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Sol Plaatje University

Sol Plaatje University

Sol Plaatje University


Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje (9 October 1876 – 19 June 1932) was a South African intellectual, journalist, linguist, politician, translator and writer. Plaatje was a founder and first General Secretary of the South African Native National Congress (SANNC), which became the African National Congress (ANC). The Sol Plaatje Local Municipality, which includes the city of Kimberley, is named after him, the Sol Plaatje University in this city, which opened its doors in 2014.


  • Kimberley

    Jan Smuts Boulevard,10, 8300, Kimberley