Biographies

Yazeed Kamaldien is a freelance journalist and photographer living and working in Cape Town, South Africa. In 1998 he embarked on a four-yea... read more
Bonisile John Kani was born on 30 August 1943 in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth. He matriculated from Newell High School where he performed in... read more
Mthuli ka Shezi was a leading Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) intellectual. He was also a playwright and a cultural activist. He was pres... read more
Mpande was king of the Zulu nation from 1840 to 1872, making him the longest reigning Zulu king. He was a half-brother of Shaka and Dingane,... read more
Best known for his famous recruitment posters bearing his heavily moustachioed face and pointing hand over the legend, "Your country ne... read more
Please note: Silber, G. (1999) “Solomon Kerzner” from They Shaped our Century: The Most Influential South Africans of... read more
Johannes Jane Tane Kekana was born in 1840 in Moletlane, near Zebediela. A chief of the Lebelo clan of the Ndebele and the son of Lebelo Ser... read more
C. M Kobus was the African attorney and founding member of the Non-European Unity Movement (NEUM). Holder of a B.A. degree, he tau... read more
Horst Gerhard Hermann Kleinschmidt was born on 17 October 1945 in Swakopmund, Namibia. At the age of four his family moved to Johannesburg w... read more
Dave Kitson trained as a mechanical engineer and spent eight years in Britain. Two of these years were spent as a research fellow at Ruskin... read more
American Civil Rights leader, influential and inspirational in many African lives  For an excellent and richly linked biography, c... read more
Ahmed Essop "Quarter" Khota, was born on 5 July 1928. His friends affectionately knew him as “Quarter”, a name given t... read more

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