Janub Gool

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Political activist, founding member of the NEUM and APDUSA

First name: 
Janub
Last name: 
Gool

Janub Gool, also known as 'Jane', was a founding member of the Non-European Unity Movement (NEUM) and an active figure in the All African Convention and the Anti-CAD (anti-Coloured Affairs Department movement) in the 1930s and 1940s. She was a sister of Goolam H. Gool and a college graduate. Banned in October 1961 after helping to found the African People's Democratic Union of Southern Africa, she fled South Africa in 1963 with I. B. Tabata and lived in Zambia. In 1966 she wrote a short pamphlet. The Crimes of Bantu Education.


References:
• Gerhart G.M and Karis T. (ed)(1977)

Last updated : 16-Sep-2013

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011