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The Voice of the Cape broadcasts every alternate day on the 100.4 FM frequency, and daily in the boland area.

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Voice of the Cape

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Contact Information

Voice of the Cape Studio

Tel: +27 21 442 3500
Fax: +27 21 447 7271

2 Queenspark Avenue
Salt River

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Places Near Here:
  1. Nurul Islam Mosque - Salt River (0.37km)
  2. As Saabireen Travel (0.4km)
  3. Darul Ilm Salt River (0.46km)
  4. Salt River Moslem Primary (0.69km)
  5. Mughammadiyyah Masjid (0.73km)
  6. South African National Zakah Fund (0.77km)
  7. Suleimaneyah Masjid (1.27km)

Recent Updates

    Palestinians keep pushing

    Published by Voice of the Cape on Friday, 16 December 2011
    A top representative says the Palestinians won't stop pressing the U.N. Security Council until it accepts their bid for full U.N. membership. Speaking in Iceland on Thursday, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki says if the Palestinians are rejected in their current bid for statehood, they will just keep trying.

    VOC at Beitul Aman

    Published by Voice of the Cape on Thursday, 15 December 2011
    Senior citizens in the care of the Beitul-Aman Old Age Home are in for a treat on Saturday as VOC's Muharram Outreach Project kicks off. VOC staff will visit the aged at the home to entertain and pamper the elderly, with an outside broadcast taking place during Golden Hour with Yusuf Fisher between 1.30pm and 3pm. According to VOC Marketing Manager Sukayna Johaardien, this is the first Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative for the New Year.

    MJC urges safe holidays

    Published by Voice of the Cape on Thursday, 15 December 2011
    The Muslim Judicial Council's (MJC) 40 day campaign 'Working towards an Exemplary Society' is well under way, and according to MJC Secretary General Maulana Abdul Khaliq Allie, they have been interacting daily with a group of youth from Lavender Hill, where the initiative kicked off. "We are dealing with a volatile situation in a community that has major issues on the ground. These young people grow up in a society where violence and drugs is an everyday situation," Allie said.

    Haj: tabloid must apologise

    Published by Voice of the Cape on Thursday, 15 December 2011
    A daily tabloid newspaper has been slapped on the wrist by the Press Ombudsman after it published three scathing articles about a local haj operator whom it accused of scamming one hujaaj of his haj money. In October this year, the Daily Voice newspaper reported that Aslam Toefy from Dhuyufullah Haj and Umrah Travel had stolen R78 000 from Abdullah Damon, for a haj package he did not deliver as promised.

    MJC holds its ground

    Published by Voice of the Cape on Thursday, 15 December 2011

    Following ongoing speculation on whether or not Orion Cold Storage - which has been central in a halal scandal that broke last month - will be recertified to distribute halal imports, the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) on Thursday reaffirmed its strong condemnation for what it called the "scandalous, malicious and criminal relabeling of pork as halal and other violations at the Orion Cold Storage". At the same time, it slammed those who had misused the opportunity to criticise the MJC and reiterated that the products it had certified as halal was indeed fit for Muslim consumption.

    Blow to Dutch halal slaughter

    Published by Voice of the Cape on Wednesday, 14 December 2011
    Plans requiring animals to be stunned before halaal or kosher slaughter received a blow Wednesday when parties in the Dutch parliament's Upper House said they would give it the thumbs down. A majority of parties in the 75-seat Senate said during a late-night debate they would vote against amended legislation -- approved by the Lower House -- that envisions a ban on ritual slaughter without stunning.

    Gift of the Givers biggest in Somalia

    Published by Voice of the Cape on Wednesday, 14 December 2011
    The South African humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers (GoG) remians the largest NGO operational in Mogadishu to assist in a devastating famine. This was confirmed by the Somali state president on state television three days ago, who added that next in line to provide aid are the Iranian and Turkish Red Crescent.

    Scandal boosted awareness

    Published by Voice of the Cape on Wednesday, 14 December 2011
    In all difficulties there are positives and the biggest gain out of last month's halal scandal - which saw imported meat, including pig hearts, being relabelled as halal - was the increased public awarenessi it created. This is the view of the South African National Halal Authority (Sanha) after last week's meeting between the four halal bodies to address the malpractise in the halal industry in the wake of the Orion Cold Storage scandal.

    Anger over TopTV porn

    Published by Voice of the Cape on Tuesday, 13 December 2011

    Some Christian organisations plan to boycott TopTV after it announced it would launch 24-hour pornography channels next year, said the Family Policy Institute on Tuesday. "The Christian denominations and church affiliations support the view that the broadcasting of hardcore pornography on television degrades and objectifies women and exposes children to harmful content," said the institute's director Errol Naidoo.

    More foreign nikah abuse

    Published by Voice of the Cape on Tuesday, 13 December 2011

    Since VOC broadcast a feature on local women marrying foreigners two weeks ago, another seven cases of women who were caught in dire straights after marrying foreign men was reported to the Civil Protection Service Centre (CPSC) in Gatesville. According to Imam Ismail Esack of the CPSC, six cases of local Muslim women - some of whom had been either defrauded and abused or taken abroad and not allowed to come home - had been reported to the CPSC in November after a similar awareness program on VOC.