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VOC hosts 20th year banquet

As part of its celebrations to mark the 20th year of broadcasting, VOC will host a lavish fundraising banquet on 1st November. The event will take place at the Old Mutual Campus Court Yard on the 1st November 2014. Twenty years is a milestone for the community radio station that[…]

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Second leg for VOC cyclists

The cyclists in the Cycling for Charity Campaign will continue the second leg of their journey this Sunday with another 50km race. The VOC initiative will see cyclists of the community coming together to cycle 50km every week for nine consecutive weeks with a goal of completing 500km to raise[…]

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UUCSA: What’s in a name?

Scholars from the United Ulema Council of South Africa (UUCSA) will take part in a panel discussion on Wednesday night, to dissect the controversy surrounding the alleged ‘hijacking’ of the organizations name. The discussion will be broadcast live on Radio Islam and simulcast on VOC and Channel Islam International. The[…]

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Eid prayers at local masajid

Following a flood of queries to the radio station, VOC has published a list of masajid in the Western Cape performing Eid Salah and with availability for ladies: Al Azhar Masjid – Saturday – No – 7:30am Mountview Masjied – Saturday – yes – 07:00 KalkBay – Saturday – yes[…]

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Awqaf raises 500k in pledge-line

The annual Awqaf South Africa haj fund raised R500 000 and counting following a pledge-line which took place on Wednesday evening. Awqaf SA CEO Zeinoul Cajee said that they are surprised at the amount of calls, smses and emails that are still pouring in. “People from all over the country[…]

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VOC shifts gears to haj

As Muslims around the world mark the month of Dhul Hijjah, one of the most sacred months of the Islamic year, all roads lead to the holy cities in the Saudi Kingdom for the annual haj pilgrimage on Thursday. Millions of pilgrims will don the ihram on the eighth day[…]

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VOC and CL collaborate for Bursary Fund

Under a new collaboration between VOC and Crescent Lifestyle (CL), subscribers to the popular Islamic notification based platform will now be able to allocate a portion of their monthly fees towards the VOC Bursary Fund. The partnership is seen as an exciting new venture, aimed at enhancing the impact of[…]

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Positive start to Cycling for Charity

The Cycling for Charity campaign 2014 kicked off on a positive note this past Sunday, with Auric Auto’s sales executive, Shiraaz Mia, describing the first ride as “easy and enjoyable”. He was joined by a group of four other cyclists, including two regular cycling partners and a representative of VOC.[…]

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CT walks for Palestinian freedom

With mild cool weather on Sunday, organisers of the Walk For Freedom in solidarity with the people of Palestine say it was a complete success. More than a thousand people took part in the event, aimed at raising funds for projects to aid the inhabitants of the battered Palestinian territories, one of which[…]

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Manuel to deliver Imam Haron lecture

Former minister Trevor Manuel will deliver the 7th annual Imam Haron Memorial Lecture on Monday evening. The commemorative lecture follows the anniversary of Imam Haron’s death in police detention on 27 September 1969. The memorial lecture is organised by the Imam Abdullah Haron Education Trust (IAHET) and will take place[…]

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