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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.

Breakfast Beat

3378 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±8 min episode 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.

Drivetime

2675 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±11 min episode every 17 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

50 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±55 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 seasoned photo-journalist and writer Yazeed Kamaldien who has a passion for community news, the 2 hour discussion show is interactive with the lines open for people to voice their opinions while the experts answer the questions.

The 10AM Express

798 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±30 min episode every 2 days
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.

Voice of The Millennials

104 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±19 min episode every 2 weeks, 2 days
Voice of the Millennials is hosted by Yaseen Kippie. Millennials, referring to those people born between the years 1984 and 2004. Igniting the youth, this show speaks about issues, events and solutions to uplift and inspire the youth. To contribute to the show email yaseenk63@gmail.com

Born to serve

83 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±31 min episode every 2 weeks, 1 day
“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.”

CONSTITUTION MATTERS

10 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±36 min episode every 7 weeks, 5 days
As a seven part series, Constitution Matters brings to light a joint venture on Progressive Constitutionalism by the Voice of the Cape Radio, the National body of the Students for Law and Social Justice (SLSJ) and the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution.
The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa was approved by the Constitutional Court (CC) on the 4th of December 1996 and took effect on the 4th of February 1997. The document has subsequently been acclaimed as one of the most progressive constitutions.

Ramadaan 1439

46 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±15 min episode every 2 days
This year for Ramadan, VOC embarked on the theme 'The Holy Quran – A Divine Rope Through the Storm of Modern Toil.’ The Qur’an for Muslims is a source of divine blessing and merit, tranquility and guidance. The approach to programming, as with every year at this time, is to highlight the beauty of the month by producing programs that will spiritually uplift, inspire and motivate our listeners. Here are some of our key programmes this month.

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