Athol Fugard

Athol Fugard Biography

Athol Fugard, Hon. FRSL, OIS, is a South African playwright, novelist, actor, and director widely regarded as South Africa's greatest playwright. He is best known...
Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef

Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef Biography 1886 – 1957

Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef, was a South African landscape artist, generally considered to be one of the best of the old South African masters. His...
Jamie Uys

Jamie Uys Biography 1921 – 1996

Jacobus Johannes Uys, better known as Jamie Uys, was a South African film director, best known for directing the 1980 comedy film The Gods...
Govan Mbeki

Govan Mbeki Biography 1910 – 2001

Govan Archibald Mvuyelwa Mbeki was a South African politician, Communist and son of Chief Sikelewu Mbeki and Johanna Mahala and also the father of...
Abdullah Ibrahim

Abdullah Ibrahim Biography

Abdullah Ibrahim is a South African pianist and composer. His music reflects many of the musical influences of his childhood in the multicultural port...
Mrs. Ples

Mrs. Ples Biography

Mrs. Ples is the popular nickname for the most complete skull of an Australopithecus africanus ever found in South Africa. Mrs. Ples was discovered by...
Mimi Coertse

Mimi Coertse Biography

Mimi Coertse, DMS is a South African soprano. On 26 January 2020, Mimi was also inaugurated as a living legend in the South African...
PJ Powers

PJ Powers Biography

PJ Powers is a South African singer and performer. She became a household name in southern Africa after the widespread success of the song...
Mbongeni Ngema

Mbongeni Ngema Biography

Mbongeni Ngema is a South African writer, lyricist, composer, director and theatre producer, born in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal. He started his career as a theatre...
George Bizos

George Bizos Biography 1927 – 2020

George Bizos was a Greek-South African human rights lawyer who campaigned against apartheid in South Africa. He was noted for representing Nelson Mandela during...

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