Biographies

Ahmed Mohamed "Kathy" Kathrada was born on 21 August 1929, to Indian immigrant parents in Schweizer Reneke, a small town in Western Transvaa... read more
Seretse Khama was born on 1 July 1921 at Serowe, Bechuanaland (now Botswana). His grandfather was Kgosi (King) Khama III, known as Khama the... read more
Guru Kistnasamy was born on 28 December 1947 in Felixton, Zululand, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal). His father, Thaniachallam Kistnasamy Naicker,... read more
Mattheus Uys Krige and his contribution to the Second World War  Mattheus Uys Krige (1910-1987) can certainly be counted among the mos... read more
Ben Khoapa first became interested in politics while a student at a boarding school in Lesotho. This continued when he later went to study a... read more
Philip Ate Kgosana was born in 1936 in Makapanstad in the northern Transvaal (current day Limpopo), the son of a minister.  He graduate... read more
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Mkhuseli Joseph Kettledas joined the Pan African Congress (PAC) in 1961. He was arrested on 8 April 1963 for sabotage and sentenced to ten y... read more
Bonakele Mali Khana was one of 616 South Africans that died when the SS Mendi sank in 1917. read more
Sydney Alex Kumalo was born in the middle of the colonial conquest of Africa, the same year that Benito Mussolini’s foreign armies inv... read more
Günther Komnick was born in Insterburg in the former German province of East Prussia in 1929 into a cultured family of artists. He lived thr... read more
Clements Kadalie was born in April 1896 in Nkhata Bay District at Chifira village near the Bandawe Mission Station in Nyasaland, presently M... read more

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