Bandela Media (Pty) Ltd

Chek Africa Holdings gets a new face as Bandela Media

Press release   •   Jan 15, 2016 21:20 GMT

East London, South Africa – January 13, 2016 - Chek Africa Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a company which own and operate an ecosystem of digital divisions that are aimed at helping small businesses succeed online, is now being rebranded as Bandela Media (Pty) Ltd. Chek Africa Holdings was established in 2013 as a start-up by a pharmacist turned webtrepreneur Bandela B. Mgoqi who initially wanted to start an online pharmacy. The internet and media company is currently headquartered in East London, Eastern Cape – South Africa.

Bandela Media (Pty) Limited shall be a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bandela Group – a South African privately owned group of companies which operates in three major segments – Internet, Recruitment and Real Estate. Established in 2013, this group runs its operations across a number of market segments and plans to expand its business mainly through organic growth, appropriate acquisitions and investment.

“Over the years, the company’s focus has been to help small businesses achieve their potential using the power of the world wide web and technology. So it is time for us to rebrand and become a more younger company to strengthen our mission and be more be more transparent and accessible to our target market of small businesses,” says Bandela Group CEO Bandela B. Mgoqi (

As a result of this rebranding, the Bandela Group shall now have as its subsidiaries –

  • 1.The South African Foundation for Entrepreneurs (SAFFE): For their social enterprise.
  • 2.Bukhali Properties: To take care of the group’s real estate investments.
  • 3.The newly branded Bandela Media (Pty) Ltd: As their main enterprise which shall be responsible for all their internet operations.

With its 3 subsidiaries, the Bandela Group envisions to become the most resourceful and ingenious globally operative African company. They aim to achieve this by combining the elements of unrelenting drive, entrepreneurial courage and innovation. For more information about them, one can visit

About Bandela Media (Pty) Ltd

Bandela Media is a South Africa based internet and media company founded in february 2013 with headquarters in East London city, South Africa. Bandela Media own and operate digital divisions that help small business harness the power of the world wide web to achieve business success. Bandela Media is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bandela Group (Pty) Ltd.