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South Africans raise R10m to #SAveSyria

Johannesburg – South Africans have raised more than R10 million in humanitarian aid to help desperate refugees in Syria, particularly in the beleaguered city of Aleppo. A pledge-line by the five-day old NGO #OperationSA raised R10 028 953 within five hours for the #SAveSyria campaign. The #SAveSyria campaign was launched at the weekend following calls […]

Over R10-million pledged for #SAveSyria by #OperationSA

MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday 21 December 2016 Over R10-million pledged for #SAveSyria by #OperationSA A pledge line by the five-day old NGO #OperationSA to assist with humanitarian efforts in Syria raised R 10 028 953.00 within five hours. The #SAveSyria campaign was launched at the weekend following calls to assist victims in Aleppo […]

South Africans unite to urgently assist #Aleppo #Syria

MEDIA STATEMENT SUNDAY 18 December 2016 #OperationSA South Africans unite to urgently assist #Aleppo #Syria A group of South Africans have formed #OperationSA and its first task is to urgently raise money for humanitarian efforts in Syria. Among those behind the initiative, amongst others, are social activists’ Yusuf Abramjee, Yaseen Theba and Catherine Constantinides. Abramjee […]


“It makes the book come to life” – the Documentary based on Yusuf Abramjee’s photo journal #HAJJ2016 – #ABRAMJEEONHAJJ. Now, Paul Tilsley’s film, available here for viewing. All rights reserved, but you may reload this onto your social media site provided you inform abramjee.com. A Competent Artistes television production. Order the book, and discuss broadcast / viral opportunities […]

Yusuf Abramjee presented #Hajj2016 to Sports Minister Mbalula

Social activist Yusuf Abramjee presented a copy of his coffee table book #Hajj2016 #AbramjeeOnHajj to Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula & his wife Nozuko today. One copy was presented to their daughter Nonkululeko (10) for St Stithians College Library. Hundreds of books are to be donated to libraries and proceeds of the book are going to […]

Mercy of Hajj crosses cultures

WEEKEND ARGUS / 8 November 2016, 4:41pm Filled with at least 400 photos, former journalist Yusuf Abramjee’s new book, #Hajj2016 A Journey, documents one of Islam’s five pillars that millions of pilgrims worldwide long to undertake. Muslims are obliged to perform the Hajj – a sacred pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia – at least once in their lifetime, […]

Chocolate thieves nabbed

Two men will appear in court after a truck was hijacked in Kempton Park on 22 June. According to Yaseen Theba of Vision Tactical Armed Response, the Nestle truck was reported stolen by a tracking company on the morning of 22 June and its signal was picked up in the Killarney, Yeoville and Houghton areas. […]