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Can SA Afford a Basic Income Grant?

While the state is trying to alleviate poverty by proposing the multi-billion-rand basic income grant scheme, the investment community believes it’s an unwise financial

VIDEO Elections Set for Postponement, Should a Full-Scale Hajj Have Happened?

Bosnia Massacre – Is EU Policy Driving Islamophobia?

This month marks 26 years since the brutal massacre of over 8 000 Bosniak Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica. The investigations to find

SA Unrest: What Really Lies Behind the Looting?

What is the real motive behind the last two weeks of looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng? According to research conducted by Stellenbosch University criminologist

Healed Bite Mark goes a Long Way for Paleontology

Tooth marks can go a long way in the field of paleontology. In a rare finding the Permian Gorgonopsian that roamed Africa 250 million

Can SA Afford a Basic Income Grant?

While the state is trying to alleviate poverty by proposing the multi-billion-rand basic income grant scheme, the investment community believes it’s an unwise financial

VIDEO Elections Set for Postponement, Should a Full-Scale Hajj Have Happened?

Bosnia Massacre – Is EU Policy Driving Islamophobia?

This month marks 26 years since the brutal massacre of over 8 000 Bosniak Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica. The investigations to find

SA Unrest: What Really Lies Behind the Looting?

What is the real motive behind the last two weeks of looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng? According to research conducted by Stellenbosch University criminologist

Ramaphosa Among World Leaders Targetted in Pegasus Spying

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s name was one of the 14 heads of states that were targeted to be spied on using the Israeli spyware, Pegasus.

Africa Report: Somalia Under US Strikes, Egypt’s First Hijabi Referee

– Mali’s interim president survives a knife attack – Chinese, Mauritanian workers kidnapped in Mali – Further US airstrikes on Somalia – the first

VIDEO Arafat Sermon 1442

PICTURES Holy Kaaba Draped in New Cloth

The Kaaba cloth (Kiswa) was replaced as part of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. The changing of the Kaaba cloth occurs on the second day

VIDEO Downscaled Hajj 1442 Underway

Around 60,000 fully vaccinated pilgrims started arriving in Mecca on Saturday, for a downsized Hajj. Under strict supervision, this year’s Hajj season will be

VIDEO Pilgrims Prepare for Most Sacred of Pillars

Worshipers began arriving in the holy city of Mecca on Saturday for the second Hajj during the coronavirus pandemic, amid strict precautions. Footage shows

Arafat Day: A Time for Contemplation

Hajj, one of Islam’s five pillars and a sacred pilgrimage all Muslims are encouraged to partake in at least once in their lifetime if

SA Media Muzzled?

Journalists have voiced their frustration at the government’s handling of press briefings this week. The sessions were meant to provide details of measures to

South Africans Skeptical About October Polls

Retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke continues his assessments of the viability of holding elections this year. Research by the University of Johannesburg and

ANC Wants SABC for Social Housing

The African National Congress(ANC) has held a picket outside the SABC building in Rocklands, Sea Point. The picketers are calling for the building which

VIDEO JHB, KZN Gripped by Unrest; Taxi Violence Claims Lives

VIDEO Arafat Sermon 1442

VIDEO Downscaled Hajj 1442 Underway

Around 60,000 fully vaccinated pilgrims started arriving in Mecca on Saturday, for a downsized Hajj. Under strict supervision, this year’s Hajj season will be

VIDEO Pilgrims Prepare for Most Sacred of Pillars

Worshipers began arriving in the holy city of Mecca on Saturday for the second Hajj during the coronavirus pandemic, amid strict precautions. Footage shows

Arafat Day: A Time for Contemplation

Hajj, one of Islam’s five pillars and a sacred pilgrimage all Muslims are encouraged to partake in at least once in their lifetime if

VIDEO Jumuah Lecture: Trials & Tests

As mosques are under lockdown, watch the live Jumuah Naseegha brought to you by Radio 786.   SPONSOR: Sustain. Sacrifice. Share. Sponsor your Qurbani

Muslim Community Devastated by Covid-19

The number of Covid-19 cases in Gauteng – and in particular – its mostly Muslim suburbs, has caused much concern. But while the infection

The 13-year battle comes to an end, Knysna Masjied stands tall

After two legal battles and a dream that dates back as far as 2007, the Souther Cape Town community of Knysna finally has its

