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 […]
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Remarks by President Jacob Zuma, the Grand Patron of the National Orders, at the National Orders Awards Ceremony, Presidential Guesthouse, Pretoria on the 27 April 2013.
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, […]
Lead SA and Crime Line have welcomed the announcement by the Chancellor of Orders that President Jacob Zuma will bestow the Order of the Baobab on activist, Yusuf Abramjee, for his “excellent contribution in community development through Lead SA”. The award is a National Order – the highest accolade that a country can bestow on […]
Programme Director Chairperson of the National Orders Advisory Council Ladies and Gentlemen of the Media Good afternoon It is my privilege as Chancellor of the National Orders to announce the names of those South Africans and foreign nationals who will be awarded National Orders at an investiture ceremony to be held on Freedom Day, Saturday […]
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 […]
I recently spoke to residents from Bedfordview during the “State of the Suburb” that was hosted by the local Community Policing Forum. I share my address with you…