Tshelela Africa Group

Johannesburg, South Africa

Tshelela Africa is an investment holding company specialising in acquiring, developing, and expanding businesses across diverse sectors. Their vision is to evolve into a global investment entity that responsibly manages resources, generates value, and utilises business as a societal and sectoral transformation catalyst through a strategic approach that prioritises nation-building, sector-specific investments and companies with substantial growth prospects, continuous innovation, and surpassing stakeholder expectations. Moreover, Tshelela Africa is committed to ensuring sustainability and upholding principles of good corporate citizenship in all its endeavours.

Sharon Kamau-Ledwaba

co-founder & director

Sharon Kamau-Ledwaba is the co-founder and COO of Tshelela Africa, along with her husband, Thami Ledwaba. She is a multi-hyphenate professional with experience building sustainable businesses and consulting on violence against women, enterprise and supplier development issues. She specialises in creating ecosystems that provide entrepreneurs within the formal and informal economy access to local and global value chains. She holds a Master’s in Philosophy in Social Justice and is passionate about seeing how business can be used for restoration and empowerment. She is also the founder of The Rested Place, a Christian ministry dedicated to empowering women to live from a place of rest in Jesus in every aspect of their lives.