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​Dube, John Langalibalele

  • ZA-COM-04401
  • Person
  • 1871–1946
Educator, publisher, editor, writer and political activist. First president general of the SANNC (renamed as the ANC in 1923) established in 1912. Established the Zulu Christian Industrial School at Ohlange. Established the first Zulu/English newspaper Ilanga lase Natal (Sun of Natal) in 1904. Opponent of the 1913 Land Act. Member of the executive of the AAC, 1935. Mandela voted at the Ohlange school in 1994 for the first time in his life, and then visited Dube’s grave to report that South Africa was now free.

Zwelithini, Goodwill

  • ZA-COM-04144
  • Person
  • 1948–
King of the Zulu nation. Installed after the death of his father, King Cyprian Bhekhuzulu kaSolomon, in 1968. A regent was appointed until he became of age. After his twenty-first birthday and his first marriage, Zwelithini was installed as the eighth monarch of the Zulu people on 3 December 1971.

Zwane, Paulos

  • ZA-COM-00296
  • Person

Paulos Zwane was a neighbour of Andrew Mlangeni in Dube Village, Johannesburg, in the early 1960s.

Zuma, Jacob Gedleyihlekisa

  • ZA-COM-04339
  • Person
  • 12 April 1942 -
Politician and anti-apartheid activist. Joined the ANC in 1959 and its armed wing, MK, in 1962. Convicted of conspiring to overthrow the apartheid government in 1963 and sentenced to ten years in prison. On his release, he continued to work for the ANC and rose to the position of chief of intelligence. Became a member of the ANC’s National Executive Committee in 1977. Returned to South Africa in 1990 after the legalisation of the ANC. After the 1994 election, he served as provincial minister of economic affairs and tourism in his home province of KwaZulu-Natal. Elected deputy president of the ANC in December 1997 and deputy president of South Africa in June 1999. On 14 June 2005, President Mbeki removed Zuma from his post as deputy president due to allegations of corruption and fraud. Sworn in as president of South Africa, May 2009.

Zulu, Letshego

  • ZA-COM-09114
  • Person
  • 23 August 1984 -

Zulu, Bishop Alpheus

  • ZA-COM-04340
  • Person
  • 1905–1988

Anglican Bishop of Zululand and Swaziland from 1968 to 1975 and president of the World Council of Churches during the 1960s. He and Chief Albert Luthuli co-founded the Natal Bantu Cane Growers' Association in 1942 and in the same year they both joined the ANC. After retiring as bishop in 1975 he broke with the ANC, over the issue of non-violence, and became National Chairperson of the Inkatha Freedom Party.


ZS Art

  • ZA-COM-07542
  • Corporate body

Zola Clinic

  • ZA-COM-03132
  • Corporate body

Zille, Helen

  • ZA-COM-01206
  • Person
  • 9 March 1951 -
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