Haji Mohamed Dawjee
[OPINION] Eid Mubarak, here’s to a year of tolerance
Haji Mohamed Dawjee asks how Muslims of South Africa are feeding their souls.
[OPINION] Bo-Kaap: The heart of you
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says Bo-Kaap's rightful place in the story of South Africa is being threatened by the shadows of capitalism, tall buildings and a booming property market.
[OPINION] The idiots guide to the silence of Saudi regarding Palestinians
Where is Saudi on the issue of Palestine? Haji Mohamed Dawjee says this is a question that lines the lips of many a Muslim globally and the answer is complex, but also quite simple.
[OPINION] A little more for Mother’s Day
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says the intended meaning has been lost in the subtle gendering of Mother's Day and what it should entail.
[OPINION] The problem with accusing Kanye West of mental illness
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says while it’s an easy conclusion to jump to in age of addiction to pathologising behaviour and opinion, the accusations remain unethical.
[BOOK EXTRACT] Sorry, Not Sorry by Haji Mohamed Dawjee
In 'Sorry, Not Sorry', Haji Mohamed Dawjee explores the often maddening experience of moving through post-apartheid South Africa as a woman of colour.
[OPINION] Swaziland: A country by any other name
Haji Mohamed Dawjee ponders the recent renaming of Swaziland to eSwatini.
[OPINION] We are women of colour. Let’s crown each other
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says that women of colour have a deep-rooted resentment for one another and calls on them to celebrate the roles they play in each other’s lives.
[OPINION] Listeriosis: The halal gatsby. Take it, or leave it?
Haji Mohamed Dawjee unpacks the idea of halal-certified products in the context of the listeriosis outbreak.
[OPINION] 3 SA films that should’ve been banned instead of 'Inxeba'
Haji Mohamed Dawjee calls out other local films which should be brought to the attention of the FPB which seems intent on saving the public from offensive and harmful material.
[OPINION] Patricia de Lille, the mayor that could
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says ‘Aunty Pat’ remains undefeated after surviving a vote of no confidence against her.
How to #Zexit, a step-by-step guide by Jacob Zuma
Haji Mohamed Dawjee teases that the reason why Jacob Zuma’s exit is taking its time is because the sitting president is knee deep in compiling a “how to” guide.
[OPINION] All the things Zuma did wrong: Let’s count (some of) the ways
Haji Mohamed Dawjee jogs the president’s memory by reminding him of just a few of his misdemeanours.
[OPINION] Water Wars: The Smiths of Constantia
Haji Mohamed Dawjee tells a story from the future.
[OPINION] A very merry Muslim Christmas
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says you don’t have to have a religious link to something to be able to enjoy it.
[OPINION] The sad, sterile politics of Melissa’s Camps Bay
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says white-nostalgia deserves zero sentimentality in the South Africa of now.
[OPINION] #Misohawni, bros so dumb
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says to make bank from another culture’s cuisine is one thing, but to extend your income by exploiting ills like sexism and exploitation is just plain stupid.
[OPINION] Twitter, #selflove and the cost of 280 characters
Haji Mohamed Dawjee asks if Twitter is just the digital Trump of our technocratic age.