Biographies

Tiyani Lybon Mabasa was born in Johannesburg on 17 June 1952. The second of eight children, his single mother brought up Mabasa in Soweto.Du... read more
Elijah Nkwenkwe Loza was born in 1918 near Alice in the Ciskie,where his father was tribal  headman.After completing secondary educatio... read more
Jainub Jane Gool – Tabata was born in Cape Town on 19 March 1902 to Yusuf and Wageda Gool, the sixth of nine children. Her father, an immigr... read more
Charles Templeman Loram was born in Pietermaritzburg in May 10 in  1879. He studied at Cambridge,University of Cape Town and at Columbi... read more
Introduction: Hermanus Loots, also known as James Stuart, is most noted for his role in exposing brutality at African National Congress camp... read more
Appiah Saravanan (A.S.) Chetty was born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) on 3 April 1929. He was the second of five children o... read more
James Randolph Vigne was born in 1928 in Kimberley and grew up in Port-Elizabeth. He went to school at St Andrew’s College in Grahamstown wh... read more
Denis Farrell’s aerial photograph in 1994 of a snaking queue of Soweto voters pipped that of Nelson Mandela casting his vote, earning him a... read more
Ndazana Nathaniel (Nat) Nakasa was born on 12 May 1937 in Lusikisiki, Eastern Cape. Nakasa was the second of three children of Joseph Nakasa... read more
Fikile Charles Bam was born on 18 July 1937, in Tsolo in the Eastern Cape. He attended St. Peter’s Secondary School from 1956, and went on t... read more
Marcus Solomon was born in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, on 27 January 1939. His father, a waiter by profession, was a Hindu born of Tamil pare... read more
From 1947 to 1949 he worked in the Department of Native Affairs and in 1951 commenced studying for the Higher Primary Teacher\'s Diploma at... read more

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