South Africa’s most popular cities: Let’s compare the living costs

Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Durban are South Africa’s largest cities. These four cities are also the most popular with foreign nationals looking to settle in South Africa. Especially Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Seeing as this is the case, we decided to compare living costs between these cities. After all, determining if you’re going to be able to afford to live in your city of choice is a big part of immigration and relocation research.

Please note: All costs are in South African rands. Read more South Africa’s most popular cities: Let’s compare the living costs

South Africa’s 2021 draft critical skills list has been released

2021 critical skills list

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, published the 2021 Critical Skills List for comment on Thursday, 17 February.

The list’s primary aim is to identify occupations in critical industries in dire need of skilled workers. The list was last updated in 2014.

Members of the public, interested organisations and institutions can submit written comments until 4 pm on 31 March 2021. Read more South Africa’s 2021 draft critical skills list has been released

The South African Critical Skills Work Visa

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Are you an engineer, scientist or IT expert? If yes, then you should consider applying for a South African Critical Skills Work Visa because South Africa wants you!

The Critical Skills Work Visa was implemented in May 2014. It’s based on a list of skills that are scarce in SA. Apart from the skills we’ve listed above, the list includes occupations such as financial investment advisors, foreign language speakers and architects to name a few.

Although this particular work visa has been around for a number years, there’s still some confusion around what it allows, its benefits and the criteria. It’s with this in mind that we have decided to clear this up for you.

Read more The South African Critical Skills Work Visa

The world’s most attractive employers – right here in South Africa

Each year, Universum unveils the World’s Most Attractive Employers (WMAE). The 2020 ranking features a number of the biggest names and brands in the world.

Some of these companies also have offices right here, in South Africa. Imagine that! You can work for some of the world’s most desirable employers in one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Read more The world’s most attractive employers – right here in South Africa