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    Making business in Riyadh was easy. But meeting true friends is hard. I found them on InterNations, where the global minds meet.

InterNations - A Great Place for South Africans in Riyadh

Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo to all of our South Africans in Riyadh! Would you like to meet South African expats in Riyadh? No matter whether you are looking to find reliable information or simply want to get advice from fellow South Africans in Riyadh, our South African members will be able to tell you where to watch your favorite team’s next match on TV, or where to find the best bobotie in Riyadh.

We welcome you to join the InterNations community of South Africans abroad. The members of the vibrant South African expat community come from Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and many others places in South Africa!

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Attend our monthly events and activities and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expatriates and fellow South Africans in Riyadh.

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  • COMPOUND
    7 replies
    Sep 15, 1:40 PM
    Community member

    Thank you Scott, your advise herein is greatly appreciated.

  • Suggestions for best bank in Riyadh for UK expat !
    11 replies
    Sep 2, 7:43 PM
    Community member

    I highly recommend Alinma Bank. Excellent service and great eBanking channels.

  • Group for runners
    6 replies
    Jan 23, 5:08 PM
    Community member

    I am located in the DQ. if you would like to join me for walking in the weekends starting from the back gate of the US embassy. pls let me know

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At InterNations, South Africans in Riyadh can enjoy a platform on which they can share their experiences and tips on living abroad. Ar-Riyāḍ, meaning "the gardens", has a great community of South Africans that can help you make the most of your expat experience.

  • Surf through our network of South African expats in Riyadh and get to know the local expat crowd.
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Meet up and Mingle with South Africans in Riyadh at our International Events

The InterNations community in Riyadh is also a very lively offline network. Our regular expat events organized by our Ambassadors at the best venues in town are a fantastic way to meet fellow South Africans in Riyadh. The possibilities for interacting offline are sure to satisfy a wide range of tastes, from a hip dining experience in one of Riyadh’s trendy restaurants to a joint trip to the humid western coastal region of Timahah. Our InterNations events and activities are a great way to get to know other South African expats in your city and South Africans in Saudi Arabia. Interested? Then simply sign up to become a member and you will soon be warmly welcomed among our South Africans living in Riyadh.