Biographies

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
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
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
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
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
Fred Carneson was born on 13th January 1920 in Goodwood, Cape Town to Anthony and Annie Carneson, a poor Catholic working class family, the... read more
James Arthur Calata was born into a poor farming family at Debe Nek near King Williamstown. His father James Calata was a Presbyterian and h... read more
Yusuf Cachalia was born in Johannesburg on 15 January 1915. A leading figure in the South African Indian Congress (SAIC) in the 1940s and 19... read more
Molvi Ismail Ahmed Cachalia was born in the then Transvaal province of South Africa on 5th of December 1908. At the time Cachalia’s father,... read more

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