Professor Ismail Jacob (Josef) Mohamed was born on 27July 1930 in Barkley East, Eastern Cape. His parents divorced before he was five years old. His mother, Rose Fortuin, brought him up. She christened him Ismail Jacobus but at school, he was known as Ismail Mohamed, the name on his birth certificate and to his family and friends as Josef.
Professor Mohamed’s mother worked for... read more