Irafaan Abrahams

Sh. Irafaan, where it all began

The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) recently celebrated a new chapter with the inauguration of a new president, Shaykh Irafaan Abrahams. Abrahams, who many know as the principle of Darul Islam High School, has entrenched a footprint of extensive work within the community of Surrey Estate and the greater Cape Flats.[…]

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Fanie bags sports award

VOC’s Sports Hub presenter Irafaan Abrahams was last night named as the runner –up in the sports journalist category at the Western Province Sport Awards 2015. Abrahams took the second spot, with well-known Cape Times journalist John Goliath named as the winner of the category. “I’m honoured to have been[…]

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Vinnige Fanie takes on NY Marathon

VOC presenter, Irafaan ‘Vinnige Fanie’ Abrahams will soon begin the final leg of a five year initiative geared towards raising R1 million for underprivileged schools. The Sports Hub host, an avid runner, will jet off the ‘Big Apple’ to participate in the worlds’ largest and most prestigious long-distance race, The[…]

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Capetonians ready for Comrades

Preparations for the world’s oldest and largest ultra marathon are underway as members of the Cape Town community are ready to take on the race this coming weekend. The Comrades marathon has been held every year with the exception of a break during World War II. The official race distance[…]

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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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Million Rand Challenge wraps

VOC’s Sports Hub presenter Irafaan Abrahams will announce how much money his London Marathon Million Rand challenge has raised this year tonight. The Million Rand Challenge is an annual project in which the Rocklands High school teacher collects money for needy schools, by running a major marathon.  ‘Vinnige Fanie’ took[…]

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Sports Hub takes prize

VOC has drawn the curtains on its two year old sports programme Sports Live to introduce a brand-new show, now called ‘Sports Hub’.  The show underwent a name change on Friday evening, as VOC sports fans inundated the SMS line with a myriad of name suggestions. In total, VOC received[…]

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