About Inhlonhla

Inhlonhla is a duly registered and regulated investment advisory company that was incorporated in 2004.



 Our vision is to empower the domestic economy through ownership,strategic acquisitions and sound investment advice.


Our mission is to be the most trusted investment advisor to our clients that focuses on investing mainly within Eswatini.

Core Values

  • Accountability
  • Professionalism
  • Efficiency
  • Transparency
  • Integrity

Inhlonhla-Our name, Our pride!

Inhlonhla, a name derived from historic African societies means a cattle post .In the yesteryears ,African Societies did not have banking Institutions hence cattle where kept at “INHLONHLA” where they could be kept and fattened up until the owner is ready to put them up for sale.

Our logo, Our image.

The imagery on the Inhlonhla logo shows the sun rising and symbolizes our bright prospects for our clients in the continued growth of their wealth. With the energy and shininess that the sun exudes, the Inhlonhla team is devoting to walking with it’s  clients through  sun and cloud, with optimism that the sun always prevails.

Our Investment Philosophy

At Inhlonha we offer tailored investment solutions. Our ability to identifying local opportunities that match our clients' risk profiles has allowed us to boost about our success in mobilizing domestic resources to build the Kingdom of Eswatini.

Our Track Record

  • We are Pioneers in the development of a portfolio of quality and tangible local assets in excess of E1 billion. 
  • We have transferred more than E 600 million in foreign-owned assets to local ownership.
  • We have successfully advised on major transactions nationally including SAPPI purchase and Acquisition of Township Developers, amongst others.
  • The aquisition and sale of 50 per cent of the New Mall in Mbabane.
  • We have injected E80 million Emalangeni into the construction of the Swazi Plaza.
  • We have Injected funds into the country's education.
  • We have injected E 20 million Emalangeni in SMME’s.

Meet Our Team

Mr Mbuso Simelane

Managing Director


Mbuso is responsible for managing the company in its entirety. To grow Inhlonhla's annual income, he advises portfolio managers on suitable investment opportunities in Eswatini and markets the company's services.

He interacts with the goverment, regulatory authoroties and private clients. Apart from monitoring all investments and reporting to clients, he also ensures regulatory compliance.

His experience in the sector spans over 25 years. Before joining Inhlonhla, he was the business development manager at the Swaziland Industrial Development Company (SIDC). He also served as a systems manager at the Swazialnd Sugar Association, after a brief stint as a training officer at the Swaziland Institute of Management and Public Administration (SIMPA).


Mr Mlamuli Mabundza

Finance Manager


Mr Mandla Nxumalo

Investment Analyst


Mandla is responsible for analysing potential investments and putting together a product range and services that might be beneficial to clients' business success. 

He is fully accountable for the clients'relationship, which includes intergrating and coordinating all activities between clients and Inhlonhla. He is also responsible for asset management and represents Inhlonhla in the various boards of entities the company has acquired.

Mandla has vast experience in the banking and finance sector.

Before joining Inhlonhla in 2015, Mandla worked for Standard Bank Swaziland, serving in various positions, including Corporate Investment Banking Account Executive and Corporate Investment Banking Credit Origination Manager.

He has also served as a financial accountant at Inyatsi Construction Limited.



Mr Sandile Ndlovu

Risk and Compliance Manager


Sandile's experience in the financial services sector spans over a decade, since he started working as an assistant consultant (Pension Funds) at Alexandra Forbes.

He was responsible for advising trustees of various pension funds.

He also served as arisk analyst (Financial Market) at the central Bank of Eswatini, where he was responsible for, among other duties, monitoring investments to ensure compliance with investment policy. 

He holds a BSc in Maths and Economic Science from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. He also completed a course in professional risk management and financial risk management.


Buyisile Dlamini

Administration Officer


Buyisile is responsible for managing the front desk, as well as organising the Managing Director's diary.

She also maintains the office data and filing system.

She holds a Higher Diploma in Secretarial and Adminsitrative Studies from the London Centre of Management Examination Body.


Mr Nathi Van Zuydam

Marketing Officer


Nathi manages the marketing department of the company, responsible for branding, handling communications and representing the company at corporate events.

He is the youngest member of the team, and holds an Associate Degree in Business Management from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (LUCT).

Mr Mcedisi Gama

Logistics Officer

Maria Mlotshwa

Office Cleaner