Mr. Buchule Raba was born in Alice (Eastern Cape, where he partly did his Primary School eMakhuzeni; he later, at a tender age moved to Cape Town where he completed his primary, secondary and tertiary education.
The name “Buchule” which he’s been a master in following it, loosely translated it means “creativity” and or someone who is a specialist in their field of practice – in his case, it is the world of media from print, online and broadcasting.
Mr. Raba has royal blood running through his veins (his Mqalo by birth) – Chief Mbuso Alphin Mqalo (10 October 1916 – 1 August 2008) was the chief of the Amakhuze Tribe in Alice, South Africa, and the oldest chief of the Rharhabe Kingdom. His reign was from the early 1960s to 2006.
He’s currently the station manager of New Vision Radio – an online radio station that broadcasts from Lyndhurst, Johannesburg. N.V.R targets listenership from the ages of 18-49 years old.
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