The Voice of the Cape

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Our mandate is to inform and educate the community about Islam. Its audience is drawn from Muslim backgrounds and encompasses almost all age groups in the Western Cape Metropole and Boland. VOC’s programming is focused on religion as well as the cultural, political, social and economic issues confronting the community. The demographics of the community served by VOC are approximately 95% black and 5% white.

Drivetime

2231 episodes |  Podcast, ±11 min episode every 14 hours
The Drivetime Show is hosted by Shafiq Morton and has a national and international flavour. During the show the interviews will focus on issues making news nationally, be it the enquiry into the Arms Deal to the current famine in the Horn of Africa. The after five interview on Drivetime, will usually be the analysis slot where the biggest story of the day or week is analyzed. During this show listener participation is encourage via the station’s sms facility.

Education Indaba

175 episodes |  Podcast, ±28 min episode every 1 week
Anything and everything to do with education whether it be debates, uplifting and being a support to educators and parents and looking at the labour issues that South African teachers are faced with is the aim of this show. Provincial Executive Officer of Naptosa, Riedwaan Ahmad is the host of the show and has a very good insight into the education system.

CoverMode

42 episodes |  Podcast, ±39 min episode every 2 weeks
Women. You are queens of our nation. The mother of our home. The pride of our Children. A light always left on. You are refined in your ways. A woman of substance, substantially phased by her everyday conscience. A conscience that uplifts not just her home, but the home of her breathren. Styled as a graceful woman on her throne, empowering lives to be filled with pride, hope, love, beauty, nourishment, soul, faith. Bring your ears closer now and your mind with explode and be inspired by the words, of CoverMode.

Voice of The Millennials

76 episodes |  Podcast, ±16 min episode every 2 weeks
Voice of the Millennials is hosted by Yaseen Kippie. Millennials, referring to those people born between the years 1984 and 2004. Igniting the youth, this show speaks about issues, events and solutions to uplift and inspire the youth. To contribute to the show email yaseenk63@gmail.com

The 10AM Express

749 episodes |  Podcast, ±30 min episode every day
Everything that focuses on anything related to women, life and empowerment. Monday and Tuesday mornings are presented by Adiela Fortune and her passion of health, empowerment and community projects tops these hours. Wednesdays we become more spiritual with Sulayla Appelby as she delves into positive personalities in the community, speaks to those persons who have embraced Islam and get some spiritual advice from learned men and women in the community. Thursdays prepares you for the weekend with Gouwah Solomon who features different recipes in kitchen time, travel time, novel time and the discussion for the day on how to instill values and beliefs in our children.

CONSTITUTION MATTERS

6 episodes |  Podcast, ±36 min episode every 5 days
As a seven part series, Constitution Matters brings to light a joint venture on Progressive Constitutionalism by the Voice of the Cape Radio, the National body of the Students for Law and Social Justice (SLSJ) and the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution. The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa was approved by the Constitutional Court (CC) on the 4th of December 1996 and took effect on the 4th of February 1997. The document has subsequently been acclaimed as one of the most progressive constitutions.

Breakfast Beat

2990 episodes |  Podcast, ±8 min episode 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.

Burning Issue

5 episodes |  Podcast, ±51 min episode every 3 weeks, 5 days
The content echoes the name of the show – a platform that creates discussion around issues of religion, legal, consumer related, news and human interest stories. Hosted by presenter Riedwaan Ahmed. The 2 hour discussion show is interactive with the lines open for people to voice their opinions while the experts answer the questions.