The CEO of the company, Souroulere ZOMAHOUN was born in 1982 in Benin (West Africa). He left Benin in 2005 for Yamagata University (Japan) where he completed his Masters in Computer Science after receiving a Japanese government scholarship. After his graduation in 2009, he worked for 6 years at the Japanese Major Corporation HITACHI Ltd. Later, he started his own companies AFRICA-Network Limited (Japan) and AFRICA-NETWORK West- Africa S.A (Benin) with the goal of building a bridge between AFRICA (especially West-Africa) and Japan.
Souroulere Zomahoun has also founded a non-profit organization named AYINA (All Youth Innovation Net world Association) in 2014. The organization is now focused on connecting Japanese and African youth through African Friendship Parties and AFRICA HOMESTAY, in order to reset the perceptions that Japanese and Africans hold of each other.
Anesu Munyaradzi Chidodo
Director of the Southern Africa branches