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Khadija Patel

Khadija Patel

    ​Long may these fires burn
    ​Long may these fires burn
    OPINIONMy sister is a teacher at a public school in Mayfair, Johannesburg. It’s well run, embedded in the greater community, and is...
    A peer's sobering Brexit insights
    A peer's sobering Brexit insights
    NEWS ANALYSIS
    Let's restore M&G's start-up vigour
    Let's restore M&G's start-up vigour
    Hello, Mail & Guardian readers.
    Seven months of dodging Thuli leaves JZ cornered
    Seven months of dodging Thuli leaves JZ cornered
    President Jacob Zuma had seven months to prepare his responses to state capture allegations and still he used his four-hour long interview with...
    I wear a headscarf and I don't need to be saved from anything — except white feminism
    I wear a headscarf and I don't need to be saved from anything — except white feminism
    For the longest time growing up, I eschewed the word “feminism”. It’s not that I disdained a conscious advocacy of the rights of women as the...
    South Africa and Nigeria spar over xenophobic violence
    South Africa and Nigeria spar over xenophobic violence
    The recent xenophobic violence in South Africa against migrant workers has sparked a new diplomatic rift with Nigeria, with the South African...
    A death and life experience
    A death and life experience
    When I first learned how to bathe and shroud a dead body, I was in high school. I remember the life-size doll my teacher used to demonstrate to the...