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The focus should be on Tata at this time.

Nelson Mandela remains in a critical condition in a Pretoria hospital. The focus of the world remains on our country and millions of people are continuing to pray for Madiba and his family. The focus over recent days has shifted to the Mandela family and family feuds are now dominating the headlines. It’s sad, yes […]

Madiba: Let’s Show Some Respect

Our beloved former President, Nelson Mandela was admitted to a Pretoria hospital yesterday. The world media has turned the spotlight on our country and messages of support are pouring in from all corners of the globe. It is sad and disappointing  to see some, especially on social media, being grossly insensitive. They say there is no need […]

20 Years of Freedom: The Countdown Begins

I attended the launch of the 2014 “20 year freedom countdown” in Pretoria today. I am a “social cohesion ambassador”. Scores of veterans of the struggle, business leaders and influential South Africans attended the launch, hosted by Arts and Culture Minister, Paul Mashatile. The 20 year celebration is important. It’s not about whether your Black […]

Update on the R511/M26 Road

I’ve received many queries about the R511/M26 road between Erasmia and Diepsloot. The contractor abandoned the work last year after digging up about 4km of the tarmac. Road conditions are very poor. Here is a update from Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC, Ismail Vadi: Dear Yusuf,  The factual position is as follows: The Department terminated […]

Corruption Must Stop!

Shortly after 5pm on Sunday, I witnessed two men being loaded into the back of a police vehicle in Tangerine Street, Laudium, outside Pretoria. I decided to follow the police van. Over recent months I’ve been inundated with complaints about cops taking bribes from “illegal” foreigners. The patrol van drove for a few kilometers and […]

Department of Basic Education congratulates Yusuf Abramjee

The Department of Basic Education congratulates, Mr Yusuf Abramjee, Chairperson of Lead-SA, on receiving the National Order of Baobab in Silver. The award is the highest accolade that a country can bestow upon a citizen or a prominent non-South African citizen. “We are proud to be associated with Mr Abramjee through his Lead SA initiative, […]