Shaun Abrahams, South African Lawyer, Shaun Abrahams Biography, Shaun Kevin Abrahams Biography and Profile, South Africa Lawyer, South Africa

Shaun Abrahams, South African lawyer and the former national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) at the National Prosecuting Authority. He was born in the Western Cape but Abrahams considers himself “a Zulu boy” because he spent so much of his childhood in KwaZulu-Natal, he told City Press soon after his appointment. Eager, hard-working, ambitious – that’s how Shaun Abrahams’ former colleagues described him soon after the advocate was appointed head of the NPA. Read Shaun Kevin Abrahams Biography and Profile. Read more

Zondeni Veronica Mathe, Veronica Zodwa Mathe, Veronica Zodwa Mathe Biography, Robert Sobukwe, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, South Africa, South African, Apartheid, Pan-African Congress, Activist

In April, Veronica Zodwa Mathe, affectionately known as the “Mother of Azania”, was awarded the Order of Luthuli. Born (Zondeni Veronica Mathe) on the 27th July 1927 in Hlobane in KwaZulu-Natal, she got married to Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe on the 6th June 1954. Read Veronica Zodwa Mathe Biography and Profile. Read more

Robert Sobukwe, Robert Sobukwe Biography, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Biography and Profile, South Africa, South African, Political Dissident, Pan Africanist Congress Apartheid, Pan-African Congress

Robert Sobukwe, born 5 December 1924, GraaffReinet in the Cape Province, the youngest of six children. He was a prominent South African politician who founded Pan-African Congress. Read Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Biography and Profile. Read more

Gemma Griffiths, Gemma Griffiths Biography and Profile, Singer, Artist, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Indie Singer, Songwriter, Zimbabwean

Gemma Griffiths was born in Cape Town, South Africa, but grew up in Harare, Zimbabwe. The indie/folk singer and composer has performed a variety of music and arts festivals around the world, including the Harare International Festival of Arts (HIFA) twice and ‘Miombo Magic’ in Zimbabwe. She headlined for Zimfest London 2015, as well as headlining for the first Performer’s Platform in Bulawayo. Gemma performed at the African Women’s Awards 2015, and was the featured artist at Afrojazzanova that November. Read Gemma Griffiths Biography and Profile. Read more

Jacob Zuma, Jacob Zuma Biography, Jacob Zuma Biography and Profile, Duduzane Zuma, South Africa, President, Politician

Born in Nkandla, South Africa, on April 12, 1942, Jacob Zuma joined the African National Congress (ANC) in 1959. After serving time in prison for his involvement with a militant wing, he rose in the party’s ranks and became its president in 2007, two years before his election as president of South Africa. Continue reading Jacob Zuma Biography and Profile. Read more

Zodwa Wabantu , Zodwa Rebecca Libram Biography and Profile, Zodwa Wabantu Biography, South African, Socialite , Dancer, South Africa

Zodwa Wabantu (Zodwa Rebecca Libram) born 30 October, 1985, South African Socialite and Dancer. Zodwa Wabantu used to work for a debt collection company but later resigned to indulge in the entertainment industry. “Growing up people always told me I would be nothing. I know what I am here for. I knew I had ‘something’ but I didn’t think it would be this big.” Read Zodwa Rebecca Libram Biography and Profile. Read more