Ahlan Wasahlan

VOC extends community outreach in Ramadan

Over the past decade, VOC has established community social investment projects throughout the year, but these projects are augmented in Ramadan – with the station running five projects this year. With an increased focus on charity and goodwill in Ramadan, the station has partnered with key stakeholders in giving back[…]

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Rainy weather no dampener for AWS

Despite the storm that engulfed the Cape over the past weekend, the Ahlan Wa Sahlan food distribution project at Rahmaniyah Masjid in Steenberg still got underway with the Steenberg, Lavender hill and surrounding areas participating in the event that takes place every Sunday, at various locations, around the Cape. Every Sunday[…]

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Huge numbers show dire need in Delft

The first VOC Ahlan Wa Sahlan outreach programme got off to an emotional start at Masjidul jumuah in Delft on Sunday, as hundreds of residents shared in the spirit of Ramadan. The sounds of thikr and the recitation of the Quran permeated the masjid as residents prepared for a mass[…]

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AWS returns for 17th Ramadan

As Muslims increase their devotion and prayer during Ramadan, so too are we encouraged to ‘break bread’ with the less fortunate and to augment charitable efforts. It is with this in mind that VOC continues its annual Ramadan outreach project – Ahlan Wasahlan (AWS). The community social project, now in[…]

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NC4P calls for Israeli ambassadors expulsion

The National Coalition for Palestine (NC4P) has issued a call for the immediate expulsion of the Israeli Ambassador to South Africa, following the states nearly four week military operation on the Gaza Strip. Nearly 1200 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have been killed as a result of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge. In[…]

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VOC celebrates 91.3fm

As VOC gears up for its busiest month of the year, the station also takes time out to reflect on an important milestone – the one year anniversary of the 91.3fm frequency.  Thursday 19th June will mark one year since VOC officially went live on the new independent, unshared frequency,[…]

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