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

2372 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±11 min episode every 16 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.

Burning Issue

25 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±53 min episode every 2 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

207 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.

Breakfast Beat

3089 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±8 min episode every 12 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.

The 10AM Express

769 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.

Born to serve

61 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±27 min episode every 2 weeks
“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.”

SOS Helpline with Shahieda Carlie

60 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±44 min episode every 3 weeks, 3 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.

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