Biographies

 Stanley Mabizela was born in 1934, 7th of March in  Port Elizabeth, joined the liberation struggle at an early age when he first... read more
Elijah Nkwenkwe Loza was born in 1918 near Alice in the Ciskie,where his father was tribal  headman.After completing secondary educatio... read more
Moses Mbheki Mncane Mabhida was born in Thornville near Pietermaritzburg on 14 October 1923,he was  one of seven children in a rural fa... read more
Goolam H. Gool was born on 24 March 1905, in Cape Town, Western Cape. He was the son of Yusuf Gool, born in India, in 1864. He made his way... read more
Tiyani Lybon Mabasa was born in Johannesburg on 17 June 1952. The second of eight children, his single mother brought up Mabasa in Soweto.Du... read more
Jainub Jane Gool – Tabata was born in Cape Town on 19 March 1902 to Yusuf and Wageda Gool, the sixth of nine children. Her father, an immigr... read more
Introduction: Hermanus Loots, also known as James Stuart, is most noted for his role in exposing brutality at African National Congress camp... read more
Appiah Saravanan (A.S.) Chetty was born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) on 3 April 1929. He was the second of five children o... read more
Fikile Charles Bam was born on 18 July 1937, in Tsolo in the Eastern Cape. He attended St. Peter’s Secondary School from 1956, and went on t... read more
Marcus Solomon was born in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, on 27 January 1939. His father, a waiter by profession, was a Hindu born of Tamil pare... 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
Professor Sir Raymond (Bill) Hoffenberg was born in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Province (now Eastern Cape) on 16 March 1923. He went to school... read more

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