WE MADE IT! - Introducing ikapadata For our interview series “We made it!”, we share our clients’ success stories in South Africa. This month we would like to introduce you to Jan Schenk the founder and director of ikapadata, a survey research company based in Cape Town. Jan relocated from Germany to South Africa and started ikapadata which is specialized in running complex face-to-face surveys in difficult-to-access areas in Southern Africa with the help of mobile data collection technology and offers other research services. IBN had the pleasure to find out more in this interview about Jan´s relocation, business and life in South Africa.
Africa Immigration Series (AIS) - Introducing NAMIBIA Africa Immigration Series (AIS) is a series of articles to be published on our blog frequently. Each article will explore the Africa’s expat mobility landscape and a brief overview of the current economic situation and investment opportunities. Our next country article focuses on Namibia:
South African Investment Summit and Immigration Legislation: 3 ideas to boost investment in the immediate future
South African Investment Summit and Immigration Legislation: 3 ideas to boost investment in the immediate future The South Africa focused investment summit has just been concluded and the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa announced that 290 billion Rand in investment was pledged by various South African companies for the upcoming 5 to 10 years. In addition, 400 billion Rand in foreign investment was pledged by other states for the upcoming years.
South Africa Immigration Amendment Bill - what can be expected ? I was recently invited by WESGRO (Western Cape Trade Promotion agency) to participate as a speaker at an immigration workshop. During the workshop, Mr Ronny Marhule shared the most recent updates on the Department of Home Affairs plans for the upcoming Immigration Amendment Bill.
Tanzania may become even more stringent for Work Permit applicants The Tanzanian immigration landscape is notorious for being inconsistent, time-consuming, expensive and above all, unnecessarily difficult. However, Tanzanian immigration may just become somewhat of a myth when looking at the latest draft notice, which the Tanzanian government intends to implement link to be included, so that readers can have sight of the attached document.
Ghana imposes additional requirements on corporates whose employees enter in terms of Business Visas
Ghana imposes additional requirements on corporates whose employees enter in terms of Business Visas The Ghana Immigration Service Command in the Western Region conducted an audit in the Oil and Gas sector, whereafter, it issued a Directive in August 2018, which was specifically directed at the Oil and Gas sector.