SABCO - Al Quoz

Month: January 2018

Serving South African Businesses within the UAE

SABCO Annual General Meeting

Monday: 29 January 6.30 for 7pm RSVP to AGENDA: AGM flyer 2018 Final 28 Jan Updated Constitution: Constitutions  

South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies at age 78

South African Jazz legend Hugh Masekela has died on Tuesday in Johannesburg after a long battle with prostate cancer. The family of the 78-year-old musician confirmed his death in a statement which said he passed peacefully surrounded by his family. read more

Bookings closing:Members-Only Exclusive Event: Back 2 Business Networking 22 January 6-9pm

The South African Business Council is proud to announce our participation with more than 20 other Business Councils on the first event in the new year. This is a Members-Only Exclusive Event. Entrance is free of charge but pre-registrations are necessary: For more information,

Obtaining a Certificate of Good Conduct – Police Clearance Certificate from South Africa

The issuing of such a certificate by the SA authorities is nothing new.  It is called a Police Clearance Certificate.  What is new is that the Certificate of Good Conduct (as it is called by the UAE) is now also required for anyone wishing to take up a job in the UAE. If, however, you…
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Overseas Voters – 2019 Elections

Overseas voters need to ensure that they have a valid South African passport and ID book too and we are conveying the message now to ensure that if people are heading home they can get that all in order! Not sure where you are registered, click here:

New Year, New You, New Us

What are you going to do in 2018? New job, get married, travel, get healthy or become part of the ever growing base of South African’s in Emirates supporting each other socially and in business. The following proposed voluntary positions are available for 2018: * President * Vice President * Secretary General * Treasury *…
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10 important things you need to know about VAT in UAE

Here’s a rundown of what you need to know about VAT – from what products and services are subject to it to knowing whether companies are trying to pull a fast one on you If and only if Businesses are not allowed to charge VAT unless they are registered with the Federal Tax Authority and…
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