Bula Buka is an international publishing services provider based in South Africa.

We service and provide relieve to authors, publishing houses and various entities houses around the world with the following services:

· eBook conversion and distribution to premium online bookstores: Amazon, Apple iBookstore and others

  • Conversion of book/manuscript into ebook format, both ePUB and Kindle
  • Distribution to premium bookstores: Amazon (in Kindle and print), Apple iBookstore, co.za and Barnes & Noble
  • Free ebook and print book layout design
  • Free ISBN’s acquisition
  • Once off payoff, no retainer on royalties or rights
  • It takes 4 working days to complete the conversion, 48 hours for the book to be available on Amazon and 2 to 3 weeks for other stores

How it works

Get in touch with us. Email through the manuscript/book in Microsoft Word format to receive a quote.

Payment can be made into our bank account or via Paypal.

Before we publish client’s work, we send it through for review along with guidelines as to how to view the files on Kindle, iPad, desktop or any eReader device.

Note: we offer pre manuscript completion services, editing and cover design.

· Editing, cover design and book layout design

· Printing

· Consulting services (in person or over Skype): book development, self publishing induction, book marketing/PR and other on-request services.


We serviced the likes of Gcobani Bobo (former Springbok player), Lenah Mochoele (South African reggae legend’s memoir – Walking a Mile in Your Shoes), Sonia Booth, Dr Joel N Motlafi, Thaamir Moerat (author of Mama I Sold You) and many others.

Our services are swift, affordable, professional and of quality. The magic happens mostly over email.

The founders

Bonolo Melanie Rakumakoe

Bonolo is young writer, author of Colour My Prejudice and enthusiastic explorer of the publishing industry. She has worked on a couple book projects as advisor and editor. Bonolo is a marketing management graduate and is currently studying B.A in literature.

Tiisetso Maloma

Writer, entrepreneur, devised EBC Business Model, and author of 3 books: The Anxious Entrepreneur, Forget The business Plan Use This Short Model and Township Biz Fastrack.