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‘White Tiger’ summits Lions Head 6 times

Armed with energy, enthusiasm, determination and a bit of athleticism – Muay Thai champion Irshaad Sayed managed to ascend Lions Head six times on Saturday in his charity race for Africa Muslim Agency’s (AMA) water well drive. At first it seemed like a daunting challenge for the martial arts champion,[…]

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VOC Family Day at Ratanga Junction

The Voice of the Cape will be hosting a Family Day at Ratanga Junction on Saturday the 15th November. Enjoy the thrills of more than 30 attractions including 23 rides. Relax in our tea garden with Live entertainment, a kiddies fancy dress party with loads of prizes, The Cook off[…]

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Muay Thai champ to summit Lions Head

In a bid to raise funds for the construction of boreholes and water wells in Africa, renowned former Muay Thai champion and current Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, Irshaad ‘White Tiger’ Sayed, will attempt to scale Lions Head as many times as possible during a designated time period. Dubbed the[…]

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VOC hosts successful ‘sale-a-thon’

With less than two weeks to go before VOC’s much anticipated Family Day at the Ratanga Junction theme park, the station held an exciting live’ sale-a-thon’ on Monday evening to promote the once off event. The sale-a-thon saw two of VOC’s big heavyweights, Sports Hub presenter Irafaan Abrahams, and Morning[…]

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March for Al Aqsa

As Muslims around the world watch the violence unfolding at Masjidul Aqsa with shock and horror, a social media campaign called #handsoffAlAqsa has gained popularity on Twitter. Locally, the Cape Town Muslim community will march through the city’s streets on Wednesday to draw attention to the ongoing clashes between Palestinians[…]

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Much to celebrate as VOC marks 20 years

Tears, smiles and laughter were shared as VOC and its listeners celebrated the radio station’s 20th year in style on Saturday evening at the Old Mutual campus courtyard in Pinelands. It was a chance to pause and reflect on the station’s humble beginnings and its growth as the foremost community[…]

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VOC Khatam ends on a stellar note

To end off what has been a remarkable 20th year for VOC, staff and listeners came together for a Muharram Khatm program at the historical Auwal masjid in Bo-Kaap on Thursday. The khatam and thikr aimed to usher in the new Islamic year of 1436, concluding a week of quranic[…]

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Al-Quds Foundation to launch Gaza initiative

In a bit to help ease the emotional trauma on Gaza’s youth, the Al-Quds Foundation has announced the launch of a new project entitled the Balls for Gaza programme. The project will seek to provide much needed trauma counseling to the children of Palestine, using the medium of sport and[…]

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1000 women pack Quds for PHD

For the second year, VOC took its annual Pink Hijab Day initiative to Masjidul Quds in Gatesville, where almost 1000 women gave a voice to the fight against cancer. Tuesday’s event was the 6th annual Pink Hijab Day project, which aims to bring much needed awareness to cancer, especially amongst[…]

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New book on GOTG to launch

The official Cape Town launch of a new book detailing the work of South African humanitarian agency Gift of the Givers will take place on Tuesday 28th October. Imtiaz Sooliman and the Gift of the Givers: A Mercy to All tells the story of the establishment of South Africa’s only[…]

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