Breakfast Beat

The Voice of the Cape  |  Podcast, ±8 min episodes every 11 hours
The Breakfast Beat show focuses mainly on issues that are of concern to the community that Voice of the Cape serves. The show is actuality based and will feature interviews with prominent politicians, community activists and leaders. During the 3 hour morning drive show, listener participation is encouraged and the lines are open for the full duration of the show. From time to time, the Breakfast show also hosts roundtable discussions on topical issues like the work of the National Planning Commission to Metrorail. The idea behind the Breakfast show is to inform, uplift and educate the community and their suggestions are always taken into account. This show is hosted by Kamal Salasa.
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APR
9am
As part of the SA First Forum's ongoing campaign to mobilise public support for President Jacob Zuma to step down, the civil society group will this weekend be handing out Anti-Zuma armbands to Two Oceans runners Joining us online is Adv. Rod Solomons, Convenor of SA First Forum
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APR
8am
This year marks the 12th Regional Quran Memorisation Competition which sees various reciters from across the country compete against each other. Those participating not only have the chance to display their qur’anic reading capabilities but also stand the chance of representing South Africa at the King Abdul Aziz Quran Memorization Competition, in Makkah, if they are successful. Joining us online is Sh Zaid Dante, Provincial Coordinators Western Cape Guest: Sh Zaid Dante Position: Provincial Coordinators Western Cape
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APR
8am
via major soccer derby fundraising Whilst soccer is competitive for players and entertaining for sport enthusiast, the 2017 Operation45 soccer tournament is more than fun and games but will help make reconstructive facial surgery possible for 50 underprivileged children. Joining us for more on the campaign is Leila Amien a medical student at the University of Stellenbosch and a volunteer for Operation Smile SA Guest: Leila Amien Position: a medical student at the University of Stellenbosch and a volunteer for Operation Smile SA
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APR
7am
If you are not familiar with the South African culture and were to visit one the suburbs in Cape Town or another part of country, the atmosphere of peaceful co-existence will probably stand out for you. If I were to paint a picture for you, I think the common tradition in the Western Cape where Muslim indulges in the delicacy of Pickle Fish commonly eaten by Christian over the Easter weekend as an example. To help us put all this into context is Shubnum Khan is a South African author and artist who join us online to chat about her recent opinion piece in the Huffington Post. Titled ‘’South Africa's Untold Success Story: A Christian Nation's Peaceful History with a Muslim Minority’’ Guest: Shubnum Khan Position: author and artist
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APR
8am
Unions from the South African Road Passenger bargaining council have issued notice on a nation wide strike to commence from April 12th. This comes as a result of dead-locked wage negotiations which will have an effect on the entire South African bus industry. Golden arrow bus service spokesperson Bronwyne Dyke-Beyer said the service will be suspended from April 12th.
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APR
8am
Now as you may know the Road Accident Fund is a public entity which compensates people injured in road accidents in South Africa. Today we discuss the claim processes which need to be followed. Joining us in-studio is Ntombi Kulati, Marketing & Communication Manager Cape Town for the Road Accident Fund Guest: Ntombi Kulati Position: Marketing & Communication Manager Cape Town for the Road Accident Fund
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APR
7am
A group of Bromwell Street residents, who are facing eviction from their homes in Woodstock, have in the been in and out of court battling with the City of Cape Town to relocate them to areas close to the City. This after the City offered families emergency housing in Wolwerivier, an area more than 40km outside the city. Now whilst residents have voiced their concerns about housing in Wolwerivier, they have recently also lodged a Judicial Services Commission complaint and a recusal application against the Acting Judge Leslie Weinkove for alleged discriminatory comments made during court proceedings. Joining us online is Mitchell De Beer, Legal Researcher for Ndifuna Ukwazi Law Centre Guest: Mitchell De Beer Position: Legal Researcher for Ndifuna Ukwazi Law Centre
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APR
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Still on the topic of the #AntiZumaMarches last Friday. The one thing that was apparent is that many businesses were also on board and had given their workers permission to either take a few hours off or leave to participate in the protest action. Whilst the march attracted a lot of support, Cosatu has however been highly critical towards Western Cape businesses. Describing their action as selective when standing up for social justice and not giving workers the same opportunity during industrial action for just causes. To comment on how the recent #AntiZumaMarches impacts on the economy and businesses we chat to Janine Myburgh, president Cape Chamber of commerce Guest: Dr Azar Jammine Position: Director & Chief Economist Econometrix
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APR
7am
On Friday scores of people took to the streets of Cape Town and surrounding areas to voice their dissatisfaction at President Jacob Zuma, calling on him to step down and do the right thing. This comes after Zuma shocked the country when he reshuffled the cabinet of minister including the axing of Former Minister Pravin Gordhan. Whilst the political opposition parties and civil society organisation have strongly raised their objections at President Zuma unprecedented move, the economy has in recent days taken a heavy blow with SA credit rating being downgraded To help us make sense of what the recent #AntiZumaMarches means for South Africa we chat to Guest: Muhammad Cajee Position: Executive Director Auwal Socio-Economic Research Institute (ASRI)
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APR
8am
Organisers of Friday's planned national shutdown have renewed their appeal to ANC leaders to join their action aimed at persuading President Jacob Zuma to step down. This comes despite the ANC's rallying behind Zuma today after an NWC meeting. Organisers from a number of NGOs have told the media that the protest will go ahead on Friday. VOC spoke to Gilbert martin from We Are South African.
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APR
8am
A group of enthusiastic individuals will be taking on the challenge of climbing highest peak in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro later this year. Besides the journey being physically strenuous, the group is determined about the initiative because they doing it for a worthy cause to help Muslim Hands with funding to provide care and education to the children of sub-Saharan Africa Joining us online is Faghri Amardien, Spokesperson for Kilimanjaro-SA-2017 Guest: Faghri Amardien Position: Spokesperson for Kilimanjaro-SA-2017