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VIDEO Muslims Must Vote, Iran Breaks Lebanon Blockade

Black Consciousness Still Relevant Today

Stephen Bantu Biko founded the Black Consciousness Movement and sought to bring change in South Africa. It was not about a person’s pigmentation or

Understanding Climate Change in the African Context

The dire impact of climate change is taking its toll on Africa at large. According to a recent report coordinated by the World Meteorological

VIDEO Increased Resistance to Enforced Covid-19 Vaccinations, Kidnapped Palestinians Escape Israeli Clutches

VIDEO Muslims Must Vote, Iran Breaks Lebanon Blockade

1982 Sabra and Shatila Massacre: Israel no Longer Invincible

It’s 39 years since the Sabra and Shatila massacre in which over a period of three days in 1982, under the orders of the

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,

Muslims’ Duty to Participate in Elections

The South Muslim Network (SAMNET) is urging all citizens to register to vote in the upcoming municipal elections, and has underlined the responsibility of

Holding Europe Accountable for its Crime in Africa

In Africa, it’s been a difficult task to hold European countries accountable for their violent stripping of the cultures and resources of this continent.

Black Consciousness Still Relevant Today

Stephen Bantu Biko founded the Black Consciousness Movement and sought to bring change in South Africa. It was not about a person’s pigmentation or

Understanding Climate Change in the African Context

The dire impact of climate change is taking its toll on Africa at large. According to a recent report coordinated by the World Meteorological

Minister: July Unrest Impact Still Lingers

South Africa would long be feeling the impact of the July unrest, which erupted as former President Jacob Zuma was imprisoned. Newly-appointed Finance Minister

Most Parties Still Fail to Disclose Funding Sources

A total of 502 political parties haven’t disclosed their funders to the Independent Electoral Commission(IEC), with the EFF amongst the parties who flouted a

VIDEO Increased Resistance to Enforced Covid-19 Vaccinations, Kidnapped Palestinians Escape Israeli Clutches

The Battle for Panjshir and Afghanistan

The Taliban has claimed complete control of Afghanistan after its incursion into the last bastion of resistance, Panjshir province. But the leader in that

Indefinite General Industries Workers Strike

The General Industries Workers Union of South Africa are staging an indefinite, national strike. This comes after an escalating battle for a living wage

EXCLUSIVE Interview with now Assassinated Afghan Opposition Figure

In the Panjshir region of Afghanistan, a group calling itself the National Resistance Front(NRF) is set to take on the Taliban if talks fail.

VIDEO Better Whistleblower Protection Needed, Snow Decks Table Mountain

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,

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

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

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

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,

Black Consciousness Still Relevant Today

Stephen Bantu Biko founded the Black Consciousness Movement and sought to bring change in South Africa. It was not about a person’s pigmentation or

Understanding Climate Change in the African Context

The dire impact of climate change is taking its toll on Africa at large. According to a recent report coordinated by the World Meteorological

Minister: July Unrest Impact Still Lingers

South Africa would long be feeling the impact of the July unrest, which erupted as former President Jacob Zuma was imprisoned. Newly-appointed Finance Minister

Breaking Away from Suicidal Thoughts

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), every 40 seconds a person commits suicide. 10 September marks World Suicide Prevention Day. Considering the increased

Midlife Metabolism Slowdown a Myth

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Institute (Fadi) has launched its net-making project in St Helena Bay with the aim of up-skilling members from fishing

Fishers’ Net-Making Skills Wont Go to Waste

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Institute (Fadi) has launched its net-making project in St Helena Bay with the aim of up-skilling members from fishing

Parliamentary Committee Fumbles in SASSA Kraaifontein Debacle

Neither the Social Security Agency(SASSA), nor the City of Cape Town are willing to take responsibility for forcing Kraaifontein recipients to travel as far

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

Hoesit! – Developing the First Official Afrikaaps Dictionary

The first-ever dictionary of South Africa’s Kaaps language is being developed. The dictionary project is the result of ongoing collaborative work between sociolinguists and

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

Social Grant Services Absent in Kraaifontein

A Kraaifontein based NPO has voiced concern over the lack of SASSA support for the community. Co-founder for the Community Advisory Services Lelo Klaas

No End to Social Grant Misery in Kraaifontein

Kraaifontein residents wanting to apply for social grants will need to endure the difficulties of travelling far for a Sassa office. This as there

The Road to Land Reform in SA – Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi

As South Africa continues to battle and debate the issue of land reform, author of the book ‘Land Matters: South Africa’s Failed Land Reforms

Ashura Feeding Effort Exceeds Expectations

Alhamdulillah (With the Almighty’s grace), the national Ashura Feeding scheme was a resounding success, exceeding its target by almost double. Over 170 000 needy

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

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

WC Geared Up for Covid-19 Third Wave – Is It?

Despite bearing the second-most cases of Covid-19 in the country, the Western Cape Health Department appears to have the third wave under a level

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

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.

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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