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Oceanview resident empowers kids through chess

As gang violence and crime continues to plague various communities in Cape Town, an Ocean View resident has taken it upon himself to keep children off the streets by using the game of chess to impart life lessons. Ocean View resident Vasco Vigis explained that although he grew up in[…]

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The War on the Cape Flats: How Do We Respond?

The khutbah text below was delivered by Imam Rashied Omar at the Al-Mukarram Maajid in Factreton on Friday 26 July 2019. Imam Rashied shares his perspective on the War on the Cape Flats, provides a Muslim theological response, and concludes with some concrete suggestions as to how we as conscientious[…]

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Two Bonteheuwel women shot inside their homes

One woman lost her life and another has been hospitalized following a horrific shooting in Bonteheuwel on Saturday. It’s believed the two women were ambushed in their home. Ward councillor Angus Mckenzie said Candice Williams succumbed to her injuries while the surviving woman Tasliema Galant is fighting for her life[…]

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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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Entries open for Neighbourhood Watch Awards

The City of Cape Town has opened the nominations process for the annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards. Now in its second year, the Neighbourhood Watch Awards celebrates and acknowledges the achievements and contributions of individuals and groups who help build safer communities in Cape Town. The nomination process will close on[…]

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