We have the local expertise and global standards to offer our clients services and solutions that improve workplace productivity and supports their success.

 
 

Tsebo has extensive experience in supporting our clients across a diverse range of industry sectors across Africa Middle East.

 

About Us

Overview

As a leading workplace management solutions provider across Africa Middle East, operating in over 27 countries, with over 38, 000 employees, Tsebo Solutions Group offers our clients improved workplace productivity that supports their success.

Our local expertise, global standards and innovative integrated solutions enable us to be the company that supports the best companies across Africa Middle East.

We have nearly 50 years of experience in helping our clients navigate the region’s bewildering scale and complexity, with Africa Middle East consisting of 65 countries and spanning across six time-zones – the land area exceeds that of China, Europe, and the United States combined. It has over a thousand languages and huge diversity in income levels, resource endowment, infrastructure development, educational attainment, and business sophistication.

Tsebo’s in-depth knowledge of operating across the region is our client’s advantage.

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THE TSEBO DIFFERENCE

The Tsebo Solutions Group is unique. We are the only workplace management solutions provider across Africa Middle East that offers both:

LOCAL EXPERTISE

We have a deeply ingrained understanding of operating in local communities and cultures across Africa Middle East and our people, the essence of our business, are experts in what they do.

GLOBAL STANDARDS

We use Global Best Practice systems of Quality Management, Ethics, Health & Safety and environmental protection.

NEARLY 50-YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

 

OUR CLIENT ASSURANCE: a workplace optimised for performance and compliance.

“A WORKPLACE THAT WORKS FOR YOU”

 

OUR VALUES

As the leading workplace management solutions provider across Africa Middle East, we provide employment for more than 38,000 people and form an important part of many societies.

Our values underpin who we are and serve to direct our thinking, our decision-making and the way we conduct our business as ‘ONE TSEBO’.

The four Tsebo values support our vision, shape our culture, and reflect what we value:

We embrace highly ethical, moral and respectful behaviour, without exception.

INTEGRITY

We seek opportunity, respond rapidly, strive for continuous improvement and behave like intrapreneurs.

ENTERPRISING

We care for people, communities and the environment.

CARING

We are industrious, efficient and dependable.

DILIGENT

OUR PURPOSE

Our people are our strength. Through hard work and dedication to the task at hand they advance the true potential of our clients. We are strong because we are ‘ONE TSEBO’. The three layers of the logo represent the three building blocks of our company purpose:

TO UPLIFT SOCIETY

TO SERVE PEOPLE

WE DEVELOP PEOPLE

THE TSEBO PURPOSE STATEMENT:

WE DEVELOP PEOPLE, TO SERVE PEOPLE, TO UPLIFT SOCIETY

OUR VISION

To be the Africa Middle East Leader in integrated Workplace Management Solutions, and the partner of choice for clients operating in the region.

OUR MISSION

To provide our clients with Workplace Solutions that support their success, whilst creating opportunity for upliftment for our people and communities.

Our Footprint

We have established offices in 27 African Middle Eastern countries. Our 38,000 strong staff service over 7,500 client sites within this operational footprint.

  • Botswana

    Gaborone

    +26 73 903 656

    Plot 115
    Unit 8, 1st Floor
    Kgale Mews
    Gaborone

  • Burkina Faso

    Ouagadougou

    +22 67 231 6616
    Rue 13-55, Porte 592
    Zogona, 11 BP 1102
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

  • Cote d’Ivoire

    Abidjan

    +22 577 372 7753
    17 Tongon-Mbengue
    S/P de Korhogo, 17BP 945
    Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

  • DRC

    Kinshasa

    +23 324 630-9026
    6529/6 Avenue du Plateau, Gombe,
    Kinshasa, DRC

  • Egypt

    Cairo

    +202 28107070 – 75
    9 Damascus Street
    Mohandessin, Giza, Egypt

  • Ghana

    Accra

    +23 324 630 9026
    18 Cairo Street, East Legon, Accra.
    PO Box OS 2428, Osu,
    Accra, Ghana

