Biographies

Zephania ‘Zeph’ Lekoane Mothopeng, was born on 10 September 1913, in the Orange Free State (now Free State) near the town of Vrede. Shortly... read more
Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim was born in Durban on 1st July in 1937,  the second of five children. When he was a few months old Ebrahim's mot... read more
Ahmed Gora Ebrahim was born in Durban on 29 May 1936.  Ebrahim cut his political teeth in Trotskyite circles while studying at Sastri C... read more
Dr. Yusuf Mohamed Dadoo played an outstanding role in the South African liberation movement for over half a century - in persuading the Indi... read more
Rissik Haribhai "Barney" Desai was born on 10 April 1932 in Durban. He grew up as an Indian but was "reclassified" Coloured in 1957. His fat... read more
Patricia de Lille, a South African politician, was born the 17 February, 1951 in Beaufort West to Henry and Gertrude Lindt.She is the third... read more
Brian Bunting was born on the 9th of April in 1920, at  the buntings Regent St home in Johannesburg.he is the son of Sidney Perciv... read more
Sathasivian “Saths” Cooper was born on 11 December 1950 in Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa. He was the eldest child of Alima... read more
Janet  Mary Cherry was born in 1961 in Cape Town, where she was raised.  Janet comes from a family committed to social justice.... read more
Imam Achmad Cassiem was born 12th of December in 1945 and grew up in an Islamic environment. He became politicised in the 1960s when the Pan... read more
Cheryl Carolus was born on 20 April 1959 in Cape Flats, Cape Town to a working class family. Her father was employed as a printer’s assistan... 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

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