Profile: Mr. Aziz Pahad, Deputy Minister
Date and Place of Birth : 25 December 1940
Schweizer Reneke, North
Academic Qualifications1959 : Matriculated
at Central Indian High School,
Johannesburg, South Africa
1963 : University
of the Witwatersrand
BA Degree with Majors in Sociology and Afrikaans
: University College of London
Diploma in International Relations
: University of Sussex
MA Degree in International Relations
Activities 1963 : Was given a banning order, which restricted his movement
and prevented him from attending public gatherings.
During this time he
was detained for short periods of time, often for violating his banning order.
: Left South Africa after the Revonia trial. Lived mostly in
London, and also
spent time in Angola and Zimbabwe.
1966 : Started working full-time for
the ANC, developing the Anti-
Apartheid Movement in the UK and Europe.
1985 : Elected as member of the NEC of the ANC, a position he still
: Returned to South Africa from exile.
1991 : Appointed Deputy Head of the
ANC Department of
1992 : Became a member
of the National Peace Executive
1994 : Served on the Transitional
Executive Council's Sub-Council
on Foreign Affairs.
1994 : Elected Member
of Parliament, appointed Deputy Minister of
Re-elected Member of Parliament, re-appointed Deputy
Minister of Foreign Affairs.
: Re-elected Member of Parliament, re-appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs