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Malusi Nkanyezi Gigaba was born on 30 August 1971 at Eshowe, KwaZulu Natal. Gigaba is the second born to Reverend Jabulani Gigaba and Nomtha... read more
Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng) on 17 November 1952. He is the second of the three children of Er... read more
Levitan was born in Johannesburg where he graduated as an architect in the 1950s. He moved to Cape Town in the late 1970s where he worked as... read more
Early Life Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (Msholozi – his praise name) was born on 12 April 1942 at Nkandla in northern Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal)... read more
Nyiko Floyd Shivambu is a South African politician serving as a member of parliament for the Economic Freedom Fighters. He was born in Malam... read more
Sekhukhune was King of the Marota people (commonly called Bapedi) who originated from the Bakgatla of the Western Transvaal. Sekhukhune, lik... read more
King Sarhili was the last King to rule over Xhosaland before it was fragmented by the consequences of the ‘Cattle Killing Movement’ of 1856-... read more
The history of Queen Njinga (or Nzinga) of Ndongo/Matamba is contested. Portuguese colonial historians and missionaries would emphasise her... read more
Mosibudi Aaron Mangena was born on 7 August 1947 in Tzaneen, in the Northern Province (now Limpopo) to Tlodipyane Makwela and Tebele Rephard... read more
Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe was born on 27 of July 1927 in Hlobane village, Kwazulu- Natal, South Africa. On 6 June 1954 she got married to Rob... read more
Feroza Adam was born on the 16 August 1961. She was drawn into political activity in 1976 while she was a student at Lenasia’s Nirvana High... read more

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