Haji Mohamed Dawjee
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Not all journalism is memoir
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says story telling does not come cheap, and neither does journalism.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Motorcycles and the wheels of justice
Haji Mohamed Dawjee looks at an example of how the justice system fails citizens and loved ones when the wheels turn too slowly and when the punishment does not fit the crime.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Penny Sparrow, you die the way you live
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says while compassion is necessary in death, accountability is required to live a good life, to die a good person with a clear conscience, but death gives no voice to the transgressor, and so they die the way they lived.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Rainbow capital & the commodification of Pride
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says the commercialisation of Pride serves the system and corporates capitalise on this.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Cape Town is heartless for criminalising the homeless
There is absolutely no way The City of Cape Town can justify the criminilisation of poverty and no way to argue that any punishment for homelessness is fair or not cruel, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Banyana Banyana don't get the support they deserve
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says that so evident is our lack of national support for our women’s soccer team that Fifa itself has raised concerns.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: I spent a portion of Eid with racists and did nothing. You?
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says ordinary run-of-the-mill racists always have their eyes and ears on the ground searching for any microscopic opportunity to be racist.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Cabinet’s women must be proud and defiant
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says up until this week’s announcement, the South African Cabinet has always reflected many a man’s dream come true.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Belinda Bozzoli, let music free your colonial mind
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says MP Belinda Bozzoli seems to have a gap in her understanding of why and how the ‘self’ and the world changes when the oppressed sing together.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Game of Thrones and a philosophical ruler
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says 'Game of Thrones' is a great story because it moves the audience to start seeing a real world that’s not too far-fetched from the one on screen.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Caster, show us your boobs - inside the IAAF ruling
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says any member of the public who has paid attention to the last few thousand years of history and the policing of the black body will pick up on the more subliminal messages of this outcome.
STUDY: Privilege and entitlement and cognitive functioning in white S Africans
A new study assesses the cognitive function and its association with privilege, entitlement and fragility (just for good measure) in a qualitative sample of white South Africans of all ages.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Why Tiger Woods must acknowledge his blackness
When someone steps out of their blackness when it matters most, they might as well be white, even if they're Tiger Woods, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Where is the future of journalism?
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says we need fresh minds for fresh and important coverage, but are we selling the future of journalism a lie?
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Waiting for Brexit
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says the majority of British history is made up of the career colonisers taking their time herding themselves out of one area and moving on to greener pastures with their fingers crossed.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: The newness of getting away from the news
Haji Mohamed Dawjee reflects on what happened when she was forced to get away from it all.
OPINION: On Karima Brown, the EFF and the fallacy of a 'just-world'
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says Karima Brown is yet another woman at the mercy of a toxically masculine society sick with the disease of victim blaming in a culture rife with rape.
[OPINION] We could drink a case of Caster
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says Caster Semenya is another example of the sweet sound of the lonely sprint. A black woman immersed in the blush of success and the bloom of many firsts.