly South African expats in Kenya.

Meet Fellow South Africans in Kenya at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Kenya 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 ugali, Kenya’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Nairobi’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow South Africans in Nairobi and discover Uhuru Gardens, in remembrance of the struggle for independence, Lake Nakuru National Park with millions of pelicans and flamingos, and other impressive landmarks across Kenya.

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 Kenya!