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Elon Musk’s behaviour may cost him his companies

By: Natasha Archary Image: Elon Musk Instagram Elon Musk's behaviour may cost him his companies, but it seems the X owner doesn't care that he may potentially lose advertisers on his platform. This after Disney CEO Bob Iger said his company would no longer advertise on Musk's platform following the billionaire's anti-Semitic post. In response on a New York Times Interview Musk slammed advertisers who have left X, and gave […]

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Mogoeng Mogoeng

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Mogoeng Mogoeng: “Ramaphosa had a duty to disclose funding for CR17 campaign”

By: Natasha Archary Image: Wikimedia commons Former Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said President Cyril Ramaphosa had a duty to disclose who funded the CR17 campaign. Speaking at the inaugural SAfm lecture on Wednesday, 29 November Mogoeng further stated that the President frustrated the efforts of then Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane by withholding the truth during the CR17 probe. Sizwe and the team shared their thoughts on this development and asked […]

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patriotic are South Africans

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How patriotic are South Africans?

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock During a stakeholder meeting in Durban this past weekend, President Cyril Ramaphosa urged South Africans to be more patriotic. The President suggested South Africans take a leaf out of China's books, whose citizens act as ambassadors of their country, instead of being negative about their country. "Everyone must be a messenger. We must be like China. In China nearly everyone is a messenger, every […]

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Wardens and Meyiwa murder accused

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Wardens and Meyiwa murder accused get physical in court

By: Natasha Archary The Senzo Meyiwa trial is the gift that keeps on giving, drama that is after a scuffle broke out on Monday, 27 November between wardens and some of the murder accused in court. Sizwe Dhlomo recounted the numerous incidents in the Meywia murder trial where drama took away from the long-drawn out murder case. From previous defense attorney Advocate Malesela Teffo's arrest in court, the mistrial, a […]

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Sizok’thola crew in more trouble

By: Natasha Archary image: Instagram/@xolani_khumalo1 Former Sizok'thola presenter Xolani Khumalo might just be in more trouble after alleged footage of the show's crew using intimidation and violence to get confessions from drug dealers has emerged. This comes after City Press reports that drug dealers were allegedly waterboarded by the Moja Love show's team into making confessions. The channel parted ways with Xolani earlier this month, due to his possible involvement […]

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leak private financial data

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Hackers threaten to leak private financial data of South Africans unless R1.1 billion is paid

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Hackers claiming to be behind the TransUnion cyber extortion last year say they are planning on leaking private financial data from South Africans unless they are paid R1.1 billion. Jan Vermeulen, Editor of MyBroadBand joins Sizwe Dhlomo on 959 Breakfast to share more. "A group calling themselves N4ughtySec, claim they've breached South Africa's major credit bureaus TransUnion and Experian, and that they've never left […]

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A political analyst's insights on the Rand manipulation scandal

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A political analyst’s insights on the Rand manipulation scandal

Katlego Sekhu South African Rands and Us dollars Banknotes Background. High quality photo In the fourth and last installment of our coverage of the rand manipulation scandal, 959 Breakfast invited political analyst Dr. Ralph Mathekga to tackle the political implications of this saga. Dr. Mathekga emphasized how politicians often resort to scapegoating tactics instead of taking responsibility for their own involvement. "I don't think any bank wants the government to […]

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Expert insight: The impact of currency pairing on the rand

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Expert insight: The impact of currency pairing on the rand

Katlego Sekhu Photo by Pixabay: https://www.pexels.com/photo/rolled-20-u-s-dollar-bill-164527/ As part of 959 Breakfast's series on the manipulation of the rand, the team delved into the topic of currency pairing. Sizwe Dhlomo reflected on an interview Gugulethu Mfuphi had with Andre Cilliers, Director and Currency Risk Strategist at TreasuryOne, unpacking this concept. Cilliers shed light on the occurrence of currency pairing, which he notes typically happens when there is a significant deal taking […]

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Legal insight on holding banks accountable for Rand manipulation

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Legal insight on holding banks accountable for Rand manipulation

Katlego Sekhu Photo by EKATERINA BOLOVTSOVA: https://www.pexels.com/photo/judge-signing-on-the-papers-6077447/ Last week, UK-based Standard Chartered Bank reached a settlement with the Competition Commission for colluding with 27 other banks to manipulate the rand. As a result, they have agreed to pay a fine of approximately R43 million to resolve the case. In light of our previous discussion on the economic implications of this case, 959 Breakfast invited legal expert Mpumelelo Zikalala to shed […]

