Biographies

Ranta was born in 1922 and grew up in the Pretoria area. After leaving school, she worked as a ‘tea girl’ at the Pretoria mint, an... read more
This biography was written by SAHO in collaboration with Artthrob MODUS OPERANDI Jo Ractliffe is a documentary photographer who captures the... read more
Magdaline Resha was born on the 5th of May 1923 in Matatiele, Eastern Cape. She was the second daughter of Mr. Oziel Tsekiso and Lidia Mamod... read more
Mamphela Ramphele was born on 28 December 1947 in Bochum District, Northern Transvaal (now Limpopo). Her mother, Rangoato Rahab, and her fat... read more
Nöel Robb (nee Barrow) was born on 25 December 1913, in Plymouth, England. She was the third child of Benjamin Wingate Barrow, a naval offic... read more
Born on the 3rd November 1933, community worker Florence Barbara Ribeiro was the fourth of five children. Her father, Henry Mathe, was a lab... read more
Fabian Defu Ribeiro was born on the 19th of June 1933 in Bantule, he was the third child of Joseph and Katherine Ribeiro (nee Mothibe). His... read more
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Ricardo Rangel was born on 15 February 1924 in Lourenço Marques, now Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. His mother was a black Mozambiquan a... read more
Harold Rubin was born in Johannesburg on 13 May 1932. He was educated at Jeppe High School in Johannesburg and studied drawing and painting... read more
Edward Roworth was a British born South African artist. Roworth came to South Africa in 1902 with the British forces during the Anglo-Boer w... read more
Dr. Eschel Rhoodie was born in 1933 and was one of the key players in the 1978-79 ‘Information Scandal’. He served as the Secretary of the D... read more

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