About this site

This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Pahad, Aziz

1940 -

Aziz left South Africa in 1964, living mostly in London but spending time in Angola and Zimbabwe. In 1966 he started working full time for the ANC, developing the Anti-Apartheid Movement in the UK and Europe.

In 1985 Pahad was elected to the NEC of the ANC. In 1990 he returned from exile and in 1991 he was appointed Deputy Head of the ANC Department of International Affairs. In 1994 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, which position he still holds.

This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. Return to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory site.