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.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Next in Fashion, reality TV’s very real moment
Haji Mohamed Dawjee is surprised by a very real, a very authentic and a very brave moment in a new fashion reality show.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Kobe Bryant: Mourning his death, remembering his rape
People are not just one thing. And when they die, their sins are not removed, nor are their contributions, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Why I can’t talk about #Megxit anymore
Are Harry and Meghan self-indulgent when it comes to hanging on to titles because it seems as though they want the perks of royalty without the responsibilities, asks Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: 1, 2, 3 Dial a Celebrity
Haji Mohamed Dawjee takes a look at the latest bizarre trend among celebrities of sharing mobile numbers to engage with fans.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: From IT to the arts in the workplace
From doctors, lawyers and accountants being the cream of the crop, to software developers and coders being celebrated, is it finally time for the BA brigade to get its moment in the sun, asks Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Waiting room blues
The theatre of the absurd is exactly like the surgical theatre. Both of them play at confronting what we regard as the comfortable certainties of life whether they’re religious, political or moral, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Shopping for therapy
Therapy is a lot like dating: in order for it to succeed, you have to find someone who you actually enjoy spending a lot of time with and who you feel safe talking about yourself with, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: After World Mental Health Day, a Valkenberg story
As someone who lives with a mental illness, the history of syndromes, treatments, people and doctors at a place such as Valkenberg psychiatric hospital has always fascinated Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: The pervasive anxiety of cats
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says recent research on the socio-cognitive abilities of cats has provided her with some comfort.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Femicide: Here’s what men can do
Haji Mohamed Dawjee offers some hands-on, real-world advice to those boys and men who genuinely wish to support women.
The business of the Bo-Kaap: What gentrification does to family businesses
In our three-part podcast, Haji Mohamed Dawjee and Rebecca Davis explore the history of the Bo-Kaap, and the effects of forced removals and gentrification on the history-rich area.