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

2210 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.

CONSTITUTION MATTERS

2 episodes |  Podcast, ±41 min episode every 3 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

2973 episodes |  Podcast, ±8 min episode every 10 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.

Education Indaba

167 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.

Youth Hour

75 episodes |  Podcast, ±16 min episode every 2 weeks
It’s everything youth related. Presented by the youth, this show speaks about the issues they are faced with on a daily basis as well as youth events. It aims to uplift and inspire the youth to become better champions for their own lives. Youth Hour is hosted by Yaseen Kippie & Jasmina Petersen To contribute to the show, email jasmina@vocfm.co.za

Negotiating pathways to a successful Marriage

84 episodes |  Podcast, ±53 min episode every 2 weeks, 1 day
A show aimed at "Helping your marriage" according to the Quran and Sunnah of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). Renowned Sheigh Ebrahim Gabriels is the regular guest of the show and takes your questions and comments on our sms line of 47913. "Helping your marriage" airs every Sunday from 12pm to 1pm.

SOS Helpline with Shahieda Carlie

48 episodes |  Podcast, ±46 min episode every 3 weeks, 6 days
Sunday, 21h00 to 23h00 ****Producer: Rashiedah Kabley – rashieda@vocfm.co.za **** The first voice to be on The Voice of the Cape is Clinical psychologist, Shahiedah Carlie who does a programme called SOS Helpline where-in people are encouraged to engage with us by narrating their story and thereby providing others with hope.

The 10AM Express

740 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.