Biographies

Lindiwe Sisulu was born on the 10th of May 1954, in Johannesburg. She is the daughter of African National Congress veterans, ... read more
Basetsana Makgalemele, former Miss Soweto and Miss Black South Africa, was crowned Miss SA in 1994. The event is memorable as it coincided w... read more
A. B. Xuma's wife, Madie Hall-Xuma and a prestigious figure in middle-class social circles, she headed the African National Congress Women's... read more
Janet Burnside Soga was born on 18 March 1827 in Hutchesontown, Glasgow. She was the eldest daughter of Alan Burnside and Isabelle Kirkland.... read more
Jeannette Ndhlovu was born on 2nd October 1953 in Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng Province). Ndhlovu obtained her primary and secondary... read more
Nomkhosi  Mary Mini was born in 1959, the daughter of Vuyisile Mini, SACTU activist and first ANC member to be executed by the aparthei... read more
Susanna Johanna Fischer (nee Krige) was born on the 23rd of February, 1908 on the family’s smallholding in Silverton, near Pretoria. Her fat... read more
Fawcett was part of the Ladies’ Committee that was sent over from Britain during the Anglo Boer War in order to inspect the condit... read more
Pamele dos Santos (nee Beira) was born in Johannesburg on 19 June 1942 to Banny and Golda Beira. She attended Houghton Primary and Johannesb... read more
Born in 1930, Damos was a trade unionist. During the government's race classification of Coloured people, she organised a protest meeting an... read more
M. N. Bhola was born and educated in the Cape Province.  She was an organizer of the women's section of the African National Congress (... read more
Balindlela was born on 28 November 1949 in the Western Cape at Hermanus, after which her family was forcibly moved to Middledrift in the Eas... read more

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