Biographies

Dwane was born in the Eastern Cape in 1848 and was raised as a Wesleyan. Ordained as a minister in 1881, he proved to be a man of great abil... 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
King Cetshwayo’s place of birth was his father’s (Mpande) kraal of Mlambongwenya, near Eshowe. He was born in 1826, a very troubled period i... read more
John L Collins was born on the 23 March 1905 in Hawkhurst in Kent, England. He was the youngest child on the four children born to Arthur Co... read more
James Arthur Calata was born into a poor farming family at Debe Nek near King Williamstown. His father James Calata was a Presbyterian and h... read more
Azhar Cachalia was born in Edinburgh Scotland on 26th of June 1956. He attended school there and then later in Benoni, Gauteng province, Sou... read more
There's still much not known publicly about Fezekile Kuzwayo. Unfortunately the event that she is best known for is the Jacob Zuma rape case... read more
If Ali Bacher's commitment to cricket had ended after his playing days, he would have had a proud place on the sport's roll of honour. It wa... read more
Rev George Wauchope was born in South Africa. He joined the South African Student  Organisation (SASO) while studying at the University... read more
Prince Senzangakhona James Mahlangu, the second son of the king of the Ndebele, Ndzundza-Mabhoko King Mabusabesala II, and Queen Johanna Sel... read more
An advocate at the Johannesburg Bar for 25 years, prior to becoming a provincial and thereafter appellate judge, Judge Johann Christiaan Kri... read more
Sir Julius Gottlieb Ferdinand Jeppe was born in Rostock, Mecklenburg- Schwerin, Germany in July 1859. Jeppe and his family immigrated to Sou... read more

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