Biographies

Mathume Joseph Phaahla was born on 11 July 1957 in Ga-Phaahla, Limpopo. Phaahla studied for a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery a... read more
Jeffrey Thamsanqa Radebe was born on 18 February 1953 in Cato Manor,  Durban, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal). In 1958, his family was evicte... read more
Richard Victor Selope Thema was born in Ga-Mamabolo, Pietersburg district, in 1886. Both his parents were Pedi speaking but not origina... read more
Mark Shope, SACTU General Secretary Mark Shope was born in 1919 in the Letaba district of the Northern Transvaal, he became a breadwinner fo... read more
Robert M. Resha was born in Bolotwe,Queenstown, Eastern Province [Now Eastern Cape] on 9 March 1920. He completed eight years of formal scho... read more
Vusimuzi Linda Make was born in Boksburg in 1931, the son of a priest, and later moved to Evaton. When Make was still a student in high scho... read more
Gawe was born in 1900 in the Herschel district of the Cape, where both his parents were teachers. He attended St. Matthew's College and late... read more
Suliman Moosa Esakjee was born in 1928. He worked as a clerk, and was an active member of the Transvaal Indian Congress (TIC) from... read more
John Mowbray Didcott was born on 14 August 1931, Durban, Natal.  After matriculating at Hilton College, outside Pietermaritzburg, Natal... read more
Early years Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo (OR) was born in the village of Kantilla, Bizana, in the Mpondoland (eQawukeni), region of the Ea... read more
Early Years Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela was born, the fifth of nine children, in the village of Mbongweni, Bizana, in the Transkei o... read more
Abdulla Ismail Kajee was born about 1896; Kajee was a politically moderate Moslem businessman and the dominant figure in the Natal Indi... read more

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