James D. Ngojo

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Court interpreter in Paarl,   arrested in connection with the "bucket strike" of 1918 but the case was later withdrawn, official of the Cape Congress he attended the 1927 Non-European Conference and served as a member of the African National

First name: 
James D.
Last name: 
Ngojo
Location of birth: 
Cape

James D. Ngojo was born in the Cape and worked as a court interpreter in Paarl. He was arrested in connection with the "bucket strike" of 1918 but the case was later withdrawn. As an official of the Cape Congress he attended the 1927 Non-European Conference and served as a member of the African National Congress (ANC) deputation to the minister of Native affairs in 1939.


References:
• Gerhart G.M and Karis T. (ed)(1977). From Protest to challenge: A documentary History of African Politics in South Africa: 1882-1964, Vol.4 Political Profiles 1882 ”“ 1964. Hoover Institution Pres: Stanford University.

Last updated : 10-Aug-2016

This article was produced for South African History Online on 22-Sep-2011