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VIDEO Fuel hike set to cripple consumers, Shell under pressure over SA exploration

VIDEO ANC loses control in key councils, 2-minute noodles toxic scare

Mythellaneous Myths: What If A Comet Actually Hit Earth

There has been a recent buzz around the Bernardinelli-Bernstein comet trekking towards the Sun. We always see it happening in the movies – asteroids

Flu season is back

There has been a spike in influenza cases since the start of this month. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases says that they have

VIDEO Fuel hike set to cripple consumers, Shell under pressure over SA exploration

Calls for Sahuc to be disbanded intensifies

Calls for the South African Hajj and Umrah Council (Sahuc) to be disbanded has intensified following a discussion hosted by the Commission for Cultural,

SA poverty levels increasing

An increasing number of middle income families are finding themselves with debt. According to a survey by BrandMap, those earning R20 000 per month

Does politics have an influence on science?

During the Covid-19 pandemic, scientists and researchers have bumped heads over their medical and scientific views on the developments of the Covid-19 pandemic. However,

Explainer: Omicron variant & its symptoms

South Africa’s last few months saw Covid-19 cases move out of the danger zone, except for the Gauteng province which remains the epicentre of

Omicron variant: What we know

Now that a new variant of Covid-19 has been detected in South Africa, scientists and researchers are tasked with understanding how the latest variant

Travel bans imposed on SA is unjustified – DIRCO

President Cyril Ramaphosa has slammed several countries’ rushed decision to impose travel bans on South Africa after scientists announced that a new Covid-19 variant

VIDEO ANC loses control in key councils, 2-minute noodles toxic scare

Black Friday trends evolving

Consumers are getting an extended period of time to cash in on Black Friday deals. This is the assertion of the Bureau of Market

COP26 outcomes: SA must do more to turn climate change tide

In the last decades there have been minor shifts in the outcomes of major climate summits with certain world leaders refusing to significantly compromise.

Kenyatta visit: Africa must be accountable for Africans

Strengthening intra-African trade and establishing peaceful relations among other African nations were merely some of the matters brought up in Kenyan leader Uhuru Kenyatta’s

Understanding Kidnappings Trends In South Africa

Are kidnappings becoming criminals’ new go-to act? Over the past several weeks, South Africa has experienced various incidents where people were abducted in broad

SA Zionists Sneaking Under Radar

There is a renewed call for government to investigate South African mercenaries in Zionist Israel. This comes in the wake of the death of

Flu season is back

There has been a spike in influenza cases since the start of this month. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases says that they have

Shell’s oil exploration angers South Africans

Oil and gas exploration by the energy giant Shell on the South African Wild coast region is set to take place as of December

VIDEO Sugar tax to save lives, SA pilgrims leave for Umrah

Calls for Sahuc to be disbanded intensifies

Calls for the South African Hajj and Umrah Council (Sahuc) to be disbanded has intensified following a discussion hosted by the Commission for Cultural,

Islam, Culture and Religion

Within the context of sociology, the concept of culture designates the set of activities, beliefs, and practices that are shared and common to a

Misconceptions about Bid’ah(Innovations)

Bidah or Innovation is and has been a contentious topic of discussion in the Muslim community for centuries.Imam Muazz Khalla, head of Madina Institute

Muslim Professionals are Opposing Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccines

The Association of Muslim Professionals of South Africa (AMPSA) has criticised President Cyril Ramaphosa and his administration for what it calls indirectly forcing people

Vaccines and the Preservation of Life

What is the medical impact of people that have been vaccinated against Covid-19 being exposed to those that haven’t – does it place them

Should Mosques be Closed to the Un-vaccinated?

