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  • Connect with fellow South Africans in Somalia

  • Get information in our Somalia guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in Somalia

  • Tobias Karlsen

    My job in Mogadishu brought me here, but I found great people to network and stay in touch with on the InterNations platform.

InterNations – Bringing Together South Africans Living in Somalia

Interested in meeting fellow South Africans in Somalia? 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 rugged east-west ranges of the Karkaar Mountains with other South African expatriates?

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

    Meet other South Africans in Somalia

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

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

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

        From the rugged east-west ranges of the Karkaar Mountains to the Gulf of Aden, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly South African expats in Somalia.

        Meet Fellow South Africans in Somalia at Our Many Expat Activities

        Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Somalia 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 halwo, Somalia’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Mogadishu’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow South Africans in Mogadishu and discover the autonomous region of Somaliland, the Suuqa Bakaaraha in Mogadishu, and other impressive landmarks across Somalia.

        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 Somalia!