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Finding Me interview on iTV

  In November 2015, iTV host Quraysha Ismail Sooliman invited me for an interview on her show Finding Me. It was a relaxed interview where I chatted about my role as a political reporter, my debut novel Diary of a Guji Girl and my thoughts on current affairs at the time. We spent some time on the #FeesMustFall protests as…

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Featured: Islam Online review of Diary of a Guji Girl

“Diary of A Guji Girl”: Review By Fatima Bheekoo-Shah Gauteng, South Africa How will Muslims learn about themselves and other Islamic cultures if there was no Islamic fiction available? Muslims of all ages need the contemporary Muslim story as a tool for interpreting the world in an Islamic light. In recent years, we have seen an emergence of novels been…

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Feautured: VoC interview on Al- Bashir story

  Last week, the Mail & Guardian wrote a story about how President Jacob Zuma and five of his most trusted ministers plotted the escape of Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir, despite a court order which forced government not to allow him to leave. Bashir came to SA for the African Union Summit in Sandton. Bashir is wanted by the…

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Featured: Interview on Kaya FM

On Tuesday, June 2, I was invited to join in on the conversation on Kaya FM’s flagship evening show Today with John Perlman. John is a legend in the radio world and it was absolutely fantastic sitting with him in studio and discussing the top news stories. You can have a listen to the interview here: Qaanitah Hunter on the…

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Vlog: Weekend 101 (4) for M&G

This week, on Weekend 101 for M&G take a look at the Fifa controversy, Jacob Zuma’s outburst at the opposition, and the bizarre story published about Trevor Noah. I am thinking of having a more regular vlog on my Youtube channel… In this narcissistic age of social media, talking to yourself in front of a camera is not weird at…

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Featured: Sunday Times review of Diary of a Guji Girl

Samoosas and Satire: Ayesha Kajee Reviews Diary of a Guji Girl by Qaanitah Hunter Diary of a Guji Girl, Hunter’s blog-turned-novel, has become something of a publishing phenomenon, with the blog having received over two million views and the novel selling 500 copies in its first week. Hunter, a political journalist, began the blog as a light-hearted, somewhat tongue-in-cheek collage…

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