The importance of good communication for strong relationships

In this episode of Love Matters, we discuss the importance of good communication. The hard-earned skill that relationships are built on. In this lesson,

What is Love, Actually? | Tazkiyah for Youth Part 2

What do we mean by ‘love’. Is it a feeling? An action? Or is it simply a word? In part 2 of our series,

The Myth Of The Perfect Relationship Pt.2

We continue our discussion on the social construct of the perfect relationship, and how we measure others against the often strict criteria of the

The many definitions of patience | Tazkiyah for Youth Part 1

What is patience? How do we define it? What is love…actual love? Can we measure faith or contentment? In this latest series in partnership

The myth of the perfect relationship

Have all those ‘happily ever after’ stories warped our understanding of love and relationships? We sometimes look to the relationship of our parents or

Homosexuality and the Quranic worldview Pt. 3

This is a continuation of the discussion on Homosexuality in Islam, from the Quranic and medical perspective. Joining Zainab on the red couch is

In Your Heart or On Your Body | Western Islam Dissected Pt.2

Rejoining Zainab on the Red Couch, Sheikh Ishmaeel Abrahams continues in the discussion around Liberal / Western Islam. Zainab recounts how she was taught

Liberalism and progressivism in Islam | Western Islam Dissected Pt.1

“Oh you who believe, enter into Islam completely and do not follow the footsteps of Shaytaan. Indeed, he is to you a clear enemy.”

Homosexuality And The Quranic Worldview Pt. 2

Joining Zainab on the red couch is Dr Yusuf Noor. He offers us a medical analysis of homosexuality. Can science answer the questions people

Healed Bite Mark goes a Long Way for Paleontology

Tooth marks can go a long way in the field of paleontology. In a rare finding the Permian Gorgonopsian that roamed Africa 250 million

Can SA Afford a Basic Income Grant?

While the state is trying to alleviate poverty by proposing the multi-billion-rand basic income grant scheme, the investment community believes it’s an unwise financial

Palestinian Poet Ali Mawassi Speaks

Palestinian voices will once again be elevated internationally as they take part in a virtual festival called “Long Night of the Poets”. The virtual

Cape Residents Forced to Live in Flooded Shacks

Aid organisation Gift of the Givers has once again stepped in to assist flood affected areas. For more than a week parts of the

Triple Price Hike Hits Cape Town Residents

As of July 1, and in the midst of winter Cape Town residents will be paying 13% more for electricity. It comes following a

Social Workers Now Assist with Financial Advice

A Stellenbosch University study has found that social workers not only offer help in terms of social well-being and counselling but also provide an

Is the Delta Variant Really All That Bad?

Should South Africans be concerned about Covid-19 variant mutations? Some health experts are of the view that the recently detected Delta variant does not

Doula Care – What We Actually Do

What is a Doula? Their roles, functions and training? If you’re looking for a career in helping new mothers and new babies find their

June 16 – Why Do we Commemorate it?

June 16th is commemorated annually, but do we know the significance of this date? Professor Aslam Fataar, a distinguished academic, author and activist, and

City Proposes Two Options: Homeless or Jailed?

The City of Cape Town has proposed even stricter contingencies against people who are experiencing homelessness. The amended proposed by-laws come as a shocking

How students and parents navigated through 2020 together

2020 was an especially difficult time for parents, students and teachers alike. In this feature, we talk about how first-year students had to navigate

Swimming with sharks and working with turtles – a career in nature conservation

The PODSquad crew speaks all things honey, bees, sea birds and SHARKS! What does it mean to go into the field of nature conservation?

Film Review: The Cradock Four

It has been 35 years since the cold-blooded murder of the Cradock Four. The activists Matthew Goniwe, Fort Calata, Sparrow Mkhonto, and Sicelo Mhlauli

The 13-year battle comes to an end, Knysna Masjied stands tall

After two legal battles and a dream that dates back as far as 2007, the Souther Cape Town community of Knysna finally has its

Farmworker turned activist and now public Administration Graduate

Billy Claasen – a farmworker activist has finally achieved his degree in Public Administration. The father of three who had failed Grade 10 some

Protect yourself from being trapped in danger

In this episode of Crime Spot, we discuss everything surrounding Safety Awareness wit Rafique Phoplonker, the Chairperson of the Lansdowne CPF. He joins Jamila

ECD Workers Demand Access to Vaccines

The Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre has reacted with shock to a circular issued by the Health Department, that stipulates only ECD practitioners and

More Vaccines for SA – but with Conditions

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) has approved the Sinovac-CoronaVac vaccine for use in South Africa. The Chinese-produced vaccine is a two-dose

Northern Cape Past Covid-19 Third Wave Peak

Indications are that the Northern Cape has already passed its peak of the Covid-19 third wave. According to the Health Department’s Deputy Director-General Dr

Is the Delta Variant Really All That Bad?

