Biographies

King Sarhili was the last King to rule over Xhosaland before it was fragmented by the consequences of the ‘Cattle Killing Movement’ of 1856-... read more
Laurent Desire Kabila was born on 27 November 1939 into the Luba tribe in the Katanga Province in the Belgian Congo. In 1960 Kabila became a... read more
Keorapetse William Kgositsile (popularly known as Bra Willie) was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng). He attended Matibane High S... read more
Paul Konings was born in Tokoroa, New Zealand in 1958. Konings came to South Africa in 1975 to study at the Michaelis School of Fine Arts at... read more
Dingane ka Senzangakhona was born in 1795 to father Chief Senzangakhona and mother Mpikase kaMlilela Ngobese who was Senzangakhona's sixth a... read more
Paul Kruger is believed to have been born on 10 October 1825 on his grandfather's farm, Bulhoek, in the Cradock district, near the present d... read more
Antjie was born on 23 October 1952 on a farm in the Free State. She completed her BA degree with Afrikaans (cum laude), Philosophy (cum laud... read more
Obituary by his son, Aleck Karis. Thomas G. Karis, a former foreign service officer who was a critic of U. S. policy on South Africa and wh... read more
Linda Komape was born in Gauteng (then Transvaal) in 1949. She did not enter politics at an early stage in her life, but went through a diff... read more
Thandi Klaasen, the daughter of a shoemaker and a domestic worker, grew up in the historical Sophiatown. She earned respect as a singer and... read more
Susanna Helena Kok was born in 1911 in Brandfort, Free State. Her father Frederik Johannes Kok was a school principal in Brandfort, where sh... read more
Norma Kitson (nee Cranko) was born to Jewish parents in 1933 in Berea, Durban. She was one of four children, and had an elder sister Joan an... read more

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