Biographies

Mahomed Motala was born in Dundee on 14 June 1921. In 1938 Motala matriculated at Sastri College and studied medicine in Bombay, India, from... read more
Born in 1923. Moosa was a medical practitioner. He was educated at Fort Hare and the University of Cape Town (UCT) and was active in the pol... read more
Zac de Beer was born on 11 October 1928. He was the second of four children of Jean Isobel and Zacharias Johannes de Beer, a medical doctor.... read more
Manto Tshabalala-Msimang was born in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal on 9 October 1940. She attended Inanda Seminary Secondary School, a boarding scho... read more
Mamphela Ramphele was born on 28 December 1947 in Bochum District, Northern Transvaal (now Limpopo). Her mother, Rangoato Rahab, and her fat... read more
Mary Susan Malahele-Xakana was born in Polokwane (then Pietersburg). Her father had been ostracized by the BaPedi for becoming a Christian a... read more
Dr Ansuyah Ratipul Singh was born in Durban on 12 June 1917. She was the eldest daughter or Latchmee and Chatrapul Singh, a middle class Hin... read more
Latsky was an author and zoologist. She studied at the University of Stellenbosch, and was the first woman to be awarded a doctorate at this... read more
Susanna Helena Kok was born in 1911 in Brandfort, Free State. Her father Frederik Johannes Kok was a school principal in Brandfort, where sh... read more
Franks studied at the University of the Witwatersrand and was a member of the first Student Representative Council of the University. In 192... read more
Soromini Kallichurum was born in 1932 in Ladysmith, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal). In 1950, Soromini Kallichurum was one of the first 12 undergr... read more
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