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Hi! I want to come to Singapore.....

Post by hamyago » Sun, 21 Aug 2005 5:45 pm

Hi! Everybody , Am from Africa and I speak also french, I want to know if there is any African in singapore. I also want to come for a Job and later on open an African Restaurant with my wife, Give me an advice, I do not require a visa to come there (I have 14 days to stay other there)

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Re: Hi! I want to come to Singapore.....

Post by coffeetea » Mon, 22 Aug 2005 1:20 pm

Hi Hamyago,

there are alot of African in Singapore... most of them crowd at Race Course Road.. near Little India.. there are some people selling Africas' food.
hamyago wrote:Hi! Everybody , Am from Africa and I speak also french, I want to know if there is any African in singapore. I also want to come for a Job and later on open an African Restaurant with my wife, Give me an advice, I do not require a visa to come there (I have 14 days to stay other there)

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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 22 Aug 2005 2:04 pm

It may not be impossible but it will be tough.

Read these two MOM publications about work permits and foreign workers.

http://www.mom.gov.sg/NR/rdonlyres/3714 ... 8Apr05.pdf

http://www.mom.gov.sg/NR/rdonlyres/6F8D ... 6Jul04.pdf

What you need to find out is if your country of residence can be included as OK for people seeking work permits. Then you will have to find a company willing to file and application to employ you and apply for a work permit. The employer must post a $5,000 bond and pay a yearly levey to have you work here. You might increase your odds if you were to pay the fees that the employer pays.

Your starting point is to contact MOM and find out if you can even qualify for a work permit. Check out:

http://www.mom.gov.sg/ContactUs/

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Networking for African Expats

Post by aivern » Thu, 01 Sep 2005 12:11 am

I have been hanging about this forum for a bit and been following links on African Expats in Singapore and apart from the occassional connection being made most of the refs have been unhelpful, so far as locating fellow Expats from Africa.

For example I visited race course road and found that most Africans hanging out around there are visiting for a couple of days.

Could someone tell me whether there is a thriving body of expatriate africans around here?

Elseif we must start one, how about starting a football team? lol would we do well.

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Sud Afrika

Post by Sud Afrika » Thu, 01 Sep 2005 12:15 am

Hey I gotta Zimbabwean mate playing in the same rugby club. Gotta few Congolese mates as well...I think the football team is a swell idea!

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Team Afrika

Post by aivern » Thu, 01 Sep 2005 10:59 am

Hum what a coincidence. I am from .zw myself. I think the football team (even a five a side thing) is worth a try. I am especially keen that it be for Expats. I have heard a couple of embarassing stories about fly by night africans in this small place- the stink is just unbearable- some stuff about a team from Senegal.

Anyway, I have a friend who could help organise matches for a team if it is set up. Talk to your mates and see if they are interested. It looks like we have at least 4 players then...

Private message me if you feel comfortable and the rest are the details.

Thanks Sud Afrika

Aivern :wink: [/b]

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Re: Team Afrika

Post by Sud Afrika » Thu, 01 Sep 2005 6:16 pm

aivern wrote:Hum what a coincidence. I am from .zw myself. I think the football team (even a five a side thing) is worth a try. I am especially keen that it be for Expats. I have heard a couple of embarassing stories about fly by night africans in this small place- the stink is just unbearable- some stuff about a team from Senegal.

Anyway, I have a friend who could help organise matches for a team if it is set up. Talk to your mates and see if they are interested. It looks like we have at least 4 players then...

Private message me if you feel comfortable and the rest are the details.

Thanks Sud Afrika

Aivern :wink: [/b]
Gotcha mate!

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Post by Sud Afrika » Thu, 01 Sep 2005 6:25 pm

Tried to PM you but I reckon the fucntion is not working.Why don't you just leave details about games and others here eh?

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PM to you

Post by aivern » Fri, 02 Sep 2005 12:59 pm

I have sent you a PM tell me if you did not get it. I am a bit sensetive about e-mail addresses on public forums.

Thanks again

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Re: PM to you

Post by Sud Afrika » Fri, 02 Sep 2005 1:06 pm

aivern wrote:I have sent you a PM tell me if you did not get it. I am a bit sensetive about e-mail addresses on public forums.

Thanks again
..I received a notification in regards to the PM but when I tried to view it,it said Unauthorised. Something's wrong with it I guess..

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PM Blues

Post by aivern » Fri, 02 Sep 2005 1:16 pm

I used to have that same problem because I had not activated the account from the joining notification that they sent to my e-mail. It will not do too much harm e-mail me on [email protected] and I will resend you the PM.

Thanks Aivern

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Re: PM Blues

Post by Sud Afrika » Fri, 02 Sep 2005 3:24 pm

aivern wrote:I used to have that same problem because I had not activated the account from the joining notification that they sent to my e-mail. It will not do too much harm e-mail me on [email protected] and I will resend you the PM.

Thanks Aivern
Finally managed to access my PM box. Got yyour msg and will be in touch soon.

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Post by kristen love » Wed, 12 Aug 2009 6:09 pm

im singaporean girl.was wondering if you wanna hang out???
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