Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) PEO (Professional Employer Organization)

Situated in central Africa, welcome to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) formerly known as the Belgian Congo. Bordered by the Central African Republic, Congo, Angola, Zambia, Tanzania and Uganda, it has a population of 80 million inhabitants and the increase is set to be positive. DRC has one of the saddest stories of the dark continent and after years of struggles, it is now heading the right direction even though there’s a long road to go. It has beautiful landscapes and those who try the adventure are ultimately adventure-takers.

What should I know about business in Democratic Republic of Congo

Opportunities to make investments in DRC are limitless, giving a boost for businesses to grow. Africa HR solutions is the specialist on the African market as we aim to provide companies with the best payroll solutions for all employees. Whether being local or expatriate, we give the opportunity to explore and invest in this boundless market in an efficient manner, free of any administrative harassment.

As your Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) PEO, we ensure employers have the assistance and guidance they need for all aspects of compliance. We serve as the employer for taxes while employees perform their work for different companies. A number of tasks are attributed to the PEO to perform:

    Payroll Processing and funding
    Tax Fillings
    Employment contracts
    International Outsourcing
    Payroll Outsourcing
    Employee Issues
    Unemployment Insurance
    Employee terminations
    Employment paperwork

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Major Imports:






Palm oil.

Major exports:


Purposed ships

Refined copperRough wood.

Main trading partners:







United Kingdom.

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

$55.8 billion

1% growth

7% 5-year annual growth

$704 per capita

Unemployment Rate: 8.0%

Global Ranking in Economy progress 2016: 163rd


Kinshasa is the official capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is the largest city of the river and situated along of the Congo River and ranks as the third largest metropolitan area and province with improved and restored infrastructures. Ancient trading city, it is popular for its typical sense of humor, muse and love of dancing. Home to the commercial affluence, Kinshasa’s infrastructures are today being reestablished.


Congolese franc


French is the official language of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the second largest francophone population in the world after France. It is used for educational and to facilitate communication between individuals. Lingala is a widely spoken as well but is among a lot of native languages spoken in the country.


DRC has the potential to become one of the richest in the continent because of the tremendous natural resources: minerals, metals, large copper reserves and copper plants, it is home to one of the largest minerals of the world. Congo’s mineral wealth is the pillar of the economy and public reserves and vigorous extractive industries have also stimulated the DRC’s growth.

Interesting fact about Democratic Republic of Congo

At 2,344,858 square kilometers, the DRC covers a land area larger than the combined territories of Spain, France, Germany, Sweden, and Norway. Congo is the second largest country in the African continent.

Here at Africa HR, We Offer A Professional Employment Outsourcing (PEO) Services

We provide businesses with wide range of human resources services which includes:

Human Resources Management

Salary Surveys

Payroll Administration and processing

Immigration Solutions

Recruiting and Outplacement support

Government Compliance




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.



Head of Legal & Compliance

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 daruty


Head of Commercial

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.