Biographies

Lewis Nkosi was born in Chesterville, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal and was educated at local schools before enrolling at M. L. Sultan Technical Co... read more
Sokhaya Charles Nkosi was born on 27 January 1949 in Durban.From 1974 to 1976 Nkosi studied painting, graphics, sculpture, weaving and... read more
Stanley Bongani Nkosi was born on 25 November 1945 in Newcastle, Natal. When Nkosi was three years old his family moved to Dukhatole tear Ge... 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
Nala was born at Oyaya, Zululand. She makes vessels from her rural home near Eshowe, where she was taught to make beer pots by her mother, S... read more
Ndazana Nathaniel (Nat) Nakasa was born on 12 May 1937 in Lusikisiki, Eastern Cape. Nakasa was the second of three children of Joseph Nakasa... 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
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
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
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
Kesaveloo Goonaruthnum Naidoo  (Dr Goonam) was born in 1906 in Durban. She grew up in Grey Street, with three brothers and three sister... read more

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