Biographies

Henry Mutile Fazzie was born on 3rd of January in 1924 in Stutterheim. Fazzie went into exile in the early 1960s. He joined Umkhonto weSizwe... read more
Cornelius Judah Fazzie  was born in 1924 Queenstown Eastern Cape,but grew up largely in Tsolo.His migrant father worked in the Western... read more
Vicky Sampson was born in 1969, to Faye and Victor Sampson. Her father, Victor, was a member of the Golden City Dixies, a travelling vaudevi... read more
Miriam Makeba was born in Johannesburg in 1932, during a time of economic depression. Her mother, a domestic worker, was imprisoned for six... read more
Letty began her first work in the art field in 1925 when she began work at the Onderstepoort Veterinary laboratory. Here she had to record i... read more
Alexander Erwin was born on 16 January 1948 in Cape Town to Dennis and Rosamund Erwin. Alec, as he became known, matriculated from Durban Hi... 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
Ashley Kriel was born on the 17 October 1966 to Ivy and Melvin Kriel. He has two sisters, Michel Assure and Melaney Adams. He grew up in Bon... read more
Dwane was born in the Eastern Cape in 1848 and was raised as a Wesleyan. Ordained as a minister in 1881, he proved to be a man of great abil... read more
Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, born Francis Nwia Kofi Nkrumah on 21 September 1909, was raised in a rural village, Nkoful, in the then Gold Coas... read more
Nokutela Dube was the first wife of Reverend John Langalibalele Dube, the first President General of the South African Native National Congr... read more

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