South Africans worth knowing about

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Stephen Bantu Biko (Dec 1946-Sept 1977)

Stephen Bantu Biko (Dec 1946-Sept 1977)

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Helen Suzman

Helen Suzman

Bram Fischer

Bram Fischer

Former South African president Thabo Mbeki (left) with Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert when Mbeki was a leader of an African National Congress delegation.
African National CongressApartheidPolitics

Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert; Afrikaner fought apartheid

Alan Paton, author of "Cry, the Beloved Country"
Literary CriticismWriters And PoetsHead Of StateBook Writer

Alan Paton - Paton's Beloved Country

Today in Literature presents Alan Paton - Paton's Beloved Country, and other stories about the great books, writers, characters, and events in literary history.

Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer

Justice Albie Sachs

Justice Albie Sachs

Govan Mbeki
African ArtAfrican National CongressMy LandBlack HistoryVintage Photos

Govan Mbeki

Justice Edwin Cameron
Dream DatesLiving With HivExtraordinary PeopleAfricans

Justice Edwin Cameron

Victoria Mxenge
Midwifery CourseAfrican National CongressCommunity NursingPrimary EducationSecondary School

Victoria Mxenge

Miriam Makeba
AfricansMy HeroRespectBeauty

Miriam Makeba

Natalie Du Toit
We RunThank GodChallengesSwimmingIn This Moment

Natalie Du Toit

Justice Kate O'Regan
AfricansWonder Woman

Justice Kate O'Regan

Joe and Ruth Slovo

Joe and Ruth Slovo

9 August 1956

9 August 1956