a purpose driven pan-african agency

We aim to positively influence how business is done in Africa with our integrated strategic communications solutions.


Decode Communications is led by Lorato Tshenkeng, a reputation management and crisis communication specialist who is the owner manager of the agency.

Lorato, an ex-Air Force member, is recognised as a leading communication strategist by Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans.

the a-team of strategists, storytellers & digital natives

We thrive on helping our clients connect and engage with the audiences who matter most to deliver results that are aligned with your business goals to support growth and success.

We have experience in continually delivering top media results thanks to strong media and influence relationships, strategic counsel and our deep level of knowledge about the industries and sectors we serve.

With our editorial and creative skills, we develop messages to ensure all content is on-target, from speaking to media opportunities that promote executive visibility and build thought leadership, we work to get the word out in a way that highlights what is different, innovative, and authentic.

we are driven by purpose.

Because we believe that – PR is what you do, not what you say – we exist to positively influence how business is done in Africa.

We are passionate about the potential the continent holds – and we work with brands and governments to translate this potential into reality.

what are results without impact & influence?

We work with brands to do meaningful work, helping to make meaningful connections with people who matter to their success through our values:






our experience


A small selection of current and recent clients across sectors and industries