Biographies

Basil February was born in District Six in 1944.The son of clerk and a midwife. His family moved around several times, living  in place... read more
Vondela Landingwe played rugby for Crusaders in Gugulethu and Western Province under the auspices of the non-racial South African Rugby Unio... read more
Zephania ‘Zeph’ Lekoane Mothopeng, was born on 10 September 1913, in the Orange Free State (now Free State) near the town of Vrede. Shortly... read more
Henry Mutile Fazzie was born on 3rd of January in 1924 in Stutterheim. Fazzie went into exile in the early 1960s. He joined Umkhonto weSizwe... read more
Cornelius Judah Fazzie  was born in 1924 Queenstown Eastern Cape,but grew up largely in Tsolo.His migrant father worked in the Western... read more
Alexander Erwin was born on 16 January 1948 in Cape Town to Dennis and Rosamund Erwin. Alec, as he became known, matriculated from Durban Hi... read more
Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim was born in Durban on 1st July in 1937,  the second of five children. When he was a few months old Ebrahim's mot... read more
Ahmed Gora Ebrahim was born in Durban on 29 May 1936.  Ebrahim cut his political teeth in Trotskyite circles while studying at Sastri C... read more
Ashley Kriel was born on the 17 October 1966 to Ivy and Melvin Kriel. He has two sisters, Michel Assure and Melaney Adams. He grew up in Bon... read more
A controversial White champion of African rights, Patrick Duncan played a conspicuous role in opposition politics for over a decade, attract... read more
Sheena Duncan was born in Johannesburg on 7th of December in 1932 and was the eldest of the five children in her family. She was educated at... read more
Kaiser Matanzima was a chief of the Thembus.  When the South African government introduced the Bantu Authorities Act in the 1950s, the... read more

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