Bulelani Dyomfana

bulelani dyomfana

Bulelani is a Writer at Portal Publishing where he writes for the News Portal as well as Careers Portal. Hislove for writing began in high school when he realised that he had a knack for literature and he then set his sights on pursuing journalism as a career path.

Bulelani has completed a National Diploma in Journalism at Cape Peninsula University of Technology and is currently studying towards an Advanced Diploma in Journalism at the same institution. His aim so far is to further the initial parts of his writing career with Portal Publishing and contribute towards its growth as an organisation.

He enrolled on to journalism not only to better his research skills but to also branch out into broadcast. Additionally, his main intention is to find a way in which he can make a meaningful contribution to society by becoming an active participant of South Africa's constitutional democracy and encouraging others to follow suit.

Articles by Bulelani:

Fri, 26/11/2021 - 09:20

People with specified medical issues will soon be able to receive 'booster' shots from the Health Department. Healthcare workers have also started receiving a second dose of the John & Johnson following their last jabs in February.

Wed, 17/11/2021 - 15:01

It has been 20 months since the start of the country's lockdown and curfews were imposed. And some rights groups are fed up. 

Tue, 16/11/2021 - 13:03

ANC employees staged a picket at the party's head office on Monday over long-standing grievances, including unpaid salaries. The staff members have now gone three months without receiving their salaries despite their efforts.

Tue, 02/11/2021 - 12:44

Social media giant Facebook has announced that it plans to change its name. This comes as the company’s founder recently announced his plans to expand in the world of virtual reality and blockchain technology.  

Tue, 26/10/2021 - 13:38

The country is due to experience another wave of power outages as Eskom announces that more days of loadshedding lay ahead.

Fri, 15/10/2021 - 14:41

The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs recently made an announcement regarding the National State of Disaster on COVID-19.

Wed, 13/10/2021 - 13:40

As the 2021 local government election draws closer with each day that passes by, the question arises as to whether South Africa's political parties have managed to get through to the youth in their calls for support.

Mon, 11/10/2021 - 12:17

South Africans should prepare themselves for more power outages as Eskom looks to extend its Stage 2 load-shedding further into the week.


Wed, 06/10/2021 - 12:47

Although President Cyril Ramaphosa recently said the country would soon have standardized proof of vaccination to facilitate travel, access to establishments. The digital vaccine certificate is yet to be made publicly available until later this week.


Tue, 05/10/2021 - 11:31

According to a recent study, Scientists at Stellenbosch University found the cause behind a version of the Covid-19 that has dangerous long term health implications. One of the researchers at the University details how the team made this discovery.

Thu, 30/09/2021 - 15:38

The Child support grant has lost its value over the past few years according to The 2021 September Household Affordability Index. The report has further indicated that there has been minimal effort to address poverty in the country.


Thu, 30/09/2021 - 13:59

President Cyril Ramaphosa recently published the much-anticipated Special Investigating Unit's report into the Digital Vibes scandal. The report revealed, among other things, that former health minister Zweli Mkhize lied to the nation about his involvement in the tender process.

Tue, 28/09/2021 - 08:46

The South African Police Service is looking to have more boots on the ground to combat crime through a collaborative effort between security forces, civil society organisations, and government institutions.



Tue, 28/09/2021 - 07:39

South Africa has officially exited the third wave. This follows reports stating that close to a quarter of the country's adult population has been fully vaccinated.



Tue, 21/09/2021 - 08:58

Teenage pregnancy continues to be a prevalent issue in South African, particularly with the latest statistical data showing a sharp rise in the rate of teenage pregnancies in some parts of South Africa. Research experts discuss what this reveals about South Africa's social ills.

Mon, 20/09/2021 - 10:40

The newly elected Mayor of Johannesburg, Jolidee Matongo has passed away following a fatal car crash. Matongo held his position as mayor for under a month before passing on. 

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 11:21

BioNtech has kicked off a trial of its COVID-19 vaccine for children and adolescents in South Africa as part of a global Phase 3 study. The study involves fourteen 14 000 children from across the world and 2000 of them are from South Africa.

Tue, 14/09/2021 - 15:36

The Justice Department has informed beneficiaries of child maintenance that payments will be delayed due to departmental systems, including MojaPay, not being accessible.

Fri, 10/09/2021 - 12:03

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development's Information Technology Systems have been hacked. The department said the breach was effected through ransomware and was detected on Monday.

Fri, 10/09/2021 - 09:32


At least 337 cases of alleged corruption in government departments have been reported to the National Anti-Corruption Hotline (NACH) in the period between April and the end of June this year. This is according to a report released by the Public Service Commission (PSC) on Thursday