Breakfast Beat

THE VOICE OF THE CAPE  |  Podcast , ±8 min episodes every 14 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 Najma Bibi Noor Mohamed.

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APR
1am

Building Society of the Sub Contractors to march to Parli against BIBC

Members of the sub-contracting industry will march to the parliament tomorrow over issues experienced with the Building Industry Bargaining Council in Bellville (BIBC). This includes concerns about huge levies charged to sub-contractors the BIBC finds non-complaint.
Joining us in studio is Suleiman Adams and Shafiek Fakier, members of the Building Society of the Sub Contractors
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APR
1am

Gatvol files complaint against City of Cape Town for mismanagement of funds

The movement Gatvol has filed a complaint at the office of the Public Protector against the City of Cape Town for alleged mismangament of funds issued to Aurecon. Which according to the companies website was appointed by The City of Cape Town to manage the Community Residential Units Refurbishment Programme.
The project was initiated by the City to address maintenance issues of more than 40 000 rental properties in The Range, Heideveld, Hanover Park, Kewtown and Ottery.
Joining us online is Fadiel Adams, spokesperson for Gatvol Cape Town
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APR
1am

Families affected by Listeriosis file class court case against Tiger Brands

The class action filed by more than a thousand people affected the listeriosis outbreak in 2017 and 2018 that claimed over 200 lives will soon be heard on court. This after Tiger Brands received an official summons from the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Joining us online is Thami Malusi, attorney at Richard Spoor Incorporated Attorneys
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APR
1am

Destruction of 30,000 unlicensed firearms welcomed by lobby group

Thirty thousand (30 000) firearms seized, surrendered or forfeited to the state will today be destroyed during a special operation at a facility in Vereeniging. Gun Free South Africa welcomes the move which was last conducted in on 27 October 2016. Joining us online is Claire Taylor of Gun Free SA
17
APR
12am

Western Cape Easter road safety enforcement plan

With the long Easter weekend fast approaching Western Cape roads are bound to beg busier. This means official will have ot beef up enforcement to ensuring the safety of all residents and visitors to our province.
Joining us online is Siphesihle Dube, Spokesperson for the Minister of Transport and Public Work in Western Cape Donald Grant
15
APR
12am

BIBC respond to Sub-contractors concerns over issues of compliance

Members of the building sub-contracting fraternity in the Western Cape plan to march to Parliament in protest against the Building Industry Bargaining Council (BIBC). This amid frustrations against the BIBC’s enforced regulations on small companies who allege they are being forced to comply with paying huge levies on a monthly basis – or face the consequences of being blacklisted and not issued with tenders.

For more on the secretary and administrator at Building Industry Bargaining Council (BIBC) Ronel Sheehan.
09
APR
12pm

Does the bad conduct by party members influence how people vote?

Its election season, which means you cannot avoid political information ahead of the elections on the 8th May. There is simply no way you can including political members misbehaving or making controversial public statement.

Such as the chaos which erupted in Hout Bay involving supporters of political parties throwing chairs and other objects during a live televised debate. The Burning question we as is if bad conduct by party members can influence how people vote?

For more on this Burning Issue host Yazeed Kamaldien speaks to the deputy national coordinator of Right2Know Ghalib Galant and a director of Accountability Now Advocate Paul Hoffman.
05
APR
2am

Cape Party unpacks its manifesto

Now in the lead up to the elections the Breakfast Beat shows will be pretty interesting as political parties members unpack their manifesto.

VOC's Breakfast Beat host Sabera Sheikh-Essop chats to the Cape Party deputy leader Adrian Kay and secretary general Ebrahiem Davids
05
APR
1am

Organisations angered over child abuse videos at ECD center

Far too often child abusers get away with abuse, and some being exposed far too late. This then not only leaves the child emotionally scarred but also families in shocked and feeling like they have not done enough to keep the child safe. It’s a terrible thing which pre-schoolers had to endure when assaulted by a teacher for simply vomiting. The Carletonville crèche caregiver who was filmed assaulting the sick child had been arrested.
05
APR
1am

Shocking videos expose abuse against children at ECD centre

Abuse against children just seems like a never ending problem. Just this week a toddler reported missing was found dead in a drain followed by the shocking video widely circulated of the child beaten by a teacher for simply vomiting. When are people going to realise that there is no justification for a adult abusing a child.
Joining us online is MEC Albert Fritz, Minister of Social development in the Western Cape

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