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Bandela B Mgoqi

Nickname: 'BBM'

Entrepreneur. Pharmacist. Blogger

Currently resides in: Eastern Cape, South Africa

Born in South Africa

I am an Entrepreneur, Pharmacist and Blogger.

In 2009, I graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Wits University.

In 2010, I entered the job market as a pharmacist intern at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.

in 2013, I started Bandela Media (Pty) Ltd from a corner of my room. Bandela Media is internet & media company based in South Africa. We build smart brands that help businesses (from solo entrepreneurs to established companies) thrive online.

In 2015, I launched Chekprnews, a premier online news release service for South African businesses.

In 2016, I launched Chekmarket, an online marketplace for African Handmade Creation.

In 2016, I also launched Chekweb, a hassle-free, all-in-one website design solution for small businesses.

At the end of 2016, I launched Yodruggist - A blog that teaches and provides easy-to-digest drug information to the public.

Contact details

O: 0437211223

M: 0437211223

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Business Address

East London, East London, South Africa, 5241

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Current Position(s)

Operations Director | Chekproperty
East London, South Africa | April 2017 - present

Property and Real Estate

Chekproperty is the best place to find a great home in South Africa. Our focus is on helping house-hunters in the middle and upper tiers of the market find their next home with listings advertised by private homeowners and top estate & letting agents across South Africa.

Founder | ChekMyPR
East London, South Africa | January 2017 - present

Academia, Education and Training

Based in South Africa, is a press release site that helps South African businesses announce their news, reach new audience and promote their business through social networks, search engines and Google News. Any business owner or representative can submit their press release to Chekmypr via a simple web form for free.

Registered users have access Chekmypr dashboard, where they can view, edit or delete their published press releases.

Every press release sent out through ChekMYPR is search engine optimized. We host each approved press release on our news hub and distribute it to Google news, popular social media and social bookmarking sites. We moderate every press release before it goes out, and we don’t publish spammy releases with duplicate content or objectionable material.

To learn more about Chekmypr, visit is owned and operated by Bandela Media (Pty) Ltd (, a South African based internet company.

Founder & Operations Director | JobsInPublic
East London, South Africa | July 2017 - present

Human Resources and Recruitment is a jobs website for latest government jobs in South Africa. The website lists latest jobs/vacancies from all government departments, institutions and municipalities in South Africa.

I lead and manage the day-to-day operations of the

Founder | MyEastLondon
East London, South Africa | July 2017 - present

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce

MyEastLondon is a Yelp-like website geared towards helping you discover the best of East London city in South Africa. MyEastLondon publishes crowd-sourced reviews about local businesses in the region of East London. The site works as a search engine portal to find business and interesting places in East London. I run the day-to-day operations of the site.

Founder & Managing Editor |
East London, South Africa | November 2016 - present

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce

Yodruggist is a blog that provides valuable information about drugs and tools to improve access to healthcare in South Africa

Founder | Chekweb
East London, South Africa | June 2016 - present

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce

Chekweb is a hassle-free, all-in-one website design solution for small businesses.

Managing Director | Bandela Media
East London, South Africa | 2013 - present

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce

Bandela Media is an internet & media company based in South Africa. We build smart brands that help businesses (from solo entrepreneurs to established companies) thrive online.

Previous Position(s)

Pharmacist | Wilhelm Stahl Hospital
Middelburg, South Africa | February 2013 - December 2014

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

Working as a hospital pharmacist for Wilhelm Stahl Hospital.

Educational history


Commercial Park Private School, East London, South Africa (2004)


University of South Africa (UNISA)

Johannesburg, South Africa | 2010 - present

Bachelor of Accounting Science - Management Accounting

University of the Witwatersrand

Johannesburg, South Africa | 2005 - 2009

Bachelor of Pharmacy - Hospital


media exposure

BBQ Magazine | 2014

Bandela B. Mgoqi, an online entrepreneur & pharmacist, took a leap of faith to become an online entrepreneur. BBQ Magazine talks to him about his journey.

Yahoo Finance | 2013

Chek Africa Holdings, a South African privately owned eCommerce Company, today announced the launch of, a real-time e-recruitment platform built specifically for locum professionals and employers in the healthcare industry

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