Biographies

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
Struggle veteran Amos Ndwalane, who escaped the noose by seven days due to the unbanning of the African National Congress (ANC) in 1990, was... read more
Masana Sam Nzima was born on the 8th of August 1934 in Lillydale, a small village in Bushbuck Ridge, Limpopo Province, Sam grew up on the fa... read more
Govindasamy Krishnasamy Thambi Naidoo*was born of indentured stock in 1875 in Mauritius. His family, originally from Mattur, state of Madras... read more
Phila Portia Ndwandwe (also known as Zandile or Zandi) was part of the Natal Machinery of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) under the leadership of Muz... read more
Dr Kesaveloo Goonaruthnum Naidoo  (Dr Goonam) was born in 1906 in Durban. She grew up in Grey Street, with three brothers and three sis... read more
Gangathura (Monty) Mohambry Naicker was born the eldest son of Papiah Gangathura Naicker, a well-to-do businessman, and his wife Dhanalutchm... 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
Julius Nyerere was born on the 13th of April 1922 in Butiama village, next to Lake Victoria, in Tanganyika (name given to the British colony... read more
Born Makhanda but also known as Nxele, the itola, he is best known in history for leading the ‘Battle of Grahamstown’ in 1819. Except for hi... read more
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