ARTICLES RELATING TO YUSUF ABRAMJEE

Crime Line head's robbers remain in custody

2013-12-04 20:45

The case against the two men accused of breaking into Crime Line head Yusuf Abramjee's house has been postponed and the men will remain in custody.

Crime Line head's robbers arrested

2013-11-26 17:43

Two men have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at the Pretoria home of Crime Line head Yusuf Abramjee.

Crime Line head held up at gunpoint

2013-11-22 12:01

The head of Crime Line, Yusuf Abramjee, and his family have become victims of crime themselves, after exchanging gunfire with robbers who held them up, according to a report.

Name, shame campaign hits speed bump

2013-06-13 22:28

A “name and shame” campaign for convicted drunk drivers in the Western Cape has been shut down by the department of justice, Transport MEC Robin Carlisle has claimed.

Thousands gather for Freedom Day in Pretoria

2013-04-27 12:39

Thousands of people have braved the scorching heat in Pretoria for the annual commemoration of Freedom Day.

Cosatu calls for e-toll protest

2012-11-15 09:10

Cosatu has called for a day of civil disobedience in November 2012 to protest against the e-tolling of Gauteng's highways. Will you take part in a "highway slowdown"?

Abramjee gets top Crime Stoppers International job

2012-10-08 08:04

SA's Yusuf Abramjee has been elected as the second vice president of Crime Stoppers International during a conference held in Las Vegas.

Gauteng a gangster's paradise - Petros

2012-08-01 17:44

Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros has admitted that the province has been labelled as a "gangster's paradise".

Crime Line celebrates 5 years

2012-07-10 12:30

Anonymous tip-off service Crime Line has contributed to 3 000 arrests since it was started five years ago, its co-founder says.

Mdluli: Paper denies police bribes

2012-05-17 16:41

The editor of the Sunday Times has denied allegations that the newspaper’s journalists accepted money from senior crime intelligence officers to write a report discrediting other officers.

Press Club not neutral ground - ANC

2012-05-07 22:33

The Cape Town Press Club cannot be regarded as a neutral ground for parties that have no presence in the club, the ANC says.

Minister defends conduct at Press Club

2012-05-04 22:01

Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has defended her refusal to speak at the Cape Town Press Club in the presence of a DA shadow minister.

Wanted: People to sing to Mandela

2012-04-10 23:03

A planned attempt to break a world record, with over 20 million people singing "happy birthday" to former president Nelson Mandela, has been announced.

10111 operator swears at caller

2012-03-19 11:34
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Yusuf Abramjee, the head of Lead SA, says he was sworn at when he called in to emergency hotline number 10111 over the weekend.

Presidency: Mandela could be home soon

2012-02-25 22:48

Former president Nelson Mandela could be home by the next day or two after being admitted to hospital with a stomach ailment, the presidency says.

Info bill open to abuse - press club

2012-02-14 14:16

The National Press Club says many cases of corruption wouldn't have been exposed if it wasn't for the media or whistle-blowers, and that the protection of state information bill can easily be abused.

Press Club calls for another ‘Black Tuesday’

2011-11-25 22:27

The National Press Club has urged South Africans to again wear black next week for another protest against the protection of information bill.

Protests planned for 'Black Tuesday'

2011-11-22 07:25
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Various human rights groups and media houses will be protesting the controversial protection of state information bill as it appears before the National Assembly for a vote.

Info bill flawed and insulting - Tutu

2011-11-21 22:29

The protection of state information bill is flawed and insulting to South Africans, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says.

ANC slams 'Black Tuesday' protest

2011-11-21 11:05
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The ANC says the National Press Club's "Black Tuesday" protest against the info bill is a senseless distortion of facts and trivialises the suffering experienced during apartheid.

Info bill pressure is working - Press Club

2011-09-20 07:31

The delay of Parliament's vote on the protection of state information bill proves that pressure on the government is working, the National Press Club says.

Manyi: Why is media so hostile to govt?

2011-06-21 09:54
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Government communications' chief Jimmy Manyi has caused another stir after a radio interview in which he complained that the media is "hostile towards government".

Manyi must face the media - Press Club

2011-03-05 22:55

Government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi must break his silence after his remarks that there is an oversupply of coloureds in the Western Cape, the National Press Club says.

Press Club calls for probe into journo spying

2010-12-20 12:00

The National Press Club has called for an urgent investigation into a claim that a journalist was being tailed and her phone tapped, following a report on corruption in the police.

Media won't boycott Malema

2010-04-09 22:19

The media has decided not to boycott ANC Youth League press conferences as "this would amount to irresponsible behaviour by the journalistic fraternity".

