New initiative gives support to young entrepreneurs

Informal professional networks and communities are important for any start-up business hoping to achieve entrepreneurial success. With more youth looking to become their own bosses, a new community initiative called Bizzhub Community was launched in March 2019 for young entrepreneurs – especially people that work from home. “It is a[…]

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Overwhelming response to live Gaza pledge

The Voice of the Cape listeners responded with a big heart to the Al Quds Foundation SA’s Live pledge for Gaza on Sunday, with a total of over R400 000 pledged so far. The live pledge-line aimed to raise funds for students at the Islamic University of Gaza, orphans displaced[…]

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VOC launches its Wallet app

In yet another exciting project to empower our community, VOC has launched the Voice of the Cape Wallet – a simple, easy and secure way to make payments with your mobile phone to your favourite local businesses. This ‘digital wallet’, which works through a mobile payment app, opens you to[…]

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VOC marks 20th Ahlan Wa Sahlan outreach

With the month of Ramadan setting into winter, VOC hopes to warm up the hearts of the impoverished through the annual Ahlan Wa Sahlan project.  Now in its 20th year, the AWS outreach has been a key project of the station’s social responsibility programme and a firm favourite amongst staff[…]

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Ramadaan For All a roaring success

The encompassing spirit of Ramadaan was palpable in Mother City over the weekend as thousands of Capetonians attended the Spice Mecca Ramadaan For All Exhibition. This year’s event was a roaring success, with thousands of local making a beeline to the Castle of Good Hope over the three days. Organisers[…]

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Excitement ahead of Kramat Festival

After its cancellation last year due to the drought in the Western Cape, organisers of the annual Kramat Festival in Faure are expecting bumper crowds at the religious site this Easter weekend. The festival is a unique Cape Malay tradition, which has been celebrated for hundreds of years. More than[…]

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