Khethiwe Mndawe is a South African PR practitioner, development journalist and Arts activist. She runs a media and publishing business, which has operating in Mpumalanga for 5 years. She’s passionate about Africa representation in Media, research, Academics and documentation. Khethiwe Mndawe is a creative who also enjoys doing exhibitions and international exposure programs for African literature, history cultures and creative arts. She is a wife and mother of two.
Khethiwe Mndawe’s Previous work
She has worked as a development and business journalist for over 8 years for national and local media, she also a fellow journalist for the Wits/Beijing University for the China African report since 2016.
She had participated in the SADC journalist of the year judge panel
She was the deputy chairperson for the communications student association
She worked at a communication officer for the UBUNTU Institute providing social, health and intercultural research for the SADC regions.
She was a communication officer and still manages the Mpumalanga youth portal.
She has published 3 children’s books.
She sits the SAYDO board and the Esther Mahlangu foundation Board member .
She did a year research study of Township women and import trade in Africa for Wits school of journalism programme.
Co-founder of HEALSA.ORG an NPO for vegan health and awareness
She’s received a Creative Business grant form Business Arts South African for the Uncovering Mpumalanga tourism and informal trader’s magazine.
She still freelances for City press Business, SHE LEADS AFRICA international woman’s magazine and occasional writes form the Dot of arts and culture publications.
She has a certificate of recognition by the AFRICAN HEBREW ISREALITES COMMUNITY as information and PR officer for African kingdoms
Currently writing Dr Esther Mahlangus, Ray Phiri, Jackson Hlongwane Auto Biography and King Makhosonke and the Mabhena family history book,
Writing focus: fictions, non fiction, African children curriculum (lesson) stories, early development learning short stories. Environment and animal stories, African history influenced short stories, African tales, modern/ diaspora teen stories, fiction, nonfiction, biographies. Journalist focus: human adaptations, business and entrepreneurship, economic transformation, Health and culture in Africa diaspora, intercultural sociology and African children, African/China trade, Women in Africa and conformity to a new worlds views, Culture and Art legacies in Africa, Youth SME, Exploitation of African art and craft