Biographies

The esteemed teacher and journalist, Samuel E.K. Mqhayi described Isaac Williams Wauchope: “Rev Isaac Wauchope was truly handsome in appeara... read more
Kader Abdul Asmal was born on 8th of October in 1934, in the small rural town of Stanger, KwaZulu Natal (then Natal). Young Asmal was raised... read more
Rowley Israel Arenstein was born on 7th of July in 1918. Arenstein was a prominent Durban attorney,the son of immigrant eastern European jew... read more
Dulcie Evon September, the second eldest daughter of Jakobus and Susan September was born on the 20th August 1935 in Royal rd, Maitland and... read more
Samora Machel was born in 1933 and was raised in the village of Chilembene. He was a member of the Shangana ethnic group and his parents wer... read more
Graça Simbine Machel was born on 17 October 1945, in Gaza, Mozambique, the last in a family of six children. Her father, a Methodist ministe... read more
Poonoosamy Ruthnam Pather (PR) was born in Mauritius in 1895.  His grandfather settled in that country after emigrating from Tanjore in... read more
Dimitri Tsafendas was the parliamentary messenger who assassinated Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoed on 06 September 1966 by stabbing him four... read more
Motsoko Pheko was born on 13 November 1933 to a wealthy rural family in Lesotho. In the late 1930s, after the sudden death of their parents,... read more
James Edward April was born on 20th of March in 1940, in Bokmakeri Athlone, Cape Town, Western Province (now Western Cape).He is the younges... read more
William H."Bill" Andrews was  born in Suffolk, England, on 20 March in 1870 into a working-class family,he left school at the age of 13... read more
Julius Nyerere was born on the 13th of April 1922 in Butiama village, next to Lake Victoria, in Tanganyika (name given to the British colony... read more

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