Articles Categories
Articles Resources

Bhekisisa Mncube

Total live articles: 13

Member since: Apr 16, 2012

Bhekisisa Mncube is the founding editor of The Graduate Newspaper. Mncube is Managing Director of B74 Media Lab that publishes The Graduate.

He is a qualified journalist, columnist and media relations specialist. He is an Expert Author at - A Peer-Reviewed Articles & Marketing Writers' ejournal (USA). He is also a member of the Book Review Panel at the New Agenda academic journal in South Africa. He has featured regularly as a media/political analyst on Gagasi99.5 FM, Lotus FM and The Times newspaper.

Mncube holds qualifications in International English (certificate) from the University of Cambridge, bachelors' degree in Journalism from the Durban University of Technology, National Diploma in Journalism from Technikon Natal and specialists' certificates in Marketing, Advertising, and Media Management from the Institute of Marketing Management (IMM) and the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism (IAJ) respectively.

In his industrious career spanning over two decades, he has held the following positions: senior reporter at the Witness newspaper, public relations officer at MTN, writer/media liaison officer at the University KwaZulu-Natal and KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Legislature, public relations manager at the Royal Household Trust and at the Ministries for Local Government & Traditional Affairs, Community Safety and Transport.

During his stint at MTN (2002/03), Mncube founded and edited Bheki's Brief, an electronic weekly newsletter. Later, at the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Legislature, he founded and edited IsoElibanzi, the largest circulating newspaper in the province of KwaZulu-Natal (500 000 copies) between 2005 and 2009.

He has written extensively for the South African press including articles in The Witness, Weekend Witness, Politicsweb, The Mail & Guardian, The New Age, The Mirror, Echo, The Mercury, Sunday Tribune, Independent on Saturday, Daily News, Bona Magazine and Sunday World. He has written a column (since 2001) for The Witness/Echo entitled "Notes from Grave No 2," touching primarily on the contradictions brought about by change in South Africa. The column was rebranded, "On the High Road" in 2011.

Recent Activity

The main protagonist Tambu insists that Nervous Conditions is not a story about death, but about her escape and that of Babamukuru's daughters Lucia and Nyasa and Babamukuru's wife Maiguru. In short,

Book Reviews> Fiction l 2 years ago

Young Blood is a crime fiction novel. It is about a young man named Sipho. He is caught up in the world of easy money, booze, dagga, and greed. He lives in the sprawling township of Umlazi, south of

Book Reviews> Fiction l 2 years ago

The book is a devastating account of a boy whose childhood was stolen by a monster, his own father. The story reads like a horror movie except that it has a happy ending at least for Polela and his

Book Reviews> Biographies Memoirs l 2 years ago

In the nutshell, it's a story of human triumph over insurmountable odds. A story of courage. A story of fear. A story of hope. The book has been described as an illumination of the body's capacity

Book Reviews> Fiction l 2 years ago

Living Life to the Fatest is the story of Maproeza who is a mythical child growing up in South Africa. Maproeza was born and raised in an ancient village in the former Eastern Transvaal. Although, he

Book Reviews> Inspirational Fiction l 2 years ago

A Man Who is Not A Man is a story of courage, and resilience in the face of adversity. It is a journey into manhood wherein you gain a new understanding about yourself, your world and surroundings. A

Book Reviews> Biographies Memoirs l 2 years ago

Although publicity through media conferences/press releases cannot be measured in isolation, the most basic of calculation is the advertising value equivalent of stories that appear in the media.

Writing & Speaking> Article Marketing l 2 years ago

A media conference is held to make a major announcement, clarify an issue, launch a new product, and, or, to make public research results in the matter of public importance, etcetera. As a media

Business > Presentation l 2 years ago

'Is It Coz I'm Black' is an opaque title for a collection of satirical essays about the new South Africa. It provides a fresh look at the fledgling democracy that is South Africa. The author uses a

Book Reviews> Comics Humor l 3 years ago

Elite Transition is a study of the new South African government economic policy choices since the dawn of democracy in 1994. It was among the first academic books to offer a detailed analysis of the

News & Society> Economics l 3 years ago

My Articles