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Let’s make the world safer, writes Abramjee.

The time has come to mobilize the world against crime. I have just returned from the 39th annual conference of Crime Stoppers International (CSI) which took place in The Hague, Netherlands. I was elected Vice-President of the global body and it is indeed an honour and I am humbled. For the first time, a woman […]

Abramjee pointed Vice President of global crime fighting organization #CSI

Crime Stoppers International Announces New Board Appointees CSI appoints new President and Vice President to its global board THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS -At its 39th annual conference, Crime Stoppers International (CSI) announced Sharon Hanlon, Director from Region Five (Australia/New Zealand/South-East Asia) and Yusuf Abramjee, one of the Directors for Region Seven (South Africa) as elected President […]

20 000+ CITIZENS SUPPORT #TakeBackTheTax

MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday 29 October 2018 The #TakeBackTheTax campaign has surpassed a significant milestone and is thrilled to announce that over 20 000 citizens have added their names to this important campaign. #TakeBackTheTax was launched a few months ago and calls on Government, SARS and law enforcement agencies to urgently act and […]

NUGENT INQUIRY CONFIRMS ILLEGAL CIGARETTE MAKERS OPERATE WITH IMPUNITY

MEDIA RELEASE: NUGENT INQUIRY CONFIRMS ILLEGAL CIGARETTE MAKERS OPERATE WITH IMPUNITY For Immediate Release Wednesday 17 October 2018 #TakeBackTheTax welcomes the publication of the Nugent Inquiry report which confirms what it has been telling the public all along – that there is rampant tax evasion in the tobacco industry – as a direct result of […]

MY CHALLENGE TO THE NATIONAL COUNCIL AGAINST SMOKING

On 8 October, the Executive Director of the National Council Against Smoking (NCAS), Savera Kalideen wrote in the Daily Maverick a column entitled “Increasing Tobacco taxes saves lives and raises revenue.” Kalideen argues that by increasing tobacco taxes, government will grow its revenue. Allow me take this opportunity to respond. Kalideen correctly states that some […]

Using technology to combat crime in South Africa

With the multitude of emergency numbers available in South Africa getting help is not as clear cut as it should be. Adding to the frustration is the time wasted due to the lack of information available to the emergency operator. They don’t know who you are, or where you are. Namola, a free emergency safety […]