Part 2: 20 Popular SA Politicians Who Sought Refugee In Other African Countries During Apartheid

6. Joe Slovo

Slovo was a South African politician. He was forced into exile in 1963, first to the United Kingdom and then moved to Mozambique in 1977.

Joe Slovo

7. Solomon Mahlangu

Solomon was a South African operative of the African National Congress. The countries he went into exile were Angola and Mozambique.

Solomon Mahlangu

8. Baleka Mbete

Baleka Mbete is Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa. During apartheid she sought refugee in Swaziland, Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Nairobi in Kenya, Gaborone in Botswana, Harare in Zimbabwe, and Lusaka in Zambia.

Baleka Mbete

9. Chris Hani

Chris Hani was the leader of the South African Communist Party and chief of staff of Umkhonto we Sizwe.  He went into exile in Lesotho in 1963.

Chris Hani

10. Thabo Mbeki

 Former President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki went into exile in 1962.  He went in exile in Lusaka.

Thabo Mbeki

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