Popular VOC Programmes
Hangeberg Community Activist: ‘Self-isolation is a luxury’
It seemed as though it was just a conventional day in Hangberg, a community in Houtbay that sits nestled between Read more.
Bo-Kaap community devastated by first COVID-19 death
By Tasneem Adams The Bo Kaap community is reeling after the first Muslim in Cape Town died on Saturday as Read more.
Embattled umrah operator arrested
VOC News has learnt that an embattled Johannesburg travel operator has been arrested. The matter relates to alleged umrah and Read more.
Santaco to announce an independent relief fund for taxi industry
The South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) is expected to announce an independent relief fund for the taxi industry on Read more.
Informal traders call on government to provide relief amid lockdown
A group of organisations representing informal traders has called on government to provide relief and financial assistance to workers during Read more.
SA COVID-19 death toll rises to 12, with 31 more cases confirmed
The number of coronavirus cases in South Africa has increased by 31, bringing the number to 1 686. In a Read more.
U.S. faces ‘really bad’ week as coronavirus deaths spike
The United States is entering what a senior official warned on Sunday would be the “hardest” week of the coronavirus Read more.
Italy starts to look ahead to ‘phase two’ as COVID-19 death toll slows
Italy reported its lowest daily COVID-19 death toll for more than two weeks on Sunday as authorities began to look Read more.
British PM Johnson still in hospital with persistent coronavirus symptoms
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in hospital in London for tests on Monday suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days Read more.
Malaysian authorities hold 202 Rohingya from boat off Langkawi
Malaysian authorities have detained more than 200 ethnic Rohingya, including five children, after they intercepted a boat off the coast Read more.
Combating the virus of fear with compassion
By Shafiq Morton AN unwelcome and epoch-changing visitor has landed on our shores. Called Covid-19, and a member of the Read more.
Coronavirus – a crisis that reveals Muslim faultlines
OPINION by Ebrahim Rasool A Moment of Rupture Globally the community of Muslims has had to make an almost unprecedented Read more.
Myths, lies and the coronavirus: How Middle East tensions are being stoked
By Mark Owen Jones Coronavirus is being opportunistically weaponised through disinformation and propaganda tactics aimed at demonising political opponents, while Read more.