Mosques and religious institutions have an important role to play in educating the public about key issues. Author and scholar, Professor Aslam Fataar contends

Samtoa: Operators Must Communicate on Outstanding Hajj Money

The South African Hajj and Umrah Council says its following up with operators who have still not repaid pilgrims who were affected by last

Operators who Failed to Reimburse Clients will be Dealt with – SAHUC

As the Saudi government has relaxed restrictions on travellers from South Africa, many are excited to embark on their umrah pilgrimage this year. However,

VIDEO Father Clohessy: Justice is Worth Fighting For

Imam Hussain (PBUH) speaks to the ordinary person whose struggle is just to be faithful to the ordinary values of life. On the 10th

Political and Social Lessons of Karbala

Politics today is governed by power and strength. This is decided almost exclusively by military might and financial wealth. The epic battle of Karbala

Muharram – A Time of Reflection and Renewal

Muharram marks the commencement of the  Islamic year. Calculated according to the lunar calendar, 1 Muharram of the year 1443 falls on 10 August 2021. Muharram

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

Calls for Sahuc to be disbanded intensifies

Calls for the South African Hajj and Umrah Council (Sahuc) to be disbanded has intensified following a discussion hosted by the Commission for Cultural,

Black Friday trends evolving

Consumers are getting an extended period of time to cash in on Black Friday deals. This is the assertion of the Bureau of Market

Understanding Kidnappings Trends In South Africa

Are kidnappings becoming criminals’ new go-to act? Over the past several weeks, South Africa has experienced various incidents where people were abducted in broad

Mythellaneous Myths: What If A Comet Actually Hit Earth

There has been a recent buzz around the Bernardinelli-Bernstein comet trekking towards the Sun. We always see it happening in the movies – asteroids

Former Suidooster Actress Nominated for Royalty Soapie Awards 2021

Born and bred in Athlone in Cape Town, Na-aymah Ally Samaai is an actress and radio personality in Cape Town. She is a beloved former

Communities Opposed to Petrol Stations Stocking Liquor

Salt River and Woodstock residents took to the streets over the weekend to object to the selling of alcohol at local petrol stations. Communities

Home Affairs Promises Longer Hours and Shorter Queues

Home Affairs offices are extending their operating hours. This after complaints of improper practices at officers were expressed. There is an alleged practice where

Wits Surgical Skills Lab Aims to Breach Gap in Specialised Medical Careers

Wits University has officially launched its Surgical Skills Lab which hopes to breach the gap of South Africa’s critical shortage of expert medical specialists,

Investigating Seal Behaviour after Attack on Swimmer

Seals are a common feature at the Cape’s coastal spots. From the V&A Waterfront to the docks at Hout Bay, you’ll find them sunning

How to Cope with Anxiety ahead of Matric Final Exams

It’s that time of the year again, where matric learners are feeling the pressure as their final exams are just around the corner –

Bonteheuwel Ex-Drug Dealers Open Maintenance Business

A group of youth who peddled drugs in Bonteheuwel have transformed their lives to improve their community. Local businessman, Shuaib Sayhn saw the potential

Amnesty. What Amnesty? – Imam Haron Annual Lecture

South Africans mark September as Heritage Month. But for the victims of Apartheid and their families, it is a painful reminder that they are

Khayelitsha Tired of Blocked Sewage System

Residents in the Khayelitsha informal settlement of Site B have blocked roads in response to the City of Cape Town’s poor handling of sewage

Misconceptions about Bid’ah(Innovations)

Bidah or Innovation is and has been a contentious topic of discussion in the Muslim community for centuries.Imam Muazz Khalla, head of Madina Institute

City Prioritises Foreigners over Capetonians – Hangberg

Community activists are at the forefront of the daily challenges facing citizens. They are often their advocates, and provide guidance on the community’s rights

The Importance of Knowing Your Heritage

Why is it so important to be educated about your country’s heritage and history? As SA aims to build an improved economy and create

Does politics have an influence on science?

