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The Company

What started in 2003 as a small, 2-truck, home-grown fleet management company has evolved into a world-class group of companies with impact and a footprint in the complete value chain of fleet services. With an extensive fleet of vehicles managed and heavy investment in technology, people and relationships has seen our offering expand into complementary services like car rental, tracking and monitoring, tourism and automotive sales.

Afrirent Holdings was founded in 2017 as the investment company that houses our ever-expanding pride of businesses in the fleet management services and complementary industries.

Afrirent Holdings’ core function is to explore and investigate expansion and growth strategies whilst ensuring that the operating entities not stray from our core competencies and values of valour, wisdom, family and an international standard of professionalism.


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The People

Senzo Tsabedze

Senzo is the founder of Afrirent Holdings and has 16 years’ experience in fleet management solutions and fleet telematics. He founded Indalo Fleet Solutions in 2002 – the first black owned fleet management company in South Africa. He acquired Afrirent Fleet Management in 2006 which he grew into one of the largest fleet management companies in the country.

Senzo started his business career in 1999 when he registered his first company called Siyenza Consulting. In 2002, he established Indalo Fleet Solutions. The company’s first government contract was at Bushbuckridge Local Municipality for fleet management, in 2006. Senzo was awarded District Entrepreneur of the year 2007 by Ehlanzeni District Municipality mayor.

Senzo Tsabedze


Thenjiwe Tsabedze

Thenjiwe is a qualified auditor with 10 years’ experience in the public sector where she build up and refined an in-depth knowledge and vast understanding of the workings of the public sector. The majority of Afrirent’s clients today are from this sector. Thenjiwe has also served on various risk management and audit committees, both as chairperson and committee member. She officialy joined Afrirent in 2013 to strengthen Corporate Governance and other compliance structures and to ensure that the vision of Afrirent is supported from the financial side.

Thenjiwe Tsabedze


Senzo and Thenjiwe are passionate about their people – the people they refer to as “our family”, the people whose commitment, dedication and professionalism they describe as the driving force behind the success of Afrirent.


Our growth strategy is based on building on our core competencies and expanding our experience to complementary industries.

Afrirent Holdings is actively developing an organisation that adds value to every node and contact point of the fleet management value chain and expanding into complementary industries reliant on this full fleet management offering.

Afrirent Holdings’ companies are involved in Energy Management, Fleet Management, Tourism and Leisure, Trailer Repair and Refurbishment, Private Equity, Transport & Logistics, Private Public Partnerships, Property & Retail Development.

The various companies of the group operate independent of each other but pull together for synergies when required. Afrirent Holdings’ strategy is to create centers of excellence in each operating company.

The Head Office is led by the CEO Senzo Tsabedze and handles all strategic and partner relationships, strategic sales and business development, stakeholder and support management of the various companies.


Social Investment Initiative - Tsabedze Foundation

Afrirent Holdings manages its own Social Investment initiative known as the Tsabedze Foundation. The Foundation was started in May 2020 to help previously disadvantaged individuals as well as those in dire need of essential social and educational services.

Founded on the principles of caring and Ubuntu the foundation funds amongst other things food, clothing, and medicine to the neediest in South Africa. Tsabedze Foundation strives to both uplift the belief people have in themselves that “anything in life is possible as long as you believe in yourself”, but also to restore the dignity they once had or wish to have in future as a result.

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Mogale City Municipality

Mogale City Municipality

Mogale City is determined to provide its citizens with the best service possible. To assist to honour its promise to its citizens, Mogale City Local Municipality appointed Afrirent to supply, deliver and manage a widely varying fleet of 168 vehicles.

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