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, 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 over 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.

OVER 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 32,000 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 25 African Middle Eastern countries. Our 32,000 strong staff service over 5,500 client sites within this operational footprint.

  • Botswana

    Gaborone

    Tel: +26 73 903 656 Address: Plot 115,Unit 8, 1st Floor, Kgale Mews, Gaborone GPS Coordinates:
  • Burkina Faso

    Ouagadougou

    Tel: +22 67 231 6616 Address: Rue 13-55, Porte 592, Zogona, 11 BP 1102, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso GPS Coordinates:GPS Coordinates:
  • Cote d’Ivoire

    Abidjan

    Tel: +22 577 372 7753 Address: 17 Tongon-Mbengue, S/P de Korhogo, 17BP 945 Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire GPS Coordinates:
  • DRC

    Kinshasa

    Tel: +23 324 630-9026 Address: 6529/6 Avenue du Plateau, Gombe, Kinshasa, DRC GPS Coordinates:
  • Egypt

    Cairo

    Tel: +202 28107070 – 75 Address: 9 Damascus Street Mohandessin, Giza, Egypt GPS Coordinates:
  • Ghana

    Accra

    Tel: +23 324 630 9026 Address: 18 Cairo Street, East Legon, Accra. PO Box OS 2428, Osu, Accra, Ghana GPS Coordinates:
  • Guinea

    Conakry

    Tel: +22 67 231-6616 Address: Avenue de la République Commune de Kaloum B.P 3114 Conakry -RG GPS Coordinates:
  • Kenya

    Nairobi

    Tel: +254(0)722 755 033 Address: Global Centre, Yaya Centre, Nairobi, P.O.Box 21842-00505, Nairobi, Kenya GPS Coordinates:
  • Lesotho

    Maseru

    Tel: +22 62 231 1008 Address: PO Box 022, Maseru West 105 Maseru, Lesotho GPS Coordinates:
  • Mali

    Bamako

    Tel: +22 62 231 1008 Address: Porte Bamako ACI 2000, Rue 395, 2401. Bamako, Mali GPS Coordinates:
  • Mauritius

    Ebene

    Tel: (230) – 463 27 66 Address: Suite 1207 Level 12, The Core Building ICT Avenue, Cybercity Ebene Mauritius GPS Coordinates:
  • Mozambique

    Maputo

    Tel: +25 82 149 5870 Address: Rua Pereira do Lago No 234 Maputo, Mozambique GPS Coordinates:
  • Namibia

    Windhoek

    Tel: +26 46 327 4917 Address: 3rd Floor, Mandume Park Building, 1 Teinert Street, 9000 Windhoek, Namibia GPS Coordinates:
  • Nigeria

    Lagos

    Tel: +23 324 630 9026 Address: Balogun & Balogun, 2nd Floor, FCMB Tower, No. 44 Marina. Lagos, Nigeria GPS Coordinates:
  • Senegal

    SARL

    Tel: +221-33-8494040 Address: Nord Foir N95, Derriere Cimetiere GPS Coordinates:
  • Sierra Leone

    Freetown

    Tel: +23 27 751 0833 Address: 3 Sall Drive, Sir Samuel Lewis Street, Aberdeen, Freetown, Sierra Leone GPS Coordinates:
  • South Africa

    Johannesburg & More

    Tel: +27 11 441 5300 Address: Tsebo House, 7 Arnold Road, Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa GPS Coordinates:
    Tel: +27 21 595 8300 Address: Tsebo Terrace, Fairway Close, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa GPS Coordinates:
    Tel: +27 31 571 6300 Addres1 Montgomery Drive, Block B, Mount Edgecombe, Durban, South Africa GPS Coordinates:
  • Swaziland

    Matsapha

    Tel: +26 82 518 6559 Address: PO Box 385, Matsapha, Swaziland GPS Coordinates:
  • Tanzania

    Dar es Salaam

    Tel: +25 577 822 1300 Address: P.O Box 105677, Msasani, Kaunda Drive, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania GPS Coordinates:
  • Uganda

    Kampala

    Tel: +25 641 469 5093 Address: Plot 18 A, Kyadondo Road, Kampala, Uganda GPS Coordinates:
  • Zambia

    Kitwe

    Tel: +26 021 184 7711 Address: House Number 7, Bombesheni Close, Riverside Kitwe, Zambia GPS Coordinates:
  • Zimbabwe

