Nkosiyakhe Amos Masondo was born on April 21,1953 in Soweto,one of nine children,his parents were tenants on a white farm near Louwsburg in the Northern Natal.The family migrated to Johannesburg in stages,Masondo began school at the age of ten in Soweto.In the 1970s Masondo came under the influence of Tom Manthata,a teacher at Sekano Ntoane High School,who promoted the ideas of black consciousness and helped to foster the South African Student Movement (SASM).


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