Africa HR Solutions provides PEO services (Professional Employer Organization) for organizations that want to hire expats and local nationals in Botswana. We enable you to run payroll without first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Botswana. Your workforce is hired according to local labor laws.
As an African PEO expert, Africa HR Solutions manages employment contract best practices and guarantees 100% compliance for your workers in Botswana.
Passports and Visas
Visitors or expats to Africa must have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond with your travelling documents, proofs of accommodation and a good amount of income for the duration of your stay. Ensuring that you have a sufficient blank visa pages is also a must.
Banks and Foreign Exchange
Botswana banking systems only accept US Dollars, GBP Sterling, Euro and South African Rand in cash. Travelers Cheques in any of the above currencies are also acceptable.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
$7,347.6 per capita
Unemployment Rate: 24.7%
Gaborone is the official capital of Botswana and the largest city as well. There is about 10% of the population who live there and it is situated in the southern part of the country. A young metropolis, it experienced a boom in the diamond industry. It is home to the administrative, commercial and political purposes. Gaborone is a city are you shall find restaurants, shopping malls and good hotels.
The official language of Botswana is English however the bantu languages are also highly present among the locals. Afrikaans is also spoken in the country.
The world’s fastest growing economy is Botswana and the world’s largest producer of diamonds and where trading became affluent, transforming it into a middle-income country. The economy is highly dependent on diamond mining and tourism. The Botswanan economy growth recorded a promising growth rate in the first quarter of 2016. However, a diversification in the economy is essential for the country to keep rising and to create more employment for the locals.
Summer is from November to March and usually brings very high temperatures. It is also a rainy season although only usually for a short period of time. The winter season starts from May and ends in August. This is also the dry season where there is usually no rainfall.
Interesting Fact about Botswana
Around 38% of the country’s surface is dedicated to national parks, reserves and wildlife management areas, which is one of the higher ranks compared to most other countries.
Human Resources Management
Payroll Administration and processing
Recruiting and Outplacement support
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Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.
Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.
Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.
A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.
Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.
He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.
Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.
With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.
His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.
He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.
Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.