  • Guinea

    Conakry

    Avenue de la République
    Commune de Kaloum
    B.P 3114
    Conakry -RG
    +22 67 231-6616

  • Kenya

    Nairobi

    +254(0)722 755 033

    Global Centre, Yaya Centre, Nairobi

    P.O.Box 21842-00505,
    Nairobi, Kenya

  • Lesotho

    Maseru

    +22 62 231 1008
    PO Box 022,
    Maseru West 105
    Maseru, Lesotho

  • Liberia

    Monrovia

    +23 188 089 3039
    3rd Floor, Fedex Plaza,
    80 Broad Street
    Monrovia, Liberia

  • Mali

    Bamako

    +23 324 630 9026
    Porte
    Bamako ACI 2000,
    Rue 395, 2401.
    Bamako, Mali

  • Mauritius

    Ebene

    (230) – 463 27 66
    Suite 1207
    Level 12, The Core Building
    ICT Avenue, Cybercity Ebene
    Mauritius

  • Mozambique

    Maputo

    +25 82 149 5870
    Rua Pereira do Lago No 234
    Maputo, Mozambique

  • Namibia

    Windhoek

    +26 46 327 4917
    3rd Floor, Mandume Park Building,
    1 Teinert Street, 9000
    Windhoek, Namibia

  • Nigeria

    Lagos

    +23 324 630 9026
    Balogun & Balogun,
    2nd Floor, FCMB Tower,
    No. 44 Marina.
    Lagos, Nigeria

  • Senegal

    SARL

    +221-33-8494040
    Nord Foir N95,
    Derriere Cimetiere

  • Sierra Leone

    Freetown

    +23 27 751 0833
    3 Sall Drive, Sir Samuel Lewis Street, Aberdeen,
    Freetown, Sierra Leone

  • South Africa

    Johannesburg & More

    +27 11 441 5300
    Tsebo House, 7 Arnold Road, Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa

    +27 21 595 8300
    Tsebo Terrace, Fairway Close, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa

    +27 31 571 6300
    1 Montgomery Drive, Block B, Mount Edgecombe, Durban, South Africa

  • Swaziland

    Matsapha

    +26 82 518 6559
    PO Box 385,
    Matsapha, Swaziland

  • Tanzania

    Dar es Salaam

    +25 577 822 1300
    P.O Box 105677,
    Msasani, Kaunda Drive,
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

  • Uganda

    Kampala

    +25 641 469 5093
    Plot 18 A, Kyadondo Road,
    Kampala, Uganda

  • Zambia

    Kitwe

    +26 021 184 7711
    House Number 7,
    Bombesheni Close, Riverside
    Kitwe, Zambia

  • Zimbabwe

    Harare

    (263-4) 620301/9
    47 Plymouth Road,
    Southerton,
    Harare, Zimbabwe

Bahrain
Riffa

+966 13 887 6211
Kingdom of Bahrain
Flat 105, Building No.1942
Road 133, Riffa – 913

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Botswana
Gaborone

+26 73 903 656

Plot 115
Unit 8, 1st Floor
Kgale Mews
Gaborone

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Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou

+22 67 231 6616
Rue 13-55, Porte 592
Zogona, 11 BP 1102
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

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Cote d’Ivoire
Abidjan

+22 577 372 7753
17 Tongon-Mbengue
S/P de Korhogo, 17BP 945
Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

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DRC
Kinshasa

+23 324 630-9026
6529/6 Avenue du Plateau, Gombe,
Kinshasa, DRC

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Egypt

Ghana
Accra

+23 324 630 9026
18 Cairo Street, East Legon, Accra.
PO Box OS 2428, Osu,
Accra, Ghana

