Biographies

Moosa “Mosie” Moolla was born in the small, (then) western Transvaal town of Christiana on 12 June 1934 where his father ran a successful im... read more
Monnanyane was born in 1928. He was a labourer. He joined the African National Congress (ANC) during the Defiance Campaign and became a prom... read more
Born in Johannesburg in 1925, he grew up in Alexandra Township and attended schools in Basutoland, Johannesburg, and Kimberley until matricu... read more
Wilton Zimasile  Mkwayi was a trade unionist who served a life sentence for his involvement in Umkhonto We Sizwe. He was born into a pe... read more
Moses Jongizizwe Mayekiso was born on 21 October 1948 in Askeaton, Cala district, Transkei. He was the eldest of 12 children to Ellen and Be... read more
Born in 1926 Mavuso worked at different times as a messenger and a shopkeeper. He was a member of the African National Congress national exe... read more
Born in 1921 in Pimville, Johannesburg, Massina left school to become a factory worker. In 1946 he organised a union of laundry workers and... read more
Andrew Mandla Lekoto Masondo was born in Soweto, Johannesburg. He attended school at Saint Angsgurs Primary School in 1946 and matriculated... read more
Billy Modise was born on 8 December 1930 in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (now Free State Province). He received an Anglican scholarship w... read more
Frans “Ting Ting” Masango grew up in Mamelodi, Tswane.  His mother was a domestic worker and his father was an employee at a constructi... read more
Zolile Malindi was born in 1924 in Gqogqora , a village near Tsomo in the former Transkei. His mother, Makhesa, raised him after the death o... read more
  Rocky Malebane-Metsing was born in Rustenburg in 1949, attending schools in the area until he matriculated. After completing his scho... read more

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