Immigration into Africa

Relocation Africa now offers immigration services into the following African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Chad, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Namibia,...
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The first findings of the HSBC Expat Explorer Survey for 2011

The full 2011 Expat Explorer survey results are coming in November, but HSBC has revealed a few of the initial findings from the largest global expat survey of its kind in the world.This is the fourth year of the survey and despite some significant global events such as economic turmoil, widespread...
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How does Africa rank in Global Competitiveness?

Despite Sub-Saharan Africa’s robust economic growth, a new report points out that the continent still lags behind the rest of the world with respect to competitiveness.The latest Global Competitiveness Index for 2011-2012, published by the World Economic Forum, shows that Sub-Saharan African...
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Women are better equipped for international assignments - expert

An international expert has revealed that fewer than 20% of women are sent on international business assignments, despite being better equipped to handle the pressures of expat life.At a recent seminar in Australia, Dr Rosalie L. Tung presented her findings on the complexity of doing business in...
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Top Emerging Markets for Expat Relocations Revealed

A recent survey of 116 multinational corporations has revealed that India and China are the most popular emerging market destinations for expatriate relocations.The survey, which was conducted by relocation company Cartus, revealed that the “BRIC” countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China are...
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More money needed to find HIV cure

New push aims to find cure for Aids virusBy Jane Dreaper Health correspondent, BBC News More investment is needed to find a cure for HIV, the new head of the International Aids Society has said.Bertrand Audoin admits this might take as long as 25 years, but he says a cure is the only way to...
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Implications of Bin Laden's death for Africa

By now you will be aware that Osama bin Laden, the leader of the global terrorist movement Al Qaeda, was shot and killed in a targeted operation by US Special Forces in Pakistan in the early hours of Monday morning, 2 May 2011. This action has important implications for operations in Africa and...
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Article of Interest - The Bilingual Brain

The Bilingual Brain “The idea that children exposed to two languages from birth become confused or that they fall behind monolingual children is a common misconception, says Janet Werker, a psychologist at the University of British Columbia…”An NPR story highlights the possibility of...
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Tips for country movers

For those of you planning to relocate this year, whether you are single, a single parent or a couple, here are some tips for you to mull over.Depending on whether your move is being supported by your company or if you are moving of your own volition, whether alone, with a spouse, with children,...
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10 tips to help manage relocation stress

1. Talk to someone - don't keep your thoughts and feelings inside. Talk to anyone who will listen. Even if you can't see 'the point' because 'talking would not bring up a solution' or 'they can't help anyway' - still talk. Call an old friend and ask them to just listen to you. If there is really no...
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