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Fernando Achutegui

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

Adela Huang

"I received a lot of reliable information about Lusaka and the expat lifestyle in the InterNations Community."

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.

Meet other South Africans at our events in Zambia

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 Zambia Expat Guides

  • Moving to Zambia

    Zambia in an urbanized, continental country in sub-Saharan Africa, with a tropical climate and friendly and hospitable people: this country in the warm heart of Africa welcomes expats willing to enjoy the wildlife and breathtaking landscapes. Get tips on moving to Zambia in this guide!
  • Living in Zambia

    Zambia is a rare spot of pristine natural beauty, including the worldwide known Victoria Falls, and home to a variety of cultures and nationalities. Living here as an expat could be an enriching and unique experience, definitely uncommon but worthwhile: find out more about life in Zambia in this guide!
  • Working in Zambia

    Zambia is trying to diversify its economy and to implement new solutions for a general improvement, possibly creating job opportunities in these new growing sectors, but still registering a widespread poverty. In this article, you can find out more about job opportunities for expats in Zambia and get informed about permits and taxes.

Forum Posts by South Africans in Zambia

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

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!