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All systems go for VOC fest!

The annual VOC festival is a time when the radio station’s staff rally together for its biggest social event, and more importantly, meeting loyal listeners. As the festival kicks off on Thursday evening, hours before the official opening on Friday night, VOC staff shared their expectations for this year’s fundraiser.[…]

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GH luncheon throwback to 50’s

VOC will pay homage to its elderly listeners at the 5th annual VOC Golden Hour luncheon, set to take place on Saturday the 11th April. This yea’s event is centred around the theme “The Star Bioscope-District 6”, as a throwback the popular youth hangout during the 1950’s and 1960’s. The[…]

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Fanie takes on 2 Oceans

With a host of international marathon medals hanging on his mantelpiece, Irafaan ‘Fanie’ Abrahams plans to take on four massive races this year, as part of his Ultimate Five Challenge. His running campaign kicks off this weekend with the Two Oceans marathon. On Wednesday night, Fanie and a team of[…]

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Kramat fest begins tonight

The Easter weekend is usually a busy weekend in Cape Town and for the Muslim community, all roads lead to the annual Sheikh Yusuf Kramat Festival in Faure, Macassar. Organisers have said that final preparations for the event at the foot of the 320 year shrine of the iconic sheikh[…]

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VOC launches Spelling Bee for Library Week

With Library Week approaching, the Islamic Library and the Voice of the Cape (VOC) are hosting a Spelling Bee aimed at enhancing the knowledge of children. “Our children need to develop various skills and our children need to be encourage to enter Spelling Bee competitions so they can enhance several[…]

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Quran competition heads to WCape on March 7th

Following the successful launch of the 10th Annual Quran Memorization Competition on Friday, organizers have announced that the competition will be heading to the Western Cape on Saturday the 7th March. The regional rounds officially commence a week earlier in Kwazulu Natal, on the 28th February. South African National Quran[…]

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Last minute push for Big Walk entries

With just two days left before the Sunfoil 10km Big Walk, the organising committee will be taking late entries due to an influx of late comers. The organising committee’s Dawood Esack urged participants to register late applications between 5.30pm and 9pm at the College of Cape Town on Friday. “Last[…]

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SAMDF urges Muslims to attend ANC anniversary bash

The South African Muslim Development Forum (SAMDF) has reiterated calls for members of the Muslim community to honor the role of the African National Congress (ANC) in the struggle against Apartheid, by coming out to attend the party’s 103rd anniversary celebrations on Saturday. The SAMDF will be in attendance at[…]

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