Name: Lenox Mhlanga
Organisation: Lenox Mhlanga Consultancy
I have been Information and Research Officer with Bulawayo Agenda, a civic society organisation specialising in advocacy, democracy and human rights where I cultivated an interest in Development Communication on a consultative basis. My experience includes that of being Corporate Communications Manager at Dunlop Zimbabwe, Senior Public Relations Officer of the Bulawayo City Council, Corporate Communications Officer of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair Company and as a radio Producer-Presenter with the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corpration (ZBC) as well as television presenter where I presented the independently produced television programme ‘Christianity and Tradition’and others such as 'This Week' Showcase and Good Morning Zimbabwe. Previously he held the post of Industrial Liaison Officer (apart from being part time Public Relations and Broadcast Journalist lecturer) in the National University of Science and Technology’s Department of Information and Public Relations from 2004 to 2007. From 2006 to 2007, I was the Bulawayo correspondent for the online newspaper The Zimbabwe Times www.thezimbabwetimes.com edited by the award winning Geoff Nyarota based in the United States in 2007. I am currently a columnist for the online and print version of New Zimbabwe www.newzimbabwe.com based in the United Kingdom. A former long time resident columnist for the Bulawayo based Sunday News from 1995 to 2007, I also wrote columns for independent newspapers, The Daily News, The Dispatch and the The Weekly Times which were banned by the Zimbabwe government using repressive media laws.