Lauretta* (1)  Ngcobo was born and brought up in a rural area of Kwazulu Natal called Ixopo. She is well known as a feminist writer dur... read more
Paul Alb erts, one of South Africa’s leading social documentary photographers, was born in 1946 in Pretoria.  He spent his youth i... read more
William Stewart (Bill) Ainslie was born on 10 April 1934 in Bedford (Eastern Cape). Studied at the university of Natal, Pietermartizburg (BA... read more
Albert Adams was born At the Crown Gold Mine near Johannesburg on 23 June 1929. Adams was a child of Indian and Cape Coloured parents. His f... read more
Ben Wa Mokoena Arnold was born on 19 July 1942 in Johannesburg. Arnold attended school in Albertville, Newclare and Coronationville. In 1957... read more
James Richard Abe Bailey was born in London on 23 October 1919. Bailey was the son of Randlord Sir Abe Bailey and Lady Mary Bailey. He grew... read more
SA Painter John Thomas Baines was born on 27 November 1820 in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England (often reffered to as Thomas Baines). His father... read more
Several dutch publishers have featured prominently in the South African book industry. They include JJ van Schaik, Gerrit Bakker, Cornells S... read more
Vincent Baloyi was born on 4 February 1954 in Newclare, Johannesburg. Baloyi first attended school in Soweto where his family moved in 1961.... read more
Steve Hilton-Barber was born in Tzaneen, Northern Transvaal (now Limpopo Province) in 1962, into a farming family. He received a Bachelor of... read more
Walter Battiss was born in Somerset East to an English Methodist family in 1906, and became one of South Africa’s first and most important a... read more
Sathima Benjamin was born into a humble family in Claremont, Cape Town in 1936. Deeply influenced by the cosmopolitan culture she grew up wi... read more