During the Covid-19 pandemic, scientists and researchers have bumped heads over their medical and scientific views on the developments of the Covid-19 pandemic. However,

Explainer: Omicron variant & its symptoms

South Africa’s last few months saw Covid-19 cases move out of the danger zone, except for the Gauteng province which remains the epicentre of

Omicron variant: What we know

Now that a new variant of Covid-19 has been detected in South Africa, scientists and researchers are tasked with understanding how the latest variant

Travel bans imposed on SA is unjustified – DIRCO

President Cyril Ramaphosa has slammed several countries’ rushed decision to impose travel bans on South Africa after scientists announced that a new Covid-19 variant

High Cost of PCR Tests Affects SA’s Covid Management

Covid PCR testing is being scrutinised. This after South Africa’s competition authority is ridiculing the price of Covid PCR testing, which they say has

Wits Surgical Skills Lab Aims to Breach Gap in Specialised Medical Careers

Wits University has officially launched its Surgical Skills Lab which hopes to breach the gap of South Africa’s critical shortage of expert medical specialists,

Bone Marrow Registry Celebrates 30 Years

The bone marrow registry celebrates its 30-year anniversary in September. It aims to use this as an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance

Could Rooibos Save Your Sinuses?

Attention all nasal allergy sufferers! Rooibos could be your saviour. Researchers at the Univesity of Cape Town’s (UCT) Lung Institute are looking for evidence

Outrage at Possible Mandatory Covid-19 Jab

South Africa must be careful of enforcing documentation that restricts people’s movement and access to services. Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) spokesperson,

Impact of Stress on Chronic Illnesses

The relationship between stress and inflammation has been studied rigorously in the past decade, with researchers finding evidence that there is a link leading

Are Mosquitoes Deadly?

The mosquito is believed to be one of the most deadly animals on the planet. According to the US Centre for Disease Control and

Covid-19: Is Your Immune System Better than the Vaccine?

Scientists have found that people who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19, but who have survived the infection, have a stronger shield against the

VIDEO Grants Allocation for Covid-19 – Minister’s Briefing

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu briefs the public on the social relief measures to mitigate the impact of Covid-19. This as President Cyril Ramaphosa

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

A personality disorder affects how a person feels, thinks, and acts. In a person with narcissistic personality disorder, a high sense of self-importance canmask

Bosses Cannot Compel Workers to Take Covid-19 Vaccine

If your employer has threatened you with retrenchment for refusing to get vaccinated against Covid-19, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has urged

Does Covid-19 Impact Your Menstrual Cycle?

Can being infected with the coronavirus affect your period? This was the question raised by women who noticed that while being infected with the

SA Cricket Solidarity for BLM Takes a Knock

It remains to be seen whether South African wicket keeper Quinton de Kock will remain part of the T20 World Cup squad. This after

Western Cape Rugby Football Union (WPRFU) Placed Under Administration

South African Rugby Union (SARU) has placed the Western Cape Rugby Football Union (WPRFU) under administration. Being backed into a corner, SARU was left

Does Broos have the Magic that Bafana Bafana has been Missing?

South Africa’s national soccer team has had a long history of inconsistency, poor management, and low morale. This has clearly affected Bafana Bafana’s world

Critical Rassie Erasmus vs World Rugby

Submissions are due this week in the battle between World Rugby and South Africa’s Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus. It comes after Erasmus released

Unearthing South Africa’s Poor Sporting Performance

Did the Tokyo Olympic Games reveal the gaps in South Africa’s national teams? The 2020 Olympic Games saw South Africa’s most diverse athletes take

Tribute: Armien Brink (1967 – 2021)

Armien Brink, long-time community worker and an active member of sporting circles passed away on 11 August 2021. A member of the Collegians Rugby

Western Rugby Refs Bias Exposed?

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has garnered quite the attention, following a ‘leaked’ video of him exposing the alleged bias in the first Test between

Cassiem Bros – Coaching Olympic Standard Athletes

Hockey sensations Dayaan and Mustapha Cassiem have done SA proud, performing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Bruce Jacobs is the head hockey coach at

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.

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