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Peter Okello

"I did a lot of research before moving to Kampala, but InterNations provided me with the most relevant connects among all sites. "

Heather Allard

"I connected with several other expats here in Uganda. Some of them did not only become good friends, but also customers of my own business."

InterNations – Bringing Together South Africans Living in Uganda

Interested in meeting fellow South Africans in Uganda? 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 beautiful Nile area between Pakwach and the Sudanese border with other South African expatriates?

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

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 Uganda Expat Guides

  • Moving to Uganda

    For many people, what first comes to mind when hearing Uganda is Safari, astonishing landscapes, and an amazing variety of fauna. These are not too likely to play a big part in your move to Uganda, however. InterNations tells you what you really need to know before moving to Uganda.
  • Living in Uganda

    Uganda is the Pearl of Africa, a country with amazing natural scenery and a rich mosaic of tribes and cultures. However, you may consider living in Uganda for different reasons than the charming environment. That's why InterNations provides you with all the info you need for life in Uganda.
  • Working in Uganda

    Uganda is still a developing country, with a positive perspective of growth. According to the World Bank, its economy will be characterized by an upward trajectory over the next years. Expats interested in working in Uganda can get tips on the job search, info on work permits and more in this article.

Forum Posts by South Africans in Uganda

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

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

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

From the beautiful Nile area between Pakwach and the Sudanese border to the Rwenzori Mountains, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly South African expats in Uganda.

Meet Fellow South Africans in Uganda at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Uganda 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 luwombo, Uganda’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Kampala’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow South Africans in Kampala and discover the world-famous source of the Nile, the African urban vibe in the capital, and other impressive landmarks across Uganda.

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 Uganda!