Biographies

Jonathan ‘Johnny’ Clegg was born in Bacup, near Rochdale in England on 7 June 1953. His father was from England but his mother was from Sout... read more
Christopher Gell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1917. One of the most respected White champions of the African cause,After graduating f... read more
Manilal Gandhi was born  on 28 October 1892 in Rajkot, India, the second son of Kasturba and Mohandas Gandhi. He had three brother... read more
Harold Wolpe was born on 14 January 1926 in Johannesburg to a Lithuanian Jewish family. Wolpe graduated with a BA in Social Studies in 1949... read more
The use of artworks for public education by the National Roads Safety Organisation convinced Koloane of the role of art in communication. To... read more
Miriam Makeba was born in March 4th,in 1932 Johannesburg , during a time of economic depression. Her mother, a domestic worker, was imprison... read more
Oliver Mtukudzi, also known as ‘Tuku’, was born on 22 September, 1952 in Highfield, Zimbabwe. He was the first born in a family of seven sib... read more
Rebecca Malope was born in 1968 in Lekazi near Nelspruit in Mpumalanga. Beyond the fact that she did not progress that far in her education,... read more
Phyllis Naidoo was born in Estcourt, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal) on the 5 January 1928. She was the daughter of Simon David, a teacher and pri... read more
Herbert Mabuza was an outstanding photographer, who was promoted to the position of managing editor at the Sunday Times and later... read more
Peter Magubane was born on January 18, 1932 in Vrededorp (now Pageview) Johannesburg and his one of South Africa’s most distinguished award... read more
Bokwe James Mafuna was born in January 14,1937 in Mafikeng.He dropped out of school at 15,was a manual laborer,then spent four years studyin... read more

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