Are there any unusual problems with insects or other infestations in housing?
The only problem that we have had are ants inside the house. I have noticed this with most of the embassy houses. - Jan 2016
We have an ant problem inside the house and I have learned to live it. - Jun 2015
The millipedes and grasshoppers are the size of a grown man's hand, and there are scorpions around, but mosquitoes aren't really a problem in this part of Africa. Ants also get everywhere in the houses (the doors don't go all the way to the ground, and insulation isn't something that is used here). I'd pack more plastic for pantry items if I could do it over again. - May 2013
Plenty of bugs and they're supersized! Crickets/grasshoppers are extra large as are moths. There are plenty of ants, spiders and other bugs. It is Africa after all. - Jan 2013
Not really any..... Up north there are mosquitoes at sometimes during the year and you can easily get medication if you are traveling there during rainy season. Some folks have ant issues, but we haven't. - Jul 2012