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When we asked people living in South Africa about club and activities where newcomers can meet others, they responded...

"Expats in South Africa often join clubs and activities such as golf, tennis, sailing, and hiking. Expats can also join local sports teams, attend cultural events, or join a book club. Other ways that expats meet people when living in South Africa include attending networking events, joining online forums, and attending meetups. Expats can also meet people through their work, by attending church, or by volunteering in their local community," explained one expat living in South Africa.

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"I would suggest either an involvement with the Women's International Club or a similar group. I am not personally involved with any such groups, but have found I have met many people through going to the gym. Also, if you have children, you can always get involved with the school (generally) and meet other parents that way," said another expat in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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