Anna 'Sister Nannie' Tempo, was born of a slave mother and father who were kidnapped as children off the coast of Mozambique. She was born i... read more
Adelaide Frances Tambo (nee Tshukudu) was born on 18 July 1929 in Top Location, Vereeniging, in the Vaal Triangle. Tambo atte... read more
Desmond Mpilo Tutu (known fondly as the "Arch) was born in Klerksdorp on 7 October 1931. His father, Zachariah, who was educated at a Missio... read more
Contents A biography of Rick Turner Turner and the Security police Turner, Biko and Black Consciousness Turner and the Labour mov... read more
Miriam Tlali was born in Doornfontein in Johannesburg, Transvaal (Gauteng). She grew up in Sophiatown. Miriam wanted to study literature at... read more
Isaac Bangani Tabata (known as I.B. Tabata) was born near Queenstown in the Cape in 1909 and received his secondary schooling at L... read more
Andrew Tshabangu was born in Soweto, Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng), South Africain 1966. Andrew has studied at a number of instituti... read more
Jo Thorpe was born in 1921, in Fishoek in Cape Town. She grew up in Mooi River and completed her high school education at Pietermaritzburg G... read more
Tempo started off working by looking after Henrietta Schreiner’s nephews. She soon converted to Christianity and began helping Schreiner wit... read more
Manto Tshabalala-Msimang was born in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal on 9 October 1940. She attended Inanda Seminary Secondary School, a boarding scho... read more
Ahmed Timol was born in Breyton, Transvaal on 3 November 1941 to Haji Yusuf Ahmed Timol and Hawa Ismail Dindar. His father came to South Afr... read more
Early years Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo (OR) was born in the village of Kantilla, Bizana, in the Mpondoland (eQawukeni), region of the Ea... read more