Should South Africans be concerned about Covid-19 variant mutations? Some health experts are of the view that the recently detected Delta variant does not

Vaccine Specialist: Covid-19 Here to Stay

Could South Africa’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout programme have prevented the third wave of Covid-19 infections from reaching such a dire point? Experts believe the

SA Dogs Trained to Sniff Covid-19

Dogs are being trained in South Africa to identify people with Covid-19. At least five canines are part of this project which is a

Muslim Community Devastated by Covid-19

The number of Covid-19 cases in Gauteng – and in particular – its mostly Muslim suburbs, has caused much concern. But while the infection

Doula Care – What We Actually Do

What is a Doula? Their roles, functions and training? If you’re looking for a career in helping new mothers and new babies find their

Boxing: Punching All Those Bad Thoughts Away

Keeping fit, healthy and happy through the sport of boxing. This intense cardio sport can increase your happy hormones, help you lose weight and

Why hasn’t Khayelitsha seen a clear rise in Covid-19 cases?

Areas that had previously been identified as Covid-19 hotspots may now show lower infection rates. This has been the case in sprawling townships, such

Logistical processes imperative for vaccine rollout to avoid collapse

There is concern about South Africa failing to secure vaccines timeously. The likes of Cosatu believe the government was napping on the job. It

Reflecting on 2020 : dealing with the trauma of Covid-19

On the FYI show, we do some reflection on the year that has passed. 2020 was riddled with trials and difficulties that left many

Covid-19: Vaccines and Response to the 2nd wave

We are in 2021 under Level 3 of the national lockdown. South Africa has confirmed its position in gaining a vaccine, at the COVAX

How does your head feel after this year? Looking at mental impact of 2020

South Africans find themselves back in Lockdown Level 3. And although 2021 approaches, we find ourselves in a situation of ‘new year, same old

The so-called Covid-19 cure – Ivermectin & its dangers

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Saphra) has cautioned the public against so-called Covid-19 miracle cures. The regulatory authority identified Ivermectin as one

It’s too early to predict when the second wave’s peak will hit

The health system in the City of Cape Town is already being stretched by the new Covid-19 infections. The Western Cape Health Department Head

Boxing: Punching All Those Bad Thoughts Away

Keeping fit, healthy and happy through the sport of boxing. This intense cardio sport can increase your happy hormones, help you lose weight and

Football legend Diego Maradona passes at age 60

Football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60. He recently underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain

WATCH: Jon Rahm skips ball over pond into hole-in-one

Spanish golfer, Jon Rahm bagged a hole-in-one at Augusta National for a second day in a row. On the first day, there were no

Calls for blind football to be one of UCT’s official sporting codes

In a bid to strengthen inclusion in society and sports, the ParaSportsClub at UCT has their eye set on having blind football as an

Assisting Community Sports Clubs at No Cost

The Sports Desk team invited Millenium Fundraising into the studio to discuss their initiative. Millennium Fundraising is a community-based company aimed at assisting community

Nizaam Carr Back on Home Soil

After focusing on his trade in the UK, Nizaam Carr is back on home soil! He talks about his humble beginnings, greatest achievements and

Springbok Head Physio | Rene Naylor

The Radio 786 Sports Desk welcomes Springbok head Physio, Rene Naylor to the studio. She discussed the dynamics of often being the only women

SA Sports Needs Fundamental Shifts for Real Transformation.

Sports science lecturer at Stellenbosch University Dr Francois Cleophas speaks to Radio 786.

Gyms Must Open

Gym employees and fitness enthusiasts are calling for the reopening of gyms.Speaking with the Daily Download team, FIT SA Spokesperson Grant Austin speaks of

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