Biographies

Vondela Landingwe played rugby for Crusaders in Gugulethu and Western Province under the auspices of the non-racial South African Rugby Unio... read more
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
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
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
A controversial White champion of African rights, Patrick Duncan played a conspicuous role in opposition politics for over a decade, attract... read more
Sheena Duncan was born in Johannesburg on 7th of December in 1932 and was the eldest of the five children in her family. She was educated at... 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
Louis Charles George Douwes-Dekker was born on 22 October in 1936,Indonesia Asia.His parents were scientists,he spent four years in a Japane... read more
Stephen Dlamini was born in 30 November 1913 in Natal (KwaZulu-Natal). As a factory worker, Dlamini became a trade union member and rose thr... read more

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