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Aaisha Dadi Patel

Aaisha Dadi Patel

    Ekurhuleni youth make their views heard about their choice to vote or not in 2019
    Ekurhuleni youth make their views heard about their choice to vote or not in 2019
    With 2019 set to usher in democratic South Africa’s sixth national and provincial elections, the Mail & Guardian in partnership with the...
    The youth want rapid change, and voting is one way to achieve it
    The youth want rapid change, and voting is one way to achieve it
    "Grill us, we are here to do the right thing.” These were the words of Deputy Speaker of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature, Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko, speaking in Vosloorus on behalf of the Legislature on October 17. “Your views are our vision. We are not here to say vote for a...
    The future of ICT is in Gauteng's classrooms
    The future of ICT is in Gauteng's classrooms
    One of the biggest perks of the “Classrooms of the Future” project by the Gauteng department of education (GDE), jokes the principal of one of...
    Women of Waqf start a movement
    Women of Waqf start a movement
    Fathima Mohamed* starts to get ready to go to Taraweeh prayers at Houghton mosque almost every night, as soon as she’s eaten her iftar meal....
    YES, the new initiative tackling youth unemployment
    YES, the new initiative tackling youth unemployment
    With 5.9 million youth across South Africa bearing the brunt of South Africa’s high unemployment rate, a bold new initiative has been hailed by...
    Malema might have a point about South African Indian people
    Malema might have a point about South African Indian people
    After Economic Freedom Fighters commander-in-chief Julius Malema made controversial comments about Indian people during the party’s 4th...
    'Growing inequality threatens to pull our societies apart'
    'Growing inequality threatens to pull our societies apart'
    Fallists went head-to-head with National Treasury director-general Lungisa Fuzile at the Mail & Guardian’s Critical Thinking Forum...
    The issues with the Nike ad that we aren’t talking about
    The issues with the Nike ad that we aren’t talking about
    Nike recently launched a video showcasing the many talents of female Arab athletes doing their thing, accompanied by the tagline “What will they...
    NSFAS assistance is a debt trap, students claim
    NSFAS assistance is a debt trap, students claim
    As the government scrambles to provide funding for a burgeoning student population, relying heavily on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme...
    Fashion houses tap into the Muslim consumer market
    Fashion houses tap into the Muslim consumer market
    Come June, Muslims around the world will observe Ramadan, the holiest month on the Islamic lunar calendar. On sales calendars, though, it is...