VSONE Africa launches operations in Kigali

On 20 May 2019 at 10:12

VSONE AFRICA, an IT enterprise solution provider launched its operations in Africa on the last day of Transform Africa 2019, on May 17th, 2019, at the Kigali Marriott Hotel.

With over 10 years’ experience, 600 employees and a turnover of about 35 million USD in 2018, VSONE is currently providing a variety of products and services in the public sector (E-Government), Banking, Financial and Insurance solutions, E-health and hospitality E-services as well as automation of manufacturing across various countries in Asia.

VSONE AFRICA being a tier one partner of HP and other major IT companies such as Oracle, SAP, and others will leverage its parent company broad experience, expertise, products and services to create Made in Africa, by African Solutions.

“Our strategy is to build an African company using our learning from Asia to boost the continent huge talents through strong local partnerships. I am a strong believer on the continent potential”, said VSONE Chairman, Mr. Prabodha Sumanasekera.

He further indicated that VSONE sees Rwanda as a central location from which the company will cover the continent as plans to expand to Kenya, Mozambique, Angola, and DRC are underway. By the end of the year, VSONE will also be operational in the South and West of Africa.

Rwanda has been a leader in the deployment of IT solutions for development, education, and health. It is now building a modern regional airport hub and a strong airline with constant economic growth of over 6%. Therefore, establishing VSONE Africa Headquarters in Rwanda will enable the company to benefit from all these positive factors.

Nkubito Manzi Bakuramutsa, the Africa CEO, mentioned that it is an exciting time for the continent. Africa has 1.2 billion population, 60% of whom are young, full of creativity and talent. We are Inspired by President Kagame quote at the Transform Africa 2019:

“Everything we need for transformation is in the room or represented in the room. VSONE is looking to participate in moving the continent from a consumer of content to a producer of content and a key player in the 4th Industrial revolution. We want to align our business strategy, to the AU and Smart Africa visions.

VSONE Chairman, Mr. Prabodha Sumanasekera speaking at the launch of VSONE AFRICA
Nkubito Manzi Bakuramutsa, the VSONE Africa CEO with the VSONE Chairman, Prabodha Sumanasekera with PSF CEO, Robert Bapfakurera while at the launch of VSONE AFRICA