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POPIA ActTo promote the protection of personal information processed by public and private bodies; to introduce certain conditions so as to establish minimum requirements for the processing of personal information; to provide for the establishment of an Information Regulator to exercise certain powers and to perform certain duties and functions in terms of this Act and the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000; to provide for the issuing of codes of conduct; to provide for the rights of persons regarding unsolicited electronic communications and automated decision making; to regulate the flow of personal information across the borders of the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


  • section 14 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, provides that everyone has the right to privacy;
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  • the State must respect, protect, promote and fulfil the rights in the Bill of Rights;


  • consonant with the constitutional values of democracy and openness, the need for economic and social progress, within the framework of the information society, requires the removal of unnecessary impediments to the free flow of information, including personal information;


  • regulate, in harmony with international standards, the processing of personal information by public and private bodies in a manner that gives effect to the right to privacy subject to justifiable limitations that are aimed at protecting other rights and important interests,
  1. Definitions and Interpretation

1.1.“Personal Information” means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person and where it is applicable, identifiable, existing juristic person, including all information as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. 

1.2  Parliament assented to POPIA on 19 November 2013. The commencement date of section 1Part A of Chapter 5section 112 and section 113 was 11 April 2014. The commencement date of the other sections was 1 July 2020 (with the exception of section 110 and 114(4). The President of South Africa has proclaimed the POPI commencement date to be 1 July 2020.

1.3. “Processing” means the creation, generation, communication, storage, destruction of personal information as more fully defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013.  

1.4. “You” or the “user” means any person who accesses and browses this website for any purpose. 

1.4. “Website” means the website of the KAYA 959 at URL www.kaya959.co.za or such other URL as KAYA 959 may choose from time to time.   

  1. Status and Amendments

2.1. KAYA 959 respects your privacy. This privacy policy statement sets out KAYA 959’s information gathering and dissemination practices in respect of the Website. 

2.2. This Privacy Policy governs the processing of personal information provided to KAYA 959 through your use of the Website. 

2.3. Please note that, due to legal and other developments, KAYA 959 may amend these terms and conditions from time to time.  

  1. Processing of Personal Information

3.1. By providing your personal information to KAYA 959 you acknowledge that it has been collected directly from you and consent to its processing by KAYA 959. 

3.2. Where you submit Personal Information (such as name, address, telephone number and email address) via the website (e.g. through completing any online form) the following principles are observed in the processing of that information: 

3.2.1. KAYA 959 will only collect personal information for a purpose consistent with the purpose for which it is required. The specific purpose for which information is 
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3.2.2. KAYA 959 will only process personal information in a manner that is adequate, relevant and not excessive in the context of the purpose for which it is processed. 

3.2.3. Personal information will only be processed for a purpose compatible with that for which it was collected, unless you have agreed to an alternative purpose in writing or KAYA 959 is permitted in terms of national legislation of general application dealing primarily with the protection of personal information. 

3.2.4. KAYA 959 will keep records of all personal Information collected and the specific purpose for which it was collected for a period of 1 (one) year from the date on which it was last used. 

3.2.5. KAYA 959 will not disclose any personal information relating to you to any third party unless your prior written agreement is obtained or KAYA 959 is required to do so by law. 

3.2.6. If personal information is released with your consent KAYA 959 will retain a record of the information released, the third party to which it was released, the reason for the release and the date of release, for a period of 1 (one) year from the date on which it was last used. 

3.2.7. KAYA 959 will destroy or delete any personal information that is no longer needed by KAYA 959 for the purpose it was initially collected, or subsequently processed. 

3.3. Note that, as permitted by the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002, KAYA 959 may use personal information collected to compile profiles for statistical purposes. No information contained in the profiles or statistics will be able to be linked to any specific user.    

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4.1. KAYA 959 may use standard technology to collect information about the use of this website. This technology is not able to identify individual users but simply allows KAYA 959 to collect statistics. 

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4.2.1. Cookies by themselves will not be used to identify users personally but may be used to compile identified statistics relating to use of services offered or to provide KAYA 959 with feedback on the performance of this website. 

4.2.2. The following classes of information may be collected in respect of users who have enabled cookies: The browser software used; IP address; Date and time of activities while visiting the website; URLs of internal pages visited; and referrers. 

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5.1. KAYA 959 takes reasonable measures to ensure the security and integrity of information submitted to or collected by this website, but cannot under any circumstances be held liable for any loss or other damage sustained by you as a result of unlawful access to or dissemination of any personal information by a third party. 

  1. Links to other websites

6.1. KAYA 959 has no control over and accepts no responsibility for the privacy practices of any third party websites to which hyperlinks may have been provided and KAYA 959 strongly recommends that you review the privacy policy of any website you visit before using it further. 

  1. Queries

7.1. If you have any queries about this privacy policy please contact us by emailing [email protected]