Breakfast Beat

THE VOICE OF THE CAPE  |  Podcast , ±9 min episodes every 14 hours  | 
The Breakfast Beat show focuses mainly on issues that are of concern to the community that Voice of the Cape serves. The show is actuality based and will feature interviews with prominent politicians, community activists and leaders. During the 3 hour morning drive show, listener participation is encouraged and the lines are open for the full duration of the show. From time to time, the Breakfast show also hosts roundtable discussions on topical issues like the work of the National Planning Commission to Metrorail. The idea behind the Breakfast show is to inform, uplift and educate the community and their suggestions are always taken into account. This show is hosted by Sabera Sheik-Essop & Goolam Fakier.

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13
JUL
1am

'Anti-social behaviour' may exclude some from City's rental homes

If you have or had trouble with the law and have plans of applying for property at the City of Cape Town, a new proposal may count against you. People with a record of “anti-social behaviour” could soon be disqualified from City of Cape Town-owned housing opportunities. This will be enforced as one of several proposed amendments to the City’s 2015 Allocation Policy for Housing Opportunities.
Let’s chat to Mayco Member for Human Settlements Malusi Booi to find out more
13
JUL
1am

Analysis: President Cyril Ramaphosa announces amendment to Level 3 regulations as Covid-19 cases shoot up

Last night President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the country will remain at alert level 3 of the national lockdown, however additional precautions will be put in place. In order to conserve hospital capacity, government has decided to suspend the sale and distribution of alcohol. Ramaphosa said alcohol induced trauma is adding pressure on health facilities. A curfew is back in effect from today from 9pm to 4am.

Online we chat to Professor Andre Duvanage
10
JUL
1am

Muslim Stats SA: Covid-19 death count in SA Muslim community on the increase

Well, a few weeks ago we spoke to Muslim Stats SA on the Burning Issue show to look at how they have been collating the figures of Muslim covid19 deaths in South Africa. There was some criticism of why this sort of data is needed but the group has made some very interesting observations. And we want to do a weekly update with Muslim Stats SA.
One of the founders, Muhammad Wadee joins us now.
09
JUL
1am

Reaction: Bo Kaap Civic & Ratepayers Association criticizes CoCT tariffs & rates increase

With the national lockdown still in place due to the covid 19 pandemic, the COCT has put up Rates and Tariffs despite the fact that people are facing severe hardships such as unemployment, salary cuts etc leaving many completely dependent on good deeds done by the community members and organisations just to have a decent meal.
Was this a wise move to put even more financial strain on community members, let’s hear what the Chairperson of the Bo-Kaap Civic and Ratepayers Association Osman Shabodien has to say
09
JUL
1am

CoCT tariff & rates increases: What to do if you have received a heft municipal bill

As a result of Covid 19 and the national lockdown imposed on all residents in and around SA, many people have been left in the dark about their municipal accounts as many of us have not received a single rates paper in months, yet some of our accounts are in arrears even though we made payments throughout the lockdown period.
Let’s chat to the City of Cape Town’s Revenue Director, Trevor Blake to get some clarity on the matter
09
JUL
1am

Food prices have continued to rise during the Covid-19 lockdown

As the world tries to come to terms with the Covid-19 pandemic, many families in low income homes have come forward stating that they are noticing the prices of their everyday grocery items being pushed up while many are left jobless or facing salary cuts. The sad reality is that food items do not last as long as it use to and money seems to be a scarce resource.
Joining us online is Mervyn Abrahams, Programme Coordinator Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice & Dignity Group
08
JUL
1am

Reaction: Parents Against the Opening of Schools at the fore of school closure pickets

Pickets have been taking place outside schools throughout the province this week as parents and teachers call for schools to be closed at least until the COVID-19 peak is over. There is a serious concern that since learners were phased in June, teachers and learners have contracted the virus and parents now fear that sending their children to school might not be the best thing to do as the covid 19 peak looms.
Joining us online is Vanessa Le Roux from Parents Against the Opening of Schools
08
JUL
1am

ECDs to reopen should they meet the required safety measures

After weeks of anxious waiting, the landmark ruling about ECDs was released on Monday and they can now reopen [immediately] provided they ensure the safety of their children. All ECD centres and partial care facilities were closed in March following the declaration of the state of national disaster by President Cyril Ramaphosa, as part of the national measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus.
Joining us online is Professor Eric Atmore, Director of the Cape Town based centre for childhood development
07
JUL
1am

NAPTOSA WC: Something seriously wrong in SA if you want to put 13 mil children back in school in a spate of a few months

Schools are likely to face chaos as children in grades R, 6 and 11 return to class, this according to professional teachers’ group, Naptosa. According to the group, schools are simply not ready to take on the next wave of learners and recommends that the entire process be delayed until August. As we speak, Grade R, 6,7, 11 and 12 are currently at schools as the world faces a pandemic.
Joining us online is David Millar, the CEO of Naptosa in the Western Cape
07
JUL
1am

Reverend June Major: I went through much suffering, it ate at me that my perpetrator, my rapist continued to minister

Anglican priest Reverend June Major has put an end to her hunger strike, after abstaining from food and drink since the start of this month. Major has been protesting against the Anglican Church’s discrimination toward her and how it has dealt with her sexual assault case at the hands of clergymen for years now.
Joining us online is June Major, Anglican priest Reverend

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