Voice of the Cape


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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Nur Morton: a warm, pure, gentle soul

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[…]

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VOC’s Golden Hour Luncheon a roaring success

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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VOC hosts first Ramadan iftaar dinner

After a remarkably busy month with the launch of the Great VOC Dial-A-Thon, on Saturday, the station will host its first iftaar banquet tomorrow evening at the Special Memories in Brackenfell in aid of raising funds for a brand new studio. Two months ago, VOC launched the My Future VOC[…]

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VOC launches crowd funding campaign for new studio

“My radio station. Your radio station. Our radio station.” We all know the famous slogan that launched The Voice of the Cape 23 years ago, a slogan that has become a daily fixture in the homes of Cape Muslims. From humble beginnings as a radio station with just a temporary[…]

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Overwhelming response to VOC’s Unwanted Guest

VOC has been overwhelmed by the public interest in its first theatre production The Unwanted Guest, with 90% of tickets now sold. From its origins as a radio series during the December holidays, the story of a crazy, yet loving Cape Town Muslim family is being brought to life on[…]

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