Biographies

Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe was born on 27 of July 1927 in Hlobane, Natal (now Kwazulu-Natal), South Africa. Mrs Sobukwe (then Miss Mathe)... read more
There's still much not known publicly about Fezekile Kuzwayo. Unfortunately the event that she is best known for is the Jacob Zuma rape case... read more
Gertrude Shope was born in Johannesburg, but grew up in Zimbabwe. She was trained as a teacher, and went on to teach in Natal and Sowet... read more
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Joyce Sikhakhane-Rankin (Nomafa) was born at the Bridgeman Memorial Maternity Hospital in Johannesburg.  Her parents lived in Orlando W... read more
Nadine Gordimer was born in Springs, Transvaal (now Gauteng), an East Rand mining town outside Johannesburg in 1923. Her father, Isidore Gor... read more
Miriam Tlali was born in Doornfontein in Johannesburg, Transvaal (Gauteng). She grew up in Sophiatown. Miriam wanted to study literature at... read more
Shulamith Muller (nee Movshowitz) was born in Pretoria in December 1922. She studied law at the University of Pretoria, and was admitted as... read more
Little is available in the public to construct a thorough biography of Evelyn Ntoko Mase before and after her relationship with Nelson Mande... read more
Faith Dikeledi Pansy Tlakula grew up in the township of Everton in the Vaal area. She obtained her undergraduate degree in law at the Turflo... read more
Vera Ponnen (nee Vera Gwendoline Alberts) was born in 1915 in England. She came to South Africa in 1938 as a governess. The next year,... read more

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