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    Getting to know Lusaka with like-minded people and having other expats to navigate daily life in Zambia is a great relief.

InterNations – Bringing Together South Africans Living in Zambia

Interested in meeting fellow South Africans in Zambia? 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 Zambezi Basin with other South African expatriates?

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

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  • Life in Zambia - Ndola
    11 replies
    Nov 8, 9:44 AM
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    I am a Canadian teacher, heading to Zambia to teach at a small NGO project near Solwezi. Any suggestions for a good way (inexpensive and reliable) to ship educational resources from Canada to Solwezi …

  • Importing a vehicle into Zambia
    3 replies
    Nov 15, 12:07 PM
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    I too will be driving my vehicle up from SA (well Lesotho... :)) and I am wondering about the registration process. Do we pay duty on vehicles that have been owned for over 6 months? Would a …

  • Advice for Lusaka newbie
    3 replies
    Jan 12, 9:17 AM
    Community member

    Thanks ladies! I found my bacon! The veg looks better this time around, I think last week I was just there before they got rid of the of the old stock. Hope to meet you next weekend (if work …

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

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

From the Zambezi Basin to Central Zambia, home not only to the capital, but also to several national parks, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly South African expats in Zambia.

Meet Fellow South Africans in Zambia at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Zambia 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 maheu, Zambia’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Lusaka’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow South Africans in Lusaka and discover Lusaka's Munda Wanga Environmental Park, the Victoria Falls, aka Mosi-oa-Tunya (the Smoke That Thunders), and other impressive landmarks across Zambia.

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 Zambia!