Zohra Sooliman is a co-founder and trustee of the internationally acclaimed Gift of the Givers Foundation, the largest disaster response organization of African origin on the continent. Sooliman has special interest in the empowerment of women and children. She founded the Gift of the Givers Careline in […]
Welcome Nzimande (popularly known as Bhodloza) was born in 1947 at Phatheni Reserve in Richmond in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands.
Nzimande holds a Higher Primary Teacher’s Certificate (HPTC) certificate from Indaleni Training College (1970). In 1995 Nzimande obtained a B. Admin degree at the University of Zululand, […]
Born 29 December 1939 in Johannesburg. Professor Patricia Berjak held a B.Sc. Hons (1st Class) in Biochemistry from WITS University and a PhD on the ageing of stored maize seeds from the (then) University of Natal. She was recognized internationally for her pioneering and fundamental studies on seed recalcitrance.
Deuteronomy Bhekinkosi Zeblon (“DBZ”) Ntuli was born at Gcotsheni, Eshowe, on 8 May 1940. After working for three years as an announcer/translator/producer for the Zulu service of the SABC, he joined the staff of UNISA as a language assistant for IsiZulu, in the Department of African Languages. Ntuli acquired a […]
Musician and performer Patty Nokwe was born in Eshowe on 26 June 1931. She attended St Michaels School where she participated in the school choir and studied further at M.L. Sultan Technikon. Patty married the late playwright and musician Alfred Nokwe in 1954. Their two children Tu […]
Born 2 July 1962, in Pretoria. Tovey attended Northlands High School achieving Natal provincial colours in cricket, hockey, football, softball and baseball. Tovey however, furthered his professional sporting career in soccer and is regarded by many as one of the greatest footballing icons in South Africa’s soccer history. […]
Born 20 October 1942, in Sobantu Village, Pietermaritzburg. Dlamini played amateur league for Sobantu Manchester and in professional league for Maritzburg City. He went onto win the Professional Federation League.
He joined the Natal Pick XI under unusual circumstances; Orlando Pirates played against Maritzburg City in their […]
Lindiwe Kuzwayo Fashion Design Studio cc was established in 1986, having grown from using just one sewing machine to being involved in many prestigious events worldwide. Her sister company, Lindiwe Kuzwayo Academy of Fashion Design (Pty) Ltd provides teaching facilities and inspiration to young people wishing to pursue […]
Born 26 July 1956, in Durban. Igesund played professional soccer from 1972 to 1993, in various clubs locally and internationally, including Durban United, Durban City, Westham, Crystal Palace (UK), Admira Wacker (Austria), Witbank Black Aces (1985), AmaZulu (1990), Umtata Bush Bucks (1989), Leeds United (1988), D`Alberton Callies (1993), […]
Blanche Moila, a psychiatric nurse by profession, was born 31 January 1957 in Pietersburg. Her love for running began in Durban.
Dr. Shorty Moolla, a Registrar at a Psychiatric Hospital impressed by Blanche’s economical running style convinced her to run competitively. Moila competed in cross country, 1500m, […]