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Guinea
Conakry

Avenue de la République
Commune de Kaloum
B.P 3114
Conakry -RG
+22 67 231-6616

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Kenya
Nairobi

+254(0)722 755 033

Global Centre, Yaya Centre, Nairobi

P.O.Box 21842-00505,
Nairobi, Kenya

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Lesotho
Maseru

+22 62 231 1008
PO Box 022,
Maseru West 105
Maseru, Lesotho

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Liberia
Monrovia

+23 188 089 3039
3rd Floor, Fedex Plaza,
80 Broad Street
Monrovia, Liberia

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Mali
Bamako

+23 324 630 9026
Porte
Bamako ACI 2000,
Rue 395, 2401.
Bamako, Mali

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Mauritius
Ebene

(230) – 463 27 66
Suite 1207
Level 12, The Core Building
ICT Avenue, Cybercity Ebene
Mauritius

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Mozambique
Maputo

+25 82 149 5870
1593 Avenida Julius Nyerere.
Maputo, Mozambique

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Namibia
Windhoek

+26 46 327 4917
3rd Floor, Mandume Park Building,
1 Teinert Street, 9000
Windhoek, Namibia

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Nigeria
Lagos

+23 324 630 9026
Balogun & Balogun,
2nd Floor, FCMB Tower,
No. 44 Marina.
Lagos, Nigeria

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Saudi Arabia
Al-Khobar

+966 13 887 6211
Xenel Building, 28th Street, Saudi Arabia 31952.
Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

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Senegal
SARL

+221-33-8494040
Nord Foir N95,
Derriere Cimetiere

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Sierra Leone
Freetown

+23 27 751 0833
3 Sall Drive, Sir Samuel Lewis Street, Aberdeen,
Freetown, Sierra Leone

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South Africa
Johannesburg

+27 11 441 5300
Tsebo House, 7 Arnold Road, Rosebank,
Johannesburg, South Africa

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Swaziland
Matsapha

+26 82 518 6559
PO Box 385,
Matsapha, Swaziland

Email Us

Tanzania
Dar es Salaam

+25 577 822 1300
P.O Box 105677,
Msasani, Kaunda Drive,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Email Us

Uganda
Kampala

+25 641 469 5093
Plot 18 A, Kyadondo Road,
Kampala, Uganda

Email Us

Zambia
Kitwe

+26 021 184 7711
House Number 7,
Bombesheni Close, Riverside
Kitwe, Zambia

Email Us

Zambia
Harare

(263-4) 620301/9
47 Plymouth Road,
Southerton,
Harare, Zimbabwe
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  • 27 Countries
  • 49 Years
  • 49 Offices
  • 7 500 Sites
  • 38 000 Employees

OUR HISTORY

1971.

Company founded as a contract catering business by Federale, ICS and Trust Houses (UK).

1979.

Trust Houses sells its share to the other shareholders.

1981.

Fedics implements its first affirmative action programme, and documents its first “BEE policy”.

1983.

We sponsor the SA Chef’s Association to develop Black Chefs.

1994.

We win the Sancorp Investor in People Award.

1995.

We win the BMF Most Progressive Company Award.

1996.

We conclude our first BEE transactions with Nozala Investments, SIP and IPG as shareholders.

1998.

Company rebranded as Tsebo Outsourcing Group.

1999.

We introduce an HIV/Aids programme to drive access to health.

2000.

Management, Nozala Investment Holding and Ethos Private Equity delist the company.

2003.

Tsebo successfully hosts the All-African Games in Lagos, Nigeria, our largest project to date.

2005.

Tsebo Outsourcing Group becomes one of the first organisations of its size to achieve ‘excellent’ BEE accreditation through Empowerdex.

2007.

We achieve Level 3 BEE Contribution status.


Shareholders Ethos exit and ABSA Capital enters with a cash injection of R1.2bn, R331m of this is allocated to empowerment shareholders.

2008.

Equality Reef Services Catering joins the Tsebo Group.


Tsebo expands into the Middle East Oil & Gas sector through Karam-Fedics.

2009.

We achieve Level 2 BEE Contribution status.


We launch an aggressive Disability Awareness Programme, employing over 200 disabled people across several operating sites.


TsAfrika Catering joins the Tsebo Group.

2010.

We reach 94.21 out of 100 BEE points, maintaining one of the highest Level 2 industry scores for a company our size.


The Board approves a greater level of investment in job creation, franchising, skills and enterprise development.

2011.

Tsebo celebrates its 40th Anniversary by launching the Tsebo Foundation, a charitable vehicle to command the Group’s CSI in Education and Health Improvement.

2012.

We enter the Energy Management sector with a differentiated, yet complementary offering.


We launch the Tsebo Hygiene Solutions Division.


Servco Catering Mozambique joins the Tsebo Group.


ECHS Cleaning, a major competitor, joins the Tsebo Group.

2013.

We win our first Pan-African contract with Barclays PLC, managing 2 000 sites in 12 countries.


Ubunye Cleaning Services joins the Group.


ABSA are replaced by Rockwood Private Equity.

2014.

Tsebo welcomes Backbone Management Services as Project and Move Management specialists.


Callguard Security Services is welcomed into the Tsebo Group.


We merge with Allterrain Services Group (ATS) to create a Pan-African multi-services group.

2015.

Thorburn Security Services joins the Tsebo Group.

2016.

Tsebo achieves an historic Level 1 Rating on the 2015 Amended BEE codes in South Africa


Drake & Scull rebranded as Tsebo Facilities Solutions.


Rockwood Private Equity exit their shareholding and are replaced by Wendel SE as the lead investor, together with the Capital Group and Women’s Development Bank


Super Clean joins the Tsebo Group

2018.

Rapid FM Nigeria joins the Tsebo Family

2019.

Tsebo expands into the Egyptian Market.

  • 1970s

  • 1980s

  • 1990s

  • 2000s

  • 2010s

OUR PEOPLE

We believe that developing our people - the heart of Tsebo, is the foundation of our purpose and the key to our customer’s success.

Tsebo’s growth has always been linked to equal opportunity employment. Our starter job profiles, coupled with the growth and training opportunities from within the Group, make us one of Africa Middle East’s most trusted employment providers.

Our managers and staff count among the most qualified in the industry and receive continuous training to a standard of tireless improvement. Our Tsebo Skills Academy is accredited by THETA (the Tourism and Hospitality Education and Training Authority).

The Tsebo Skills Academy has trained more than 50,000 people over the last 3 years. Immense job creation has also taken place within the Group’s divisional operations, with the organisational headcount growing from 10,000 to more than 38,000 people over the past ten years.

OUR SHAREHOLDERS

In 2016, the Wendel Group signed an agreement to become the majority shareholder of the Tsebo Solutions Group. Wendel is one of Europe’s leading listed investment firms, working at the crossroads of industry and finance. As an active shareholder with over three centuries of experience, Wendel implements long-term development strategies, which involve boosting growth and margins of companies to enhance their leading market positions.

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In January 2017, Capital Group Private Markets, an experienced emerging markets private equity group and part of the Capital Group Companies, a leading global investment management organization with over 85 years of asset management experience, became a significant minority shareholder in Tsebo. The Group is one of the world’s largest investment management organizations, managing more than $1.8 trillion.

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In 2017, the Tsebo also welcomed the WDB (Women’s Development Business) who came on board as a substantial equity shareholder in the Group. WDB is a women founded, women-led and operated group with a combined over 25 years’ experience with a focus on funding and supporting women entrepreneurs and focuses on making a social impact on women; providing them with business funding and investment opportunities.

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In 2016, Tsebo established the Tirhani Trust, which contributes towards advancing the development of women in South Africa. By empowering our two beneficiary partners, namely the DreamGirls Academy and the National Movement of Rural Women (NMRW), Tsebo contributes towards small women owned businesses and upskills women across South Africa to be active participants in the prosperity and growth of the economy.

 

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