I wrote my very first column for the Pretoria News in 2006.
I have thoroughly enjoyed writing the weekly Tuesday column which has focused on hundreds and hundreds of issues.
This is my last column. You are welcome to follow me on my blog www.abramjee.com or on Twitter @abramjee.
It’s a good time to reflect on some of my writings:
*There is no doubt that government handled the e-tolling issue poorly right from the very beginning.
*A large chunk of the anonymous tip-offs to Crime Line and to Crime Stop are drug related. This is a clear indication of just how widespread the problem is.
*On Sunday, I called the 10111 number to report a suspicious vehicle. The operator hung up on me a few times and then said: ‘F*** off’.
*We as residents need to use lights and water sparingly. While we need to ensure that we conserve energy, the authorities also have to ensure that we can keep up with the cost of living.
*There seems to be a growing culture of recklessness, negligence and lawlessness on the roads.
*Promises mean nothing to those who bear the brunt of non-delivery every day across our many towns, cities and remote areas of our country.
*Please continue to assist NGO’s and rape crisis centres who are in dire need of financial assistance and volunteers.
*Become an active citizen!
*Freedom of speech and expression should be used responsibly.
*Sport is not only about winning. When we lose, we must accept defeat and continue to be loyal supporters. Read more