South Africa

Kathleen Dixon Huntley Gordon-Gray

Kathleen Dixon Gordon-Gray (née Huntley) (born 24 January 1918, Pietermaritzburg, died 13 January 2012, Pietermaritzburg) was a South African botanist, plant collector, and educator noted for her expertise in the flora of Natal. She worked as both a lecturer and professor of botany at the University of Natal. In 1998 she was awarded the Senior (Silver) Medal of the South African Association of Botanists. Her research publications primarily covered the taxonomy of Acacia, Cassia, Cyperaceae, and Gramineae.

Marion Holm

Marion Holm’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

John Henderson Soga

John Henderson Soga (født 1860, død 1941) var en sørafrikansk misjonær og forfatter. Han ble den første xhosa-historiker.

Christa Steyn

Christa Steyn, gebore Christina Maria Schutte, (15 Junie 1958, Krugersdorp – 11 Junie 2012, Pretoria) was ‘n komponis, pianis en Afrikaanse sangeres wat bekend is vir haar werk saam met Jannie du Toit (onder andere as Jannie en die Tannie). Haar verwerkings het verskeie kunstenaars help vestig, onder andere Anneli van Rooyen, Karin Hougaard en Jan de Wet.

Thishiwe Ziqubu

Thishiwe Ziqubu (born 5 August 1985) is a South African film director, writer and actress. She won Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards, for her portrayal of Tashaka in the romantic comedy Tell Me Sweet Something. In 2019 she was directing episodes of MTV Shuga Down South.

Len Meyer

Lieutenant General Len Meyer was a South African Army general, who served as Chief of Staff Personnel for the Defence Force.

Ben Raubenheimer

Lt Gen Ben Raubenheimer SD SM MMM is a retired South African Army officer who served as Chief of Staff Finance for the South African Defence Force from 1993 and South African National Defence Force in 1994 before his retirement in 1999.

Mpho Pholo

Mpho Pholo. (known as 37 mph) is a Record producer, Pianist and Composer who specializes in Hip hop, Rhythm and blues, Drum and bass and House music. He has been a producer for more than 11 years from 2003 – present.

Rhoda Kadalie

Rhoda Kadalie (Born 22-09-1953) is a South African academic. She is the founder of the Gender Equity Unit at University of Western Cape (UWC) In June 1999 she received an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Social Sciences of Uppsala University, Sweden

Chad Barrett

Chad Anthony Barrett (born 22 May 1989 at Johannesburg) is a South African cricketer active since 2014 who has played for Northamptonshire. He is a righthanded batsman who bowls right arm fast medium pace.

Marianna Brummer

Marianna Brummer (24 novembre 1949) è un’ex tennista sudafricana.

Nokutela Dube

Nokutela Dube (1873 – 25 January 1917) was the first South African woman to found a school. She cofounded the Ilanga lase Natal newspaper, Ohlange Institute and Natal Native Congress (the precursor to the South African Native National Congress) while she was married to John Langalibalele Dube. They both travelled to the United States, where Nokutela was described as a “woman of note”. She died while estranged from her husband, who was then President of what would become the African National Congress. The school she co-founded was the place that Nelson Mandela chose as the location for his first ever vote in an election.

Sango Holomisa

Sango Holomisa’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.