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Aaisha Dadi Patel

Aaisha Dadi Patel

Aaisha Dadi Patel cut her teeth at The Daily Vox in 2014, and now works in a freelance capacity. She's written about everything from politics to polar bears, with particular interests in gender and Islam. She holds an MA in Media Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Office spaces’ changing face
Office spaces’ changing face
The no-strings-attached flexible office spaces such as that at Perch in Rosebank, Johannesburg, are fast replacing the coffee shop as the hangout...
Application denied: Rodrigues to stand trial for Timol murder
Application denied: Rodrigues to stand trial for Timol murder
Former apartheid Security Branch clerk João ‘Jan’ Rodrigues will stand trial on charges of murder and defeating the ends of justice for his...
Gender parity in Cabinet does not guarantee progress for women — activists
Gender parity in Cabinet does not guarantee progress for women — activists
In his announcement of South Africa’s national executive on Thursday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa emphasised the centrality of gender...
Death and deceit: Everest climber looks to bury past ghosts
Death and deceit: Everest climber looks to bury past ghosts
In 1996, Deshun Deysel celebrated her 26th birthday at the foot of Mount Everest, a long way from her hometown of Uitenhage. She had travelled...
Caster to appeal CAS ruling
Caster to appeal CAS ruling
Caster Semenya has announced that she will ask the Swiss Federal Supreme Court to set aside the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport...
SSA adviser calls suspension ‘purely malicious’
SSA adviser calls suspension ‘purely malicious’
The minister of state security’s special adviser, Bob Mhlanga, has been suspended. This comes less than a month after Mhlanga’s co-office...
Binyavanga Wainaina dies, aged 48
Binyavanga Wainaina dies, aged 48
Kenyan writer and activist Binyavanga Wainaina — once a Mail &...
Mkhwebane’s Vrede report ruled ‘unconstitutional’ and ‘invalid’
Mkhwebane’s Vrede report ruled ‘unconstitutional’ and ‘invalid’
On Monday, the Pretoria high court declared Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report on the Vrede dairy project unconstitutional and...
Water dept under fire as Gift of the Givers withdraws from drought-hit Makhanda
Water dept under fire as Gift of the Givers withdraws from drought-hit Makhanda
After providing assistance of R15-million over four months to drought-stricken Makana municipality in the Eastern Cape, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman of...
Meet the ANC’s premier candidates
Meet the ANC’s premier candidates
The ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) has put forward the names of candidates chosen by the party as the premiers of the provincial...
ANC and DA hold internal meetings to talk election performance
ANC and DA hold internal meetings to talk election performance
With the 2019 national elections over, the ANC and DA are holding internal meetings today to work out what went wrong — and right — as...
Ngwako Modjadji remembered as a sharp and principled journalist
Ngwako Modjadji remembered as a sharp and principled journalist
City Press editor-in-chief Mondli Makhanya has described the death of City Press senior political journalist Ngwako Modjadji as “a sad loss for...