Biographies

Lilian Masediba Ngoyi was born in Pretoria in 1911 to a family of six children, and obtained her primary schooling in Kilnerton. She later e... read more
Cedric Nunn was born in Nongoma, Natal (KwaZulu-Natal) on 22 December 1957. His extended family is part of the Nunn Settlement. He attended... read more
Phyllis Naidoo was born in Estcourt, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal) on the 5 January 1928. She was the daughter of Simon David, a teacher and pri... read more
Carl Niehaus was born on 25 December 1959 and grew up in Zeerust, North West Province. He completed his higher education at Rand Afrikaans U... read more
Dr Emmanuel Bonginkosi "Blade" Nzimande was born in Kwa-Dambuza, Pietermaritzburg, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal) on 14 April 1958. In the 1980s,... read more
Sister Dora Nginza was affectionately known as the “Mother of New Brighton” as a result of her commitment to helping the sick and downtrodde... read more
Dorothy Nomzansi Nyembe was born on the 31st of December 1931 near Dundee in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Her mother, Leeya Basolise Nyembe was t... read more
Tu Nokwe was born into a family of musicians. Her father, Alfred, was in a jazz swing band and her mother, Patty, was a soprano singer. When... read more
Jeanie Noel was born in Durban as one of twelve children, however her family was fortunate enough to own property, something that... read more
Nkosi became the first Black matron in the Natal Provincial Administration and in KwaZulu-Natal. Her decision to nurse was motivated by... read more
Lauretta* (1)  Ngcobo was born and brought up in a rural area of Kwazulu Natal called Ixopo. She is well known as a feminist writer dur... read more
Maria Ndlovu is a mother of two, a rape survivor, a PWA (person living with AIDS) and a GIPA (UN Programme for the Greater Involvement for P... read more

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