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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Cajee, Amien

Political activist and close friend of Ahmed Kathrada.  In 1962 he drove Mandela across the border when he went on his tour of Africa.

He worked underground with Mac Maharaj in 1963/64, and was detained at the same time as Maharaj in 1964; however he was not charged.  He was served with a 5-year banning order.

He died in 2005.

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