    Harare

    Tel: (263-4) 620301/9 Address: 47 Plymouth Road, Southerton, Harare, Zimbabwe GPS Coordinates:
Bahrain Riffa
+966 13 887 6211 Kingdom of Bahrain Flat 105, Building No.1942 Road 133, Riffa – 913 Email Us
Botswana Gaborone
+26 73 903 656 Plot 115 Unit 8, 1st Floor Kgale Mews Gaborone Email Us
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou
+22 67 231 6616 Rue 13-55, Porte 592 Zogona, 11 BP 1102 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Email Us
Cote d’Ivoire Abidjan
+22 577 372 7753 17 Tongon-Mbengue S/P de Korhogo, 17BP 945 Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire Email Us
DRC Kinshasa
+23 324 630-9026 6529/6 Avenue du Plateau, Gombe, Kinshasa, DRC Email Us
Egypt
Ghana Accra
+23 324 630 9026 18 Cairo Street, East Legon, Accra. PO Box OS 2428, Osu, Accra, Ghana Email Us
Guinea Conakry
Avenue de la République Commune de Kaloum B.P 3114 Conakry -RG +22 67 231-6616 Email Us
Kenya Nairobi

+254(0)722 755 033

Global Centre, Yaya Centre, Nairobi

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

Email Us
Lesotho Maseru
+22 62 231 1008 PO Box 022, Maseru West 105 Maseru, Lesotho Email Us
Mali Bamako
+23 324 630 9026 Porte Bamako ACI 2000, Rue 395, 2401. Bamako, Mali Email Us
Mauritius Ebene
(230) – 463 27 66 Suite 1207 Level 12, The Core Building ICT Avenue, Cybercity Ebene Mauritius Email Us
Mozambique Maputo
+25 82 149 5870 1593 Avenida Julius Nyerere. Maputo, Mozambique Email Us
Namibia Windhoek
+26 46 327 4917 3rd Floor, Mandume Park Building, 1 Teinert Street, 9000 Windhoek, Namibia Email Us
Nigeria Lagos
+23 324 630 9026 Balogun & Balogun, 2nd Floor, FCMB Tower, No. 44 Marina. Lagos, Nigeria Email Us
Saudi Arabia Al-Khobar
+966 13 887 6211 Xenel Building, 28th Street, Saudi Arabia 31952. Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia Email Us
Senegal SARL
+221-33-8494040 Nord Foir N95, Derriere Cimetiere Email Us
Sierra Leone Freetown
+23 27 751 0833 3 Sall Drive, Sir Samuel Lewis Street, Aberdeen, Freetown, Sierra Leone Email Us
South Africa Johannesburg
+27 11 441 5300 Tsebo House, 7 Arnold Road, Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa Email Us
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 Email Us
  • 25 Countries
  • 50 Years
  • 34 Offices
  • 5 500 Sites
  • 32 000 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.

2020.

Wendel Group and Capital Group Private Markets exit their shareholding. A consortium of South African banks and financial investors, including Investec Bank, Nedbank Private Equity, Standard Chartered Bank, Ninety One and Khulasande Capital conclude a transaction and enter as shareholders, together with management and the newly formed Tsebo ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Trust.

  • 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 Learning and Development Academy is accredited by THETA (the Tourism and Hospitality Education and Training Authority).

The Tsebo Learning and Development Academy conducts over 20, 000 training sessions across all our businesses, annually. Immense job creation has also taken place within the Group’s divisional operations, with the organisational headcount growing from 10,000 to more than 32,000 people over the past ten years.

OUR SHAREHOLDERS

In 2020, a consortium of South African banks and financial investors, including Investec Bank, Nedbank Private Equity, Standard Chartered Bank, Ninety One and Khulasande Capital, concluded a transaction to acquire the operations of Tsebo Solutions, together with management and the newly formed Tsebo ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Trust. More about our shareholders:

Investec is an international banking and wealth management group, which was founded in South Africa in 1974. It has a dual listing on the JSE and LSE. Investec provides financial products and services, imbued with a personal approach, to a select client base in two principal markets: South Africa and the UK, as well as certain other countries.

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Nedbank Private Equity, is a prominent and leading private equity investor in Southern Africa and forms part of one of South Africa’s largest independent banking institutions – Nedbank Group. This private equity division has successfully invested in a broad range of companies over the past 25 years.

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Standard Chartered is a multinational banking and financial services company. The Group pursues a focused network strategy, which includes Africa Middle East, offering corporate clients support in cross-border capital, investment opportunities, assistance with expansion into new markets and facilitation of strategic partnerships.

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Ninety One is an independent, active global asset manager dedicated to delivering compelling outcomes for its clients. Established in South Africa in 1991, formerly known as Investec Asset Management, the firm offers distinctive active strategies across equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives to institutions, advisors and individual investors worldwide.

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Khulasande Capital is a Black-owned and controlled private equity and investment vehicle. Khulasande, which means to grow and multiply, is dedicated to South Africa’s growth through Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment. As a credible commercial BEE partner, Khulasande aims to develop South African enterprises while contributing to the broad-based South African society and economy through social initiatives.

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Recognising the importance of the alignment between management, staff and shareholders in creating value for all stakeholders, management continues to invest alongside the corporate shareholders and has further created an employee share ownership plan known as the Tsebo ESOP Trust. Management’s investment, together with the ESOP Trust, deepens the alignment of the company’s mid and top-level executives with shareholders.

 

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