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

2307 episodes |  Podcast, ±11 min episode every 15 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.

Breakfast Beat

3021 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.

AM INSPIRATIONS

849 episodes |  Podcast, ±10 min episode every day
Monday to Friday, 05h00 to 06h30 on VOC 91.3fm. The early morning time is of course that perfect time when we ponder, connect and reflect with each other & by extension, with our Lord, when the heart can be present, alert and free of worldly concerns. In our 90 minutes together we hope to draw attention to and reflect on those ever present sources of Inspiration in life that we often overlook or undervalue. The things that that can only make us aware of ourselves, aware of the big spectacular world bursting with Inspirations and blessings and ultimately, draw us closer to our Creator.

Negotiating pathways to a successful Marriage

86 episodes |  Podcast, ±53 min episode every 2 weeks, 2 days
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.

The 10AM Express

762 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.

Burning Issue

10 episodes |  Podcast, ±1 hr 05 min episode every 3 weeks
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.

Education Indaba

195 episodes |  Podcast, ±27 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.

Born to serve

60 episodes |  Podcast, ±26 min episode every 1 week, 6 days
“Born to Serve is a one hour magazine programme inspired by verse 30 in Surah Baqarah that translates as "Verily I will create a khalifah on the earth” (Qur'an 2:30). The programme focusses on leaders who fulfill this role as khalifah, both living & passed on. We will conduct local and international profile & motivational interviews with and readings about people who serve the Ummah & humankind at large. Related thikr, tracks & presenter's choice segments conform to this theme. This show airs every Saturday afternoon at 5pm.”