HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Dis-Chem’s COVID-19 drive-through testing disaster
There’s nothing worse than a corporation which profits on the back of a pandemic and who over-promises and under-delivers without any real sense of accountability, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Why is no one listening? Pandemic proof is all around us
The COVID-19 pandemic is our collective problem and we need to start acting like it, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Cut the cigarette ban already
If we're concerned about the safety of society, the easing of regulations around alcohol fly in the face of the ban on cigarettes, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: The listicle is alive and well, I went hunting
This informal piece of writing is not altogether extinct, but they have become more rare, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: The freedom of struggle is the freedom to act
All language has meaning and is devotion and all language is protest, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Why we need COVID-19 obituaries
If we continue publishing the importance and death of only public figures or people we deem superior, it spreads a destructive fire fuelled by the fiction that lower classes are immune and untouchable, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
LOCKDOWN DIARY: The anxiety of being out when we hate being in
Haji Mohamed Dawjee has started to realise the exponential dread and anxiety she feels every time she steps out of the house to buy but one potato or whatever it is that is desperately needed.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Moms and Cats: A Love Story
Haji Mohamed Dawjee reflects on the sudden love between her cat and her recently widowed mother.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Death during a pandemic
During the coronavirus lockdown, finding meaning in death seems even harder to navigate, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Procrastination during COVID-19 - laughing through lockdown
At this point of the lockdown, the only thing getting Haji Mohamed Dawjee through the day are social media's comedians.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Lockdown diaries: Alone together, everywhere
Haji Mohamed Dawjee explains why she spent 10 minutes talking to a complete stranger on the other side of the world.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: COVID-19 reveals irrelevance of celebrities & influencers
Pre-coronavirus we all found ourselves in the trap of the notion that anyone who had enough clout to keep the immune system of the internet running with viral content should be an aspiration, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Things to do in COVID-19 lockdown
Here are few things that have come up for Haji Mohamed Dawjee in the past 9 days of her self-isolation.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: On pandemics, public disorder & panic buying
COVID-19 is unpredictable in the sense that South Africa has never faced this kind of state of disaster before, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: The COVID-19 curse and informal settlements
How are we going to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 in informal settlements when the social and health needs of these populations are so often invisible, asks Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: The crisis of conspiracy in the time of coronavirus
The digitisation of information has made it really, really easy for like-minded people to find like-minded echo chambers and those echo chambers are where facts go to die, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Let’s talk about tax, baby
We need to normalise the tax conversation so that each year we’re not caught standing with our heads in our hands fretting about things that no one actually taught us, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: The EFF, from bold to boring
While disorder serves a political purpose, the EFF’s incessant need to settle so comfortably into this role has resulted in a disorder that fails to serve and serves to destroy, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.