Nimrod Sekeramane Nathale

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Nimrod Sejake


Clerk, teacher, workers’ leader, treason trialist, banished person, member of the ANC, SACTU, SACP and PAC.

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Date of birth: 
8 August 1920
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Orange Free State [now Free State Province]
Date of death: 
27 May 2004

Nimrod Sekeramane Sejake was born on 8 August 1920 in Evaton, south of Johannesburg, to Basotho parents. He attended a mission school in Evaton later went to the Wilberforce Native Teacher’s College. He then worked as a teacher at Mooki Memorial College in Orlando Johannesburg, Transvaal [now Gauteng] until he was dismissed in 1953 for “rebelliousness.” He also worked as a building site clerk. He married, and settled in Jabavu, Soweto.

• Contribution by Professor S. Badat on Banishment, Rhodes University, 2012. From the book, Forgotten People - Political Banishment under Apartheid by Professor S. Badat

Last updated : 12-Aug-2016

This article was produced for South African History Online on 22-Jan-2013