 

Crime Line head's robbers appear

2013-11-27 21:41

Two men accused of house robbery and burglaries, including a robbery at the house of Crime Line head Yusuf Abramjee, have appeared in the Atteridgeville Magistrate's Court.

Cops hunt for Crime Line head's robbers

2013-11-23 07:41

A manhunt is under way for two armed robbers who broke into Crime Line head Yusuf Abramjee's home in Erasmia, west of Pretoria.

Crimeline for youth launched in Gauteng

2013-10-31 07:14

An initiative to make schools safer has been launched by the Gauteng education department, the police and Crime Line.

We're corruption-busters, says Zuma

2013-04-27 22:28
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The fight against crime is more intense in SA than it is in many other countries, President Jacob Zuma says, adding that a total of 718 people are currently under investigation for "corrupt activities".

Zuma to award national orders

2013-04-22 19:01

Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, football legend Kaizer Motaung, and Lead SA activist Yusuf Abramjee are to be awarded national orders, the presidency says.

Tolls: No sufficient alternative roads

2012-11-14 22:19

There are no sufficient alternative routes available from Pretoria to Johannesburg, a public hearing on the e-tolling of Gauteng highways has heard.

Muslim man dies after fight over beard

2012-08-08 11:08
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A 27-year-old man has reportedly died after a fight broke out at a fast food outlet in Magaliesburg when he was mocked over his sunnah beard.

Root out drug dealers: Manuel

2012-07-10 15:32

The "chemical warfare" waged in the country by drug dealers should stop, says Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel.

Boycott 'immoral' City Press, ANC urges

2012-05-24 18:45
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The ANC has called for a boycott of City Press until the removal of the insulting portrait" of President Jacob Zuma from its website.

Crime intelligence paid journos - report

2012-05-17 14:13

An urgent investigation is needed into an allegation that the police's crime intelligence division paid journalists to write a report discrediting other officers, says the National Press Club.

Press clubs must revisit membership - ANC

2012-05-06 18:59

Press clubs must revisit their membership criteria and reflect on the role members should play, ANC Chief Whip Mathole Motshekga says.

Joemat-Pettersson's conduct under fire

2012-05-04 14:20
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Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has come under fire after refusing to address the Cape Town Press Club until a DA shadow minister left the room.

ICD to probe swearing 10111 operator

2012-03-19 12:50

The Independent Complaints Directorate will investigate a complaint about a 10111 operator swearing at Primedia CEO Yusuf Abramjee.

Mandela: Press Club to take up MP's actions

2012-02-26 22:33

The Press Club is to meet Defence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu after MPs briefly detained a photographer at One Military Hospital, where it was thought ex-president Nelson Mandela was being treated.

Service delivery issues overshadow info bill

2012-02-14 18:00

Service delivery problems have taken centre stage in Mamelodi at a public hearing on the protection of state information bill.

Selebi briefing postponed

2011-12-22 19:10

A media briefing about former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi's health has been postponed, the the National Press Club says.

'Black Tuesday' protest at Luthuli House

2011-11-22 09:18
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A group of people dressed in black are protesting against the controversial protection of state information bill outside the ANC's headquarters in Johannesburg.

ANC MPs ordered to National Assembly

2011-11-21 22:48
195 comments

All 264 ANC MPs have been ordered to the National Assembly to approve the information bill and there is a clear warning - vote along party lines or face the consequences.

SSA denies info bill censorship claims

2011-11-21 14:03

The State Security Agency says claims that the info bill will lead to censorship and information blackouts are sensationalist, and the bill actually provides avenues for access to information.

Press club welcomes Shivambu ruling

2011-11-10 17:27

The National Press Club in Pretoria has welcomed the ruling against ANC Youth League spokesperson Floyd Shivambu, who was sacked.

Bok send-off marketer's dream

2011-09-15 10:01

A marketer’s dream - when over 45 000 fans gather to bid farewell to the Springboks before heading off to the Rugby World Cup.

Manyi must face the media - Press Club

2011-03-05 22:56

Government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi must break his silence after his remarks that there is an oversupply of coloureds in the Western Cape, the National Press Club says.

702 not a cheap station - SAfm founder

2011-01-25 13:06

The founder of SABC's SAfm radio station says he did not mean to call Radio 702 "a cheap radio talkshow" in Parliament.

'Media makes mistakes but don't silence it'

2010-08-24 19:08

The media does make mistakes, but government's attempts to control the media to correct this, is unacceptable, says National Press Club chairperson Yusuf Abramjee.

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