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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, […]

One last time: Be an Active Citizen

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 […]