Biographies

Likard Aba was banned under Act No. 44 of 1950 (Suppression of Communism Act) Section 9.
Mohamed (Bob) Suleman Asmal was born in 1923 in Piet Retief.  He was accused in the Treason Trial, and the trial that was run parallel... read more
David ‘Andy’ Anderson was born in Kwazulu-Natal. He began his editorial cartooning career in 1977, submitting work for the Natal... read more
Cassim Amra was born in 1919 in Durban Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal).  He attended Sastri College, Durban  where he represented the se... read more
This biography was written by SAHO in collaboration with Artthrob Modus Operandi Jane Alexander is known for her figurative sculptures, ofte... read more
Autshumao also known as Herry the strandloper (beach walker), he was chief and interpreter of the Gorinhaikonas. In 1630 he was taken to Ban... read more
Arndt was born in Canada in 1890 and died in South Africa in 1982. In South Africa, Arndt set about informing the government on the importan... read more
Neil Hudson Aggett was born in Nanyuki, Kenya on 6 October 1953, the first-born child of Aubrey and Joy Aggett. He began his schooling in Ke... read more
James April was born in 1940, in Bokmakeri, Cape Town, Western Province (now Western Cape). He is the youngest of seven children. His father... read more
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Tatamkhulu Afrika was born in As Sallum in Egypt as Mohamed Faud Nasif to an Arab father and a Turkish mother on 7 December 1920. His parent... read more
Alan Arnold Aderem was restricted to his Cape Town, Western Province (now Western Cape) home. His house arrrest restricted him to... read more
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