Biographies

Born in Durban in 1945, Badsha grew up in a Gujarati Muslim family. His grandparents immigrated to South Africa from India in the late 1890s... read more
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Esme Bodenstein was born on 6 July 1929 in Johannesburg. She trained as a physiotherapist at St Mary’s Hospital in London before moving to C... read more
M. N. Bhola was born and educated in the Cape Province.  She was an organizer of the women's section of the African National Congress (... read more
Balindlela was born on 28 November 1949 in the Western Cape at Hermanus, after which her family was forcibly moved to Middledrift in the Eas... read more
Together with women like Mary Moodley, Frances Baard, Rita Ndzanga and many others, they fought against the triple oppression of South Afric... read more
Wim Botha is a contemporary artist working mainly in the mediums of sculpture and installation. He was born in Pretoria in 1974 and grew up... read more
Basil Sipho Neo Bridgeman Bikitsha, known as “Doc” Bikitsha, was born on 19 November 1930 at the Bridgman Memorial Hospital in Mayfair, Joha... read more
Russel Botman was born on 18 October 1953 in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (now Free State Province). His mother had supported his family... read more
Prof Botha was born in 1930. Through her life she served on various organisations, including the Suid-Afrikaanse Akedemie vir Wetenskap en K... read more
Jan Bouws, accomplished musician, composer, lecturer and author, was born in the Netherlands in Purmerend on 28 July 1902. He trained in Mus... read more
Diamond Bozas was born at Isipingo. He studied at the Chelsea School of Art, London.  He was a founder member and Chairperson of the Zu... read more

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