Biographies

Stephanie Kemp was born in the Karoo in 1941 and grew up with her two sisters in Malmesbury in the Swartland. The town was dominated by the... read more
Alpheus Madaba Maliba born in 1901, in Nzhelele in the northern Transvaal, into a Venda peasant family.He emigrated to Johannesburg when he... read more
Clarence Mlami Makwetu was born on 6th December 1928 in Hoyita, in the Cofimvaba district, Transkei. He was the second of five chi... read more
Abdurahman, who was born in Wellington (Cape Town ) on 18 December 1872 and graduated as a medical doctor from the University of Glasgow in... read more
Dawood Seedat (1916-1976) was the grandson of a Ladysmith, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) trader M.E. Seedat, who had nine children, one of whom,... read more
H. A. Naidoo was born in Durban in 1915 and was recruited into the Communist Party in the mid-1930s by Edward Roux. He became an active trad... read more
Ambrose Makiwane was born in 29th of November in1921 near Cala in the Transkei. He attended Clarkebury School and was expelled after partici... read more
John Marinus Ferus (Hennie Ferus), an uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) soldier, was born on 8 February 1940. He joined the South African Coloured Peopl... read more
Henry Gordon "Squire" Makgothi was born on 25 December 1928 to Walter Mokowa, a school teacher and Martha Makgothi, a domestic worker,died w... read more
Vusimuzi Linda Make was born in Boksburg in 1934, the son of a priest, and later moved to Evaton.the son of an African Methodist  Episc... read more
The son of a farm worker, Kopi Ben Baartman was born in the Eastern Province (now Eastern Cape) town of Molteno on 1 March 1924. He worked o... read more
Nelson "Nana” Mahomo was born in 1930 in the Orange Free State, the son of a Dutch Reformed clergyman, he attended Kroonstad High School in... read more

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