Biographies

Mark Fish, or “Feeeeeesh!” as we know him, was born in Cape Town on 14 March 1974. He started his soccer career in South Africa, but has dep... read more
Benedict 'Bennie' Saul McCarthy was born in Cape Town in November 12, 1977. His soccer career began with the Cape Town based club, Cape Town... read more
Dr Irvin Khoza, known as the “Iron Duke”, was born on 27 January 1948 in Alexandra Township. He began his education at the Roma Mission Scho... read more
Jomo Sono as he is affectionately known was born in Orlando East in Soweto, Johannesburg on 17 July 1955. At the age of 8, his father Eric “... read more
Dr Daniel “Danny” Jordaan was born on 3 September 1951 in Port Elizabeth.  He is a renowned sports administrator and a former lecturer,... read more
Peter Gerald Hain was born on 16 February in 1950 in Nairobi Kenya but he grew up in Pretoria after his south african born parents returned... read more
Lucky Dube was born on a small farm near Ermelo in the eastern Transvaal (now Mpumalanga). His mother, Sarah, considered his birth after a f... read more
Zanemvula Kizito Gatyeni Mda (Zakes), was born in Herschel, Eastern Cape, South Africa, in 1948 to Rose Nompumelelo, a nurse, and Ashbey Pet... read more
Ari Sitas (b.1952) is a creative socialist thinker, an activist and one of the key intellectuals of the post 1980s generation in South Afric... read more
Arthur Goldreich was born in Johannesburg on 25 December 1929. He grew up in Pietersberg in the Northern Transvaal (now Limpopo). One mornin... 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
Sheila Cussons was born at the Moravia Missionary Station near Piketberg, Western Cape.  She matriculated at Hoër Meisieskool, Pretoria... read more

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