Biographies

Judson Diza Kuzwayo was born August 25,1941 at Adams Mission in rural Natal and completed his junior certificate at the Loram Secondary Scho... read more
Zubeida “Juby” Mayet was born in 1937 in Fietas, Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng). Mayet began writing in the mid-1950s while at high s... read more
Mmusi Aloysias Maimane was born in Krugersdorp, Transvaal (now Gauteng) on 6 June 1980 to Ethel and Simon Maimane but grew up in Dobsonville... read more
Mazisi Raymond Kunene was born in Durban on May 12, 1930, at McCord's Hospital. His mother Eva Kunene (nee Ngcobo) was a teacher and his fat... read more
Dumisani Shadrack Kumalo was born on 16 September 1947 in Kwambunda village on the banks of the Blood River in Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal).In... read more
Ashley Kriel was born on the 17 October 1966 to Ivy and Melvin Kriel. He has two sisters, Michel Assure and Melaney Adams. He grew up in Bon... read more
Early Life Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (Msholozi – his praise name) was born on 12 April 1942 at Nkandla in northern Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal)... read more
Trevor Manuel was born in Kensington, Cape Town. His father, Abraham Manuel, worked for the Cape Town City Council. Manuel attended Harold C... read more
Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan was born in Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa on 12 April 1949.  He matriculated from Sastri Coll... read more
Early years and Political involvement Julius Sello Malema was born on 3 March 1981, in Seshego, Limpopo, and raised by a single mother who w... read more
Daniel Koza was born 1912 near Pietersburg and in the mid-1930s came Johannesburg where his path somehow crossed  Gordon's.Drawn into t... read more
The Reverend Theo Kotze was born at the Heads in Knysna, Cape Province (now Western Cape) on 19 May 1920.Kotze came from Afrikaaner stock. H... read more

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