Biographies

Deon T Daniels aka DJ Ready D, was born in District Six, Cape Town on 11 December 1968, before the residents there were forcibly removed. Re... read more
Breytenbach was an opponent of the apartheid regime, whose work represented a milestone in the development of Afrikaans poetry, formally and... read more
Hilda Bernstein (nee Watts) was born in London in 1915. She was educated at state schools. Her father was a committed Bolshevik and non-reli... read more
Brenda Nokuzola Fassie was born on 3rd of November 1964 in Langa, a township near Cape Town. She was named after the American country singer... read more
This article was written by Nicolas Magnien and forms part of the SAHO Public History Internship. Neville Edward Alexander was the... read more
Richard Rive was born on 1 March 1931 in Cape Town, and grew up in District Six, which was a Coloured, or “mixed race”, area under apartheid... read more
  Barry Anderson Richards was born on 21 July 1945 in Morningside, Durban in Natal. Richards played cricket for Natal at his... read more
  Clive Rice was born on 23 July 1949 in Johannesburg. His education started at St. Johns College and from there to Damelin Colleg... read more
Jonathan Neil Rhodes, better known as Jonty, was born in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal on 27 July 1969. He grew up in the picturesque Piet... read more
Shaun Pollock was born on 16 July 1973 in Port Elizabeth and moved to Durban at the age of five. Born to a cricketing family, his father Pet... read more
Francois Pienaar was born on 1st January 1969 in Vereeniging into a working class Afrikaner family. Although he participated in various spor... read more
Makhaya Ntini was born on 6 July 1977. He grew up in a small village in the Eastern Cape called Mdingi. Ntini is a product of the United Cri... read more

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