Expats in Africa – a host of options
As an expatriate, you seek amongst other, security and stability to raise your family in the new country in which you will work and establish new roots. What’s more is that going about the process all by yourself can be frustrating and extremely difficult at times. For this reason expats in Africa seek professional assistance – this is of crucial importance.
Five of the top countries expatriates choose to immigrate to:
Nigeria offers extensive prospects for expats and individuals simply looking to immigrate to Africa. There are adequate job opportunities for expats in Nigeria, these includes sectors such as agriculture, e-commerce, engineering, teaching and more. The country offers excellent international schooling facilities as well as government schools.
Botswana offers many advantages for expat families, with an excellent education system that includes local and international schools. Expats can enjoy a variety of job opportunities as educators as well as a broad selection of jobs in other major sectors. When it comes to accommodation, its best for expats to rent property close to their workplace and children’s schooling facilities. There are many gated communities within Botswana that offer great security.
Morocco is not only a beautiful country but affords the expat many wonderful facilities to raise a family and secure income provided through jobs. The country has large expat communities and meeting new people is something that will come naturally when choosing to relocate. The country has a thriving and diverse economy that opens up work opportunities for many expatriates. Job sectors include teaching, telecommunications, business and information technology to name a few. The country also welcomes business investors, which is great for expatriates looking to make a permanent change in their current state of living and to settle in a new country.
The education system of Rwanda affords nine years of free education in government schools and the country has a literacy level of about 70% which is higher than some other African countries. However, expat children can enjoy and stay on par with their own education levels thanks to all the international schools available within the country. There are gated communities and comfortable living conditions within the country. There aren’t many developed roads and thus a four-wheel drive (4×4) vehicle is imperative to get by. The country has a growing economy and potential job prospects and business ventures.
Egypt is a beautiful country filled with a wealth of history and superb advantages for expatriates. The health care system in the country offers excellent government hospitals as well as private medical care. Accommodation options are plenty and give expats the liberty to choose something suited to their lifestyle and pocket. There are many jobs for English speaking teachers and the expat communities within the country is very helpful and accommodating when it comes to assisting fellow expatriate families.
Naturally, depending on where projects are situated and other business and personal needs, expats in Africa find themselves in a host of other African countries. Why not have a look at our list of African countries to see if any of the others are the one you need immigration services for.