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.
20
JUL
2pm
In light of the ongoing attempts by the Israeli government to control the access of Palestinians visiting the Al-Masjidul Aqsa and the flareup of violence at the compound, the Muslim Judicial Council and the Al Quds Foundationare calling on the public to observe weekly Thursday fast and for all masjids to perform a special Qunoot at Jumuahs prayers this week Guest: Sheigh Isgak Taliep Position: secretary general of the Muslim Judicial Council
20
JUL
8am
This is a really good news story…. Five Palestinian child activists arrived in the country yesterday for special tour called the Shamsaan kids Tour. It’s a South African born collaborative between young Palestinian human rights activists and various local South African contributors. The children include 11 year old Janna Jihad, considered to be Palestine’s youngest journalist, and the Tamimi children, who became internationally known after images of them surfaced defending one their siblings from an Israeli soldier. To tell us more is…. Guest: Nadia Mer
12
JUL
7am
The sharing of photos or video footage involving criminal activities via social media has become increasingly common, with some crime fighting organisation using this method to expose criminals and also alert public. While the sharing of such information captured on surveillance devices or recorded by public might be done in good faith, the consequences might not be a good for those who do so without permission and also on the Police investigations. Joining us online is Dr Simon Howell, from the Centre of Criminology University of Cape Town. Dr. Howell has done extensive research with the police and is also involved in research on community policing Guest: Dr Simon Howell Position: from the Centre of Criminology University of Cape Town. Dr. Howell has done extensive research with the police and is also involved in research on community policing
12
JUL
7am
Under the banner of ‘’Reclaim the City’’, a group of activist have occupied empty units of the Woodstock Hospital to highlight the impact that high rental cost and expensive housing development in the city has on the poor and the working class. The process of occupation is somewhat unique as occupants are required to follow strict house rules and forms part of a transitional housing research report which activist will hand over to the City of Cape Town. Joining us online Hopolang Selebalo she is researcher at Ndifuna Ukwazi Guest: Hopolang Selebalo Position: NU researcher
12
JUL
7am
Yesterday the High Court in Pretoria dismissed an application to the naming of child victims, witnesses and offenders after they turn 18. The case was initially brought forward lawyers of Zephany Nurse and later supported by the Centre for Child Law (CCL), Childline, Nicro and Media Monitoring Africa Joining us online is William Bird, Director Ashoka & Linc Fellow Media Monitoring Africa Guest: William Bird Position: Director Ashoka & Linc Fellow Media Monitoring Africa
03
JUL
8am
While we might not understand or agree with how underprivileged communities live their lives providing some form of upliftment might be the lifeline for individuals from these areas seeking a brighter future. The SA Society of Hope is planning to host Benefit Concert; instead of a entry fee they will instead be collecting clothing, canned foods, blankets, shoes or toiletries as a means to gain entry to the event. Guest: Tasneem Williams Position: Performing Artist and Event Planner
20
JUN
10am
Whilst millions of Muslims worldwide have started to observe fast this Ramadan. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are expected to welcome an increase in the number of pilgrims from around the world for the Umrah Season Joining us online is Adam Jainodien President of The South African Haj Travel Operators Association (SATHOA) Guest: Adam Jainodien Position: President of the South African Haj Travel Operators Association (SATHOA)
14
JUN
3pm
The month of Ramadan brings an array of activities for Muslims to increase their spirituality. One such opportunity to gain closeness to our Creator is the spiritual retreat, called the I’tikaf. Mualima Gadija Allie explains i'tikaf
02
JUN
7am
Following the recent leak of emails of Gupta dealing being made public in the Sunday Times and City Press. South African might be in for more alarming details the Daily Mavericks this week revealed that they were the first to uncover more than 100 000 controversial emails and a range of documents, however held back on the story amid concerns around the safety of the whistle-blowers and the conclusion of in-depth inquiry into the #GuptaLeaks This week Scorpio, the Daily Maverick’s newly launched investigative unit, and amaBhungane, the independent investigative non-profit started publishing a series of articles which exposé the shocking information on the #GuptaLeaks and President Jacob Zuma, Joining us online is Stefaans Brümmer, Guest: Stefaans Brümmer Position: Managing partner Amabhungane, centre for investigative journalism
29
MAY
7am
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture, last week hosted a Halal stakeholder works sessions with different role-players from the Halal Industry gathering for the event. Joining us online is Shu’ayb Patel, Halal Resource/Support Person for Project Khulisa Agri in the Business Planning and Strategy Directorate of the Western Cape Department of Agriculture Guest: Shu’ayb Patel Position: Halal Resource/Support Person for Project Khulisa Agri in the Business Planning and Strategy Directorate of the Western Cape Department of Agriculture
26
MAY
10am
South African retailers have been hit by the latest frenzy of Fidget Spinners with scores of people flocking to get their hand on them. The newest sensation has created waves in other parts of the world and their entrance into the South African market has been received with overwhelming curiosity from adults and children alike. We spoke to educational psychologist Anel Anondale