Biographies

Albertina Sisulu was a political activist and nurse and one of the most important leaders of anti-Apartheid resistance in South Africa. She... read more
Born in 1922, Jerry Dibanhlele Khumalo was a clothing designer and cutter. He served prison sentences as a volunteer in the 1952 Defiance Ca... read more
Eric (Stalin) Mtshali was born in Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal). After completing high school he became active in the anti-apartheid mov... read more
He was born in Natal in 1920, and although his family was poor he managed to complete high school. He worked as a truck driver, a union orga... read more
Nyangana Zithulele Absolom Cindi was born in Alexandra Township, Johannesburg on 18th of August in 1950. Cindi began his primary educat... read more
Ishwarlal Laloo Isu Chiba was born on 5th of November 1930 in Johannesburg where he was also raised. His parents emigrated to Sout... read more
Janet  Mary Cherry was born in 1961 in Cape Town, where she was raised.  Janet comes from a family committed to social justice.... read more
Zwelakhe Sisulu was born in Soweto on 17 December 1950, to liberation struggle icons Walter and Albertina Sisulu. He was the third of five c... read more
    Lindiwe Sisulu was born on the 10th of May 1954, in Johannesburg. She is the daughter of African National Congress v... read more
Pik Botha was born on 27 April 1932 in Rustenburg, Transvaal.His father was a school principal. Pik as he is affectionately known attended t... read more
Imam Achmad Cassiem was born 12th of December in 1945 and grew up in an Islamic environment. He became politicised in the 1960s when the Pan... read more
Cheryl Carolus was born on 20 April 1959 in Cape Flats, Cape Town to a working class family. Her father was employed as a printer’s assistan... read more

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