Biographies

Born in 1927 Kepe worked as a labourer. He took part in the 1950 national strike on June 26th. He served a term of imprisonment during the... read more
Kaunda was the son of Christian missionaries. He began work as a teacher and became a principal. In 1949 he joined the anti-colonial Norther... read more
National organiser of the African National Congress (ANC) in the mid-1950s and later a prominent figure in Transkei politics, Tshu... read more
Moses M. Kotane was born at Tamposstad in the Rustenburg district of the western Transvaal in 1905, Kotane came from a devoutly Christian pe... read more
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Stephanie Kemp was born in the Karoo in 1941 and grew up with her two sisters in Malmesbury in the Swartland. The town was dominated by the... read more
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Kasrils was born in Yeoville, Johannesburg, in November 1938.  His grandparents were immigrants from Latvia and Lithuania, who had fled... read more
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Dawid Kruiper was born in the Kalahari National Park (now Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park) in 1936.  He referred to himself as “Die... read more
Jomo Kenyatta was born Kamau to parents Moigoi and Wamboi ”” his father was the chief of a small agricultural village in Gatundu... read more
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Born in 1911 in Cape Town, he earned an LL.B degree from the University of Cape Town in 1932. He was a lawyer, a leader in the Communist Par... read more
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Lesetja kganyago was born in Alexandra Township, Johannesburg, in Gauteng Province in 1965. At the age of five, he moved to Northern Provinc... read more

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