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South Africa Home Affairs extends visa validity period

South African Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has extended the validity period of legally issued visas expired during the lockdown period to 30 September 2021 for short-term visas, issued for a period not longer than 90 days, such…
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African countries introduce travel restrictions on India

Africa’s global mobility continues to suffer as the world watches the COVID-19 crisis in India. Several African countries have introduced travel restrictions, and some have temporarily banned travel from India. This comes as India’s coronavirus…

Taking Care of The Caregiver: Some Tips

This article was first published by Vivian Chiona of Expat Nest. Being caregiver to a loved one is not for the faint of heart. It’s often an act of hard work, sacrifice and altruistic love, with emotional highs and lows. We share some…

Second Passport Demand Surges, With South Africans Topping the List

National lockdowns, closed borders and travel restrictions have helped drive up enquiries for second passports, citizenships and overseas residencies by more than 50% year-on-year, according to new data from independent financial advisory firm,…

How To Help Your Child Make Friends in a New Country

Third culture kids (TCKs) may need extra attention and help from their parents in making friends in a new country. Jinfeng Shen, Expat Nest's Chinese-speaking counsellor, shares some useful tips for parents who want to support their kids to…