Biographies

Peter Cyril Jones was born in 1950 on 7th of December in Somerset West in Western Cape.Jones after completing high school in 1976,he became... read more
Abdullah Haron was born on 8 February 1924 in Newlands-Claremont, an area which in the late twentieth century became a very prosperous comme... read more
Dr Essop Essak Jassat, the second of three children, was born on 5 October 1932 in 11th Street Vrededorp, Johannesburg. Both of his parents... read more
Mkhuseli Jack was born on the farm Mosskraal in Humansdorp on 31 May 1958.  Jack was the second youngest of eight children of Fikile an... read more
John Tengo Jabavu was born on 11 January  in 1859 near the Methodist mission school at Healdtown district. His parents, though poor, we... read more
Alexander Macaulay Jabavu was born in 1889 in King William's Town, he was the second son of John Tengo Jabavu. After studying at Loveda... read more
At a young age, while a student at the University of Cape Town, Ronald (Ronnie) Britten was an active member of the then Non-European Unity... read more
Davidson Don Tengo Jabavu (D. D. T) Jabavu was born in the Cape Colony in 20 October in 1885. He was the eldest son of John Tengo Jabavu, a... read more
John James Issel was born on 17 August 1946 in the wine-growing area of Worcester outside Cape Town. At a tender age, he worked on a vineyar... read more
Yunus Ismail Mahomed was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng) on 30 December 1950 to Amina and Ismail Mahomed. Mahomed grew up in J... read more
Justice Zakeria “Zac” Mohammed Yacoob was born on 3 March 1948.  He became blind at 16 months because of meningitis. Yacoob attended Du... read more
Chief Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli, Africa’s first Nobel Peace Prize Laureate in 1960, was President-General of the African National Congress... read more

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