Born in rural Sekhukhune, Limpopo Province, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba has an illustrious career spanning well over 30 years. Currently the vice-chancellor of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Makgoba, came from humble beginnings to become one of South Africa’s living legends.
As an immunologist, physician, public health advocate and […]
A pioneer from the onset, Mary Mkhwanazi, sought to rise above her circumstances and challenge prevailing oppression. Born in 1932, in rural Mbongolwane, KwaZulu-Natal, Mary completed her primary school education with ease and moved on to attend high school, a rarity at a time when a standard two […]
Joseph Shabalala, born Bhekizizwe Joseph Siphatimandla Mxoveni Mshengu Bigboy Shabalala in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, is the founder and musical director of the South African choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
Shabalala’s musical career began with his move from Ladysmith to Durban. After a short stint with the Durban Choir, […]
Internationally acclaimed, Durban-born photographer Ranjith Kally, has documented some of the key people and events involved in South Africa’s struggle for democracy. His pictures, dating back over 60 years, give us a glimpse into the tensions of the past, of the events that shaped our future.