With ever-increasing hardship and devastation due to the global pandemic, the start of the new Islamic year is an opportune time for solemn reflection and renewal of spirits for the Muslim community. The Voice of the Cape in collaboration with the DU Centre, is launching its annual Muharram 1442 Live[…]
Ramadan 1441 will be a month etched in the minds of the Muslim ummah across the globe, as Muslims navigated this strange time of fasting under lockdown. With the masjid as the hub of spiritual activity during Ramadan, Muslims had to adapt to fasting and praying while social distancing –[…]
The VOC newsroom had a busy year in 2019 with both heart-warming and heart-breaking stories making headlines. These ranged from the exhibition of the Prophet’s (PBUH) relics making history by being on display to the heartbreaking and tragic news of the Christchurch terror attacks on the Muslim community in New[…]
Celebrating ten years of good food, good entertainment and ‘lekker geselskap’ – the Golden Hour Luncheon is back and like always, is pulling out all the stops! With September marking Heritage Month, the event will be themed around the celebration of Cape Malay culture. The event will take place on[…]
The Voice of the Cape is launching an exciting new community project competition! The station is looking to completely revamp the entire logo design and is looking for talented people to submit proposals. The station is opening this competition to ALL in the community for several reasons in addition to[…]
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[…]
VOC staff are saddened by the sudden loss of sales consultant Nur Morton. Nur was the wife of presenter Shafiq Morton and the daughter of the late Shaykh Ebrahim Hendricks of the Azzavia Masjid. Colleagues know her as a caring motherly figure that brought warmth to everyone she met. She[…]
The Voice Of the Cape radio station (VOC) wishes to inform its listeners that a woman has been collecting money from a couple in Belville under the pretence of collecting donations for an orphanage in Paarl. Joel Booysen said he was contacted last week after the women called his dad[…]
On Sunday 21st October 2018, the public is encouraged to show their support as the men of VOC take part in a soccer tournament in a quest to supply more books to the Al-Ikhlaas Academia Library and Resource Centre. Chairperson for the Al-Ikhlaas Academia Library and Resource Centre, Dr Elias[…]
By Tauhierah Salie “VOC is that friend you can always rely on. It’s my companion. It ensures elderly people like myself remain happy and healthy in our own homes.” This heartfelt sentiment summed up the feelings of many of VOC’s ‘golden oldies’, who spent Saturday afternoon at the 9th annual[…]
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