Sol Plaatje (Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje) was born in the Free State Province near the town of Boshof in 1876. He attended school at Pniel, a mission station near Kimberley. Sol Plaatje became one of the notable leaders of his generation in South Africa. As the first general secretary of the African National Congress (ANC) that …
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