Biographies

Richard Rive was born on 1 March 1931 in Cape Town, and grew up in District Six, which was a Coloured, or “mixed race”, area under apartheid... read more
Lebo Mathosa was born in Daveyton in the East Rand. She began singing at the age of seven in the local church choir.  The Mathosa famil... read more
  Barry Anderson Richards was born on 21 July 1945 in Morningside, Durban in Natal. Richards played cricket for Natal at his... read more
  Clive Rice was born on 23 July 1949 in Johannesburg. His education started at St. Johns College and from there to Damelin Colleg... read more
Jonathan Neil Rhodes, better known as Jonty, was born in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal on 27 July 1969. He grew up in the picturesque Piet... read more
Shaun Pollock was born on 16 July 1973 in Port Elizabeth and moved to Durban at the age of five. Born to a cricketing family, his father Pet... read more
Francois Pienaar was born on 1st January 1969 in Vereeniging into a working class Afrikaner family. Although he participated in various spor... read more
Makhaya Ntini was born on 6 July 1977. He grew up in a small village in the Eastern Cape called Mdingi. Ntini is a product of the United Cri... read more
Pixley Seme was born on 1 October 1881 in Natal, the son of Isaka Sarah (nee Mseleku) Seme. Little is documented of his early life as a prim... read more
Theo Mthembu was born in Newcastle, KwaZulu Natal on 27 February 1927. Mthembu's boxing career started at the age of 16 at Inkamane College... read more
Mathews Motshwarateu was born on 2 November 1958 in Soweto. His talent for athletics already became apparent in his primary school years, wh... read more
"Nothing Can Match the singleness of purpose, the foresight, or tenacity through all adversity, of Dulcie Howes ... She achieved in her life... read more

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