Biographies

Yusuf Cachalia was born in Johannesburg on 15 January 1915. A leading figure in the South African Indian Congress (SAIC) in the 1940s and 19... read more
Professor Hoosen Mahomed "Jerry" Coovadia was born in Durban, in 1940.   His grandparents had come to South Africa aroun... read more
Sathasivian “Saths” Cooper was born on 11 December 1950 in Durban. He was the eldest child of Alimal and Appasamy Cooper. Cooper... read more
Julian Cobbing was born in 1944 in London. He studied at the University of London where he gained his Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree and later... read more
Jonathan ‘Johnny’ Clegg was born in Bacup, near Rochdale in England on 7 June 1953. His father was from England but his mother w... read more
Norman Catherine was born in East London, South Africa in September 1949. He studied at the East London Technical School of Art and held his... read more
Cetshwayo’s place of birth was his father’s (Mpande) kraal of Mlambongwenya, near Eshowe. He was born in 1826, a very troubled p... read more
South African Christian leader, writer and founder of Africa Enterprise, renowned for his initiatives at ecumenism, and reconciliation on pe... read more
Janet Cherry was born in 1961 in Cape Town, where she was raised.  Janet comes from a family committed to social justice.  Her fat... read more
Harriette Emily Colenso was She was born in Norfolk, England, in 1847, the oldest child of Bishop John William Colenso of Natal. Until her f... read more
Born about 1800, in Zomba, Central Africa. From his youth the boy showed the signs of greatness and it was clear that he had a future. The c... read more
Frank Chikane, the son of James and Erenia Chikane, was born on 3 January 1951 in Johannesburg. His father was  a preacher in the Apost... read more

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