Biographies

Maria Ndlovu is a mother of two, a rape survivor, a PWA (person living with AIDS) and a GIPA (UN Programme for the Greater Involvement for P... read more
Gail Johnson is the foster mother of Nkosi Johnson, who died of AIDS in 2001 at the age of 12. Nkosi first came into the limelight in 1997 G... read more
Reverend George Champion was born in the state of Connecticut, United States in 1810. After graduating from Yale University, Champion joined... read more
Aldin Grout was born on 2 September 1803 in Pelham, Massachusetts in the United States. In 1830 Grout graduated from Amherst College and con... read more
Born in New Zealand on the 2nd of June, 1949. At the age of seven, Michael entered the Society of Sacred Mission and then dropped his first... read more
"Without question Maqoma was the most renowned Xhosa chief in South Africa's 19th-century frontier wars. Born in 1798, he was the R... read more
HIV positive mother and works as an AIDS educator.
Beyers Naudé was born in Roodepoort, in the then Transvaal, on 10 May 1915. He was named after Christiaan Frederik Beyers, a Boer general wh... read more
  Please note: This biography is a modified extract from the following source: Bell, P. (1999) “Raymond Ackerman” from... read more
Makhenkesi Arnold Stofile, the son of Simon Stofile and Miriam Ngcongcobela, was born on 27 December 1944, in the Winterberg District of Ade... read more
Jan Gerritze Bantjes was born in Graaff-Reinet district. He was a member of Voortrekker leader Jacob de Clercq's group who arrived at Bl... read more
Harold Cressy was born on 1 February 1889 in Rorkes Drift, KwaZulu Natal. He was one of the five children of Bernard and Mary Cressy. The lo... read more

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