Haji Mohamed Dawjee
[OPINION] The crack in Eskom. How do we get the light back in?
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says there doesn't seem to be any music to light our way in the Eskom-induced darkness.
[OPINION] Agrizzi: The confessions of a racist
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says Angelo Agrizzi’s confession to being a racist will not strike racism off the record.
[OPINION] Gillette: The best a woman can get
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says for men to be challenged by a single commercial - Gillette razors of all things - is just about as good as chopping their balls off in public.
[OPINION] Facebook’s ten-year challenge: What’s in a meme?
Haji Mohamed Dawjee ponders what is really behind the #tenyearchallenge.
[OPINION] 'Twas the season for slut-shaming
Haji Mohamed Dawjee tells the story of how on the second of Christmas, she was called a whore in a T-shirt.
[OPINION] Abantu Book Festival and 'let whites in' argument
Following an appearance at the Abantu Book Festival, a blacks only event, Haji Mohamed Dawjee grapples with the argument of including of white people in black people's spaces.
[OPINION] A tribute to Johnny Clegg: What a wow
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says as we eagerly traverse the bridge between Sunday night after Global Citizen Fest, she dares you to witness the greatness in this cover of 'The Crossing.'
[OPINION] The agility of the aged
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says there are lessons to be learnt from older people that go far beyond their engaging storytelling.
[OPEN LETTER] To Patricia de Lille on behalf of the people of Bo-Kaap
Haji Mohamed Dawjee has a message for Patricia de Lille for her role in preventing Bo-Kaap from being declared a heritage area, and the consequences of that move.
[OPINION] World Diabetes Day: The dreariness of the disease
If Haji Mohamed Dawjee has firsthand experience with watching someone living with the disease, why would she be so brazen as to call it dreaded and dreary?
[OPINION] Trumping the midterms in the age of Donald
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says sometimes you need a Donald to dare you to stare ugly truths in the face.
[OPINION] HHP and the cultural stigma of depression
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says the haunting cultural stigma of depression has no season. It sticks around, rain or shine, it has your bags packed and ready for the inevitable guilt trip.
[OPINION] Cheryl Zondi: #MeToo, one year later, we’re on to you
Haji Mohamed Dawjee looks at where we are in the week of the #MeToo movement’s first anniversary.
[OPINION] The Bachelor SA: Politics, patriarchy and priorities
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says 'The Bachelor' could present an opportunity for South African contestants to challenge disturbing norms.
[OPINION] World Mental Health Day and a can of worms walk into Twitter
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says World Mental Health Day is a wretched day painted in a colour that’s supposed to convey a more precious message.
[OPEN LETTER] Dear Kessie Nair, racism is not an illness
Haji Mohamed Dawjee tells Kessie Nair that the only thing he can be diagnosed with is a lack of education, understanding and empathy.
[OPINION] Different strokes: sexual assault on a plane
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says that not even the skies are a safe space for women.
[OPINION] We, the inhabitants of devious sanctuaries
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says you must heed the voices you listen to, those that shout loudest are not always equivalent of virtue.