Voice of the Cape

February2017

Judge Moosa, fighting for the Kurdish till the end

While the late human rights lawyer Judge Essa Moosa will be remembered for his unwavering commitment to the anti-Apartheid struggle, very few people know that the jurist had also focused his life’s work on the self-determination of the Kurdish people of Turkey.  Tributes continue to stream in for the judge[…]

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Israeli army hits Gaza with multiple airstrikes

The Israeli army targeted multiple sites across the besieged Gaza Strip with airstrikes and artillery fire midday Monday leaving at least four Palestinians injured, hours after an Israeli army spokesperson said that a rocket fired from Gaza landed in an open area in southern Israel that caused no injuries or[…]

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Guinea president fires ministers after deadly protests

Guinea’s President Alpha Conde fired three ministers, according to a decree read on state television on Monday, following violent protests over a teachers’ strike last week in which seven people were killed and dozens more were injured. Ibrahima Kourouma, the minister of pre-university education, and Civil Service Minister Sekou Kourouma[…]

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Sassa to face Scopa over grants crisis

The SA Social Security Agency will appear before Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) on Tuesday to discuss the looming social grants crisis. The meeting is set down for 09:00, and the agency has agreed to appear, committee secretary Ben Kali confirmed to News24 on Monday. Scopa will focus[…]

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Property value soaring in CapeTown

Property value in the Western Cape and especially Cape Town is on a continuous upswing. Exclusive suburbs along the Cape Peninsula are extremely popular with foreign buyers, but South Africans too are opting for Cape Town when looking to invest in property. The Western Cape Department of Economic opportunities says[…]

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City names and shames top 100 water consumers

On Monday the City of Cape Town released the City’s top 100 water consumers. In a bid to quell continued water wastage, the City named and shamed roads within the metro that reflected the highest water consumption. Surprising to many residents, three Cape Flats roads, Haywood Road in Crawford, Manenberg[…]

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Madrassa On-Air P3: Leadership in Islam

Theme: Developing Islam in me Leadership In Islam & It’s Progression What is meant by leadership in Islam? Leadership is a quality that should be sought after by every Muslim, a quality that shows proactiveness.  The quality to lead, guide, motivate, encourage, show the how, serve, help, protect, identify positivity[…]

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