Biographies

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Born in 1894 in Britain, in 1928 he was sent to South Africa by the British Independent Labour Party as an Advisor to the Industrial and Com... read more
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Baloyi moved to Alexandra north of Johannesburg in 1922. His first job was that of a taxi driver but in 1925 he became a taxi owner. In 1927... read more
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He was born in London in 1873, the son of Sir Percy William Bunting, the founder and editor of the Contemporary Review. His mother was a soc... read more
Dr. Saleem Badat is Vice Chancellor of Rhodes University, South Africa.  He holds Bachelors and Honours degrees in Social Sciences fro... read more
Virgile Joseph Bonhomme was born in Durban on 15 March 1944 to Patricia and Francoise Virgile Bonhomme. Bonhomme attended St Augustine... read more
Odd one out Over the years many people have asked me how it came about that I, amongst all the Afrikaners that I grew up with or knew, as a... read more
Very impressive biography.
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Barney Barnato was born in 4 July 1852, Whitechapel slum of London. His original name was Barnett Issacs but changed it to Barney Barnatto w... read more
Mahomed Dawood Barmania was the son of Dawood Barmania, owner of commercial and farming properties in both Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) and Sur... read more
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Sir Herbert Baker was born in 1862 in Cobham, Kent, in Britain. He dominated the architectural scene in South Africa from his arrival in the... read more
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Professor “Pro” Bacela was born in Mlungisi, Queenstown, Eastern Province (now Eastern Cape) on 21 September 1964. His father wa... read more
Lewis Baker was married to Villa Baker. He was a civil rights lawyer, and a member of the South African Communist Party (SACP). The couple c... read more

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