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Urgent Immigration Update

 Visitor Permits with Permission to Work: Sect 11(2) Application ProcessThe Department of Home Affairs has issued a Directive stating that ALL Section 11(2) applications must be submitted at the Missions Abroad for first applications, with immediate effect. We have engaged the Department...
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From the Horse's Mouth** - Contributions by Ann

Facts you did not know about Ghana1.          How are birthdays celebrated? People enjoy parties but really only celebrate the bigger birthdays. This is also mainly amongst suburban families and expat communities. In smaller towns and villages...
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Africa: NEW SERVICE LAUNCH - Health Insurance for Expats

Simplifying Health Insurance for Expats in AfricaHaving faithfully served our clients for over two decades by providing insightful and essential relocation, immigration, settling-in assistance and more across Africa, Relocation Africa is now proud to announce a new partnership that will enable us...
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NIGERIA - From the Horses Mouth**

Contributions by Deji in Nigeria Facts you did not know about Nigeria - “Naija” in the local vernacular1.   How are birthdays celebrated?  In the European way but we do go big on birthdays.  Milestone birthdays such as a 40th can be quite extravagant with a 100+ guests....
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NEW VISA SERVICES

NEW: Relocation Africa now offers VISA SERVICES for all South African based clients wishing to travel abroad.  We do offer short term or business visa services for  any country in Africa.  Feel Free to contact Joy@relocationafrica.co.za for more information.
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Business Cards in Africa

 Business cards are a large part of doing business and presenting yourself professionally. All over the world people use them for introductions, exchanging contact information and maintaining networks and developing and maintain professional links. Although the business card content is similar...
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Anti- Homosexuality Laws

News/Travel Alert – Please take note if you are considering travelling or relocating to these countriesWashington Post – 24 February 2014In the latest setback for gay people across Africa, Ugandan President Yoweri ­Museveni signed a law Monday that imposes tough penalties for homosexual acts, a...
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ANGOLA - From the Horses Mouth

FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH Contributions by Inyene in Angola Facts you did not know about Angola 1.   How are birthdays celebrated?We celebrate birthdays by getting together for lunch or dinner.  Very similar to the Mediterranean way of celebration. 'Parabéns' – Congratulations...
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10 Tips for Living in a Developing Country

10 Tips on Living in Ghana We moved from a pretty idyllic, ‘normal’ life in Australia to Ghana, West Africa. Crazy? Perhaps. But it has been a pretty extraordinary adventure. For the first year we lived on a mine site in rural Ghana. Now we split our time between the mine and Kumasi, the...
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Client Feedback for Destination Services in Africa 2014

Recommendations/Feedback from clients/assignees:  3 Feb 2014'Just a short email to let you know that everything went well on Saturday and that I’m now all settled in.Many thanks to your consultant that made a fantastic work.   I know this was not an easy job as the renting...
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