Haji Mohamed Dawjee
[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.
[OPINION] Reclaim the City needs to reclaim the cause
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says we forget that in some instances even protest is a privilege.
[OPINION] Black death in the dark: The bubonic plague surprise
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says we’ve forgotten that the actual bubonic plague is not just the stuff of medieval times and scary stories from the Bible.
[OPINION] Hashtag here, hasthtag there, sexual harassment everywhere
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says sexual harassment is the consequence and baggage of men. They must carry it. Not women.
[OPINION] Western Cape World War Water
Haji Mohamed Dawjee looks ahead to the potential disaster looming in the Western Cape.
[OPINION] Banyana Banyana: Let's back our girls
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says Banyana Banyana, unlike their male counterparts, do not disappoint.