This was a home of Selope Thema (1886 – 1955), after he moved from Limpopo Province to Johannesburg, where he became politically active. He is remembered as a founding figure and prominent leader of the early ANC, and from the early 1920s through to 1940s, he led struggles against racial discrimination. A persuasive writer and journalist, he served as an editor of the Bantu World from 1932 – 1952.

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1258 Malatjie Street Rockville, Soweto

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