Our Vision

Our vision is to become the leading and most trusted digital platform, connecting job seekers, professionals and organisations across the African continent more efficiently

  • Tanzania
  • South Africa
  • Congo
  • Egypt
  • Nigeria
  • Ethopia
  • Kenya
  • Sudan
  • Algeria
  • Uganda
  • Morocco
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Help Job Seekers to find the career that they will love. Improve their competitiveness, exposure and visibility.

Foster cultural exchange and enable cross-border opportunities across the African continent.

Increase awareness for qualification requirements and present possibilities to acquire them.

Support organisations to identify the best job candidates across the African continent.

Simplify the employment process while reducing cost and increasing efficiency.

Meet the afringa team

  • Victor Gerhard Thien

    Victor Gerhard Thien

    Founder and Senior Advisor

    Victor spent 8 years in management consulting, before he decided to build a digital platform that enables job seekers and professionals to connect with employers and companies across the entire African continent.

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  • Jean de Dieu Oemba Sibomana

    Sibomana Oemba Jean De Dieu

    Community Manager

    Jean de Dieu manages the afringa community and makes sure, there’s always a friendly ear for the concerns of our afringa members. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to him.

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  • Diego Costa

    Diego Costa

    Senior Technical Advisor / Chief Technology Officer

    Diego is responsible for all information technology and engineering at afringa. With many years of experience, he drives the technological vision of afringa forward and oversees the introduction of new features for our users.

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  • Jonathan Wiklund

    Jonathan Wiklund

    Technology Subject Matter Expert

    Jonathan provides afringa with advice on latest technology developments and the implementation of smartphone apps as well as application programming interfaces with afringa partners.

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  • Yasmin Sarwar

    Holger Vogt

    Regional Director East Africa

    Holger is serving as Regional Director East Africa and enables the company to strengthen its regional presence. With his industry networks and market experience he executes the company's ambitious growth plan in East Africa. Get in touch with Holger and discuss how afringa can improve your recruitment processes.

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  • Yasmin Sarwar

    Andrew Ochagla

    Country Head of Nigeria

    Andrew serves as executive team member and country head of Nigeria. He supports afringa’s ambitious overall growth plans in Nigeria and other west African countries.

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Meet the advisory board

  • Zakaria Ibba Limane

    Zakaria Ibba Limane

    Advisor & SME

    He has 20 years of experience in strategic HR management with large industrial corporations such as Bombardier and Hilti.

  • Dr. ir. Meshia Cédric Oveneke

    Dr. ir. Meshia Cédric Oveneke

    Artificial Intelligence Advisor & SME

    Senior researcher, engineer, consultant and teaching fellow with more than 10 years of experience in Artificial Intelligence (AI). He advises Afringa on the successful adoption of fit-for-purpose AI technologies.

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  • Pryde A. Kisob

    Pryde A. Kisob


    Pryde continuously helps to set afringa’s course with his valuable subject matter expertise on various African countries and his deep understanding of digital business models.

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  • Dr. Christian Lindfeld

    Dr. Christian Lindfeld

    Africa Expert

    Christian has lived and worked in Sub-Saharan Africa. With his experience and expertise in market entry strategies, growth plans and business development, he advises afringa on strategic matters.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the benefits of afringa?

    afringa is focused on both social and commercial aspects for the African continent. afringa’s main goal is to become the leading online business network and career life cycle platform across Africa. We aim to simplify the employment process for job seekers and companies as well as to eliminate job application costs for African job candidates. Our target is to empower African employees, students, professionals, and entrepreneurs to improve their careers. We help them to find suitable jobs and to understand the job market requirements. We also encourage them to build their own network and increase the visibility and exposure of their career profiles across African borders. You can find jobs, internships and temporary work on afringa for your country and other African countries. We want to unite African countries and make it more easy for you to connect with African people/ companies inside and outside of your country.
  • What do I need to do to start using afringa?

    All you need to start using afringa is an active email address. This is the only way afringa will ever contact you, i.e. to inform you on updates on your profile.
  • How much does it cost to use afringa?

    It is free of charge to register and access afringa services for job seekers. Only companies will pay for afringa’s recruiting services. There are absolutely no costs to sign up and use afringa, at all.
  • What happens when I sign up on afringa?

    Once you have signed up, you will automatically receive a confirmation email from the afringa team. This email contains a confirmation link that you have to click, in order to activate your afringa account and so that we know you really exist. Once you have clicked the confirmation link, the next step is to update your afringa career profile. You can either use your smartphone or a computer to update your career profile.

    Please follow these video guides on how to successfully update your afringa career profile:

    Create an afringa account (Smartphone, Computer)

    Update your afringa career profile on (Smartphone, Computer)
  • Does afringa connect me with different job opportunities?

    You can apply for as many job opportunities as you would like, regardless of your current location. Please note that you are free to apply for any position or any opportunity however,all you need to to be interested in that opportunity.
  • Which part of Africa does afringa operate in?

    afringa is currently active in more than 40 African countries such as Rwanda, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, and many more.
  • Can I have a job/internship with afringa?

    You can find our job opportunities here
  • As a new afringa user, does afringa guarantee the privacy of my personal information used on the afringa platform?

    At afringa, your personal information is highly secured and shall never be displayed to any external partner at any cost or benefit. However, in order to fully trust the security of your personal information and privacy of your afringa account, you are highly encouraged to use a strong password that contains numbers, a mix of capital and lower capital letters and signs. Your video job application is only accessible to the employing person inside the company.
  • Will you provide me with recommendations for further education?

    Yes, soon you will receive automatic recommendations based on your existing qualifications, your current location and preferences. Recommendations will consists of coaching for further education at your location or online courses.

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If you have any questions please give us a shout. We are always here to help you find the career that you love.


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