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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19
JUL
1am

Legal Rep want SANDF charges dropped against Major Fatima Isaacs

We continue the discussion on the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) committing to amend the uniform policy. This following engagements between SANDF, the Muslim Judicial Council and the legal team representing Major Fatima Isaacs formally charged for her refusal to remove her headscarf while on duty.

For more on this is labour specialist and consultant Nazeema Mohamed
and the legal team representative of Igsaan Higgins
19
JUL
1am

The SANDF commits to work in coordination with MJC in amending uniform policy

The South African National Defence Force has agreed to grant "interim relief" to women in the force wearing hijaab with their uniform. This following extensive engagement between Th SANDF, the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) and the legal team representing Major Fatima Isaacs formally charged for "disobeying a direct command" after she refused to remove her headscarf while on duty.

For more on this is the MJC's secretary general Shaykh Isgaak Taliep.
18
JUL
2am

Mandela Day fostering awareness and social commitment

Awareness and social commitment occur on days such as Mandela day with ordinary citizens, organisations and businesses working together to make a difference in society. The day also gives businesses an opportunity be more creative in their corporate social investment (CSI) responsibilities as oppose to it being treated like box-ticking exercise.

Joining us online is Dion Reddy, MD Media Works KwaZulu-Natal
18
JUL
1am

UCSAH and DIRCO meet over SA's hajj related concerns

As you may know the cost of hajj has increased drastically over the past few years. With the South African hujaaj spending up to R80 000 on packages which cover a range of services. This includes a range of services i.e. airfare, accommodation the dumm (compulsory animal sacrifice for Hajj), meals, transport, package transfer, hajj taxes etc.

For more on this is the Amir of the United council of South African hujaaj Bilal Adamjee
18
JUL
1am

42 Schools vandalised and burgled during June holidays

It seems like schools are becoming quick and easy target for thieves looking to make illicit gains as 42 schools in the Western Cape have been vandalism and burgled during the June Holiday. Now according to the Western Cape Education Department burglaries is a common occurrence with 471 schools reportedly targeted in the first six months of this year.

For more on this is Western Cape Education Minister of Debbie Schafer joining us online
17
JUL
2am

Survey reveals majority of South Africans broke by 15th day of the month

If you struggling to make ends meet every month and find you are broke before the middle of the month. Guess what you are part of the majority of South Africans struggling to make ends meet. This is according to the findings in the World Wide Worx “More Month Than Money” survey* commissioned by TymeBank released during National Savings Month.
Guest: Cheslyn Jacobs
17
JUL
1am

SAHRC ready to probe systematic violence in the Western Cape

The South African Human Rights Commission has established a terms of reference for the inquiry that will look into systematic violence in the Western Cape. This amid the escalation gang related violence that has claimed the live of more than 2000 people since November last year.

Joining us online is Commissioner Chris Nissan, SA Human Rights Commission
16
JUL
1am

Early detection of violent behaviour in children can prevent violence among youth

Incidents of violence among younger children is becoming more common these day with a few extreme incidents, such as stabbings and murder making headlines in recent months. Such as It’s an issue which Dr Marshinee Naidoo, a specialist psychiatrist at Akeso Alberton psychiatric hospital believes could be avoided through the early detection of warning signs in behaviour. She joins online for more on the discussion
15
JUL
1am

CPF on Crime Summit

Various representatives from civil society and government departments participated in a Crime Summit to address violent crime in Cape Town communities. This includes members of the different community police forums in the Western Cape tabling demands for long term solution to stabilise crime and gang ridden areas.

Fransina Lukas Acting chairperson of the Western CPF Board
15
JUL
1am

Minister of Police announcement of SANDF deployment premature

National Police Minister Bheki should not have announced the exact date and time for when the South African National Defence Force was planning to support SAPS in gang infested areas of CApe Town as the announcement took away the element of surprise

For more on this SANDF spokesperson Brigadier General Mafi Mgobozi joins us online
12
JUL
8am

Minister Bhekis Celes announcement on army

A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT YESTERDAY - National police Minister Bheki Cele confirmed that South African Police Service members and the South African National Defence Force will be deployed to crime and gang-ridden communities in Cape Town. It follows calls by several community safety groups, and the public, for greater action from national government. Several areas have buckled under violence in recent months. These areas include Bonteheuwel, Delft, Hanover Park, Manenberg and Philippi East. MPlain CPF cluster chairperson Lucinda Evans has been one of the people at the forefront of this campaign for the army to be deployed. he joins us now…

We also get a response from Minister of community safety Albert Fritz

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