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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Graham, Paul Malcolm

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Paul Graham has worked for IDASA in various capacities since 1988 when he established the KwaZulu Natal regional office. Prior to joining IDASA, he was a tutor in the University of Natal Centre for Adult Education where he was responsible for the Community Development Programme.

He trained as an educator at the University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg before lecturing at the Federal Theological Seminary and then being elected to the deputy and General Secretary positions in the Connexional (Southern Africa) Christian Education & Youth Department of the Methodist Church which was and remains a member of the SACC.

Since 1979, therefore, he has been involved in work in the non-profit, donor supported, human development field in South and Southern Africa and has witnessed and been involved in many of the institutional, political, financial and cultural changes which this field has undergone.

He is currently the Executive Director of IDASA the Institute for Democracy in South Africa.

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