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debt relief for Joburg residents

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City of Joburg to petition Supreme Court of Appeal on Floyd Brink Judgement

Zuko Komisa Image | City of Joburg City of Joburg to petition Supreme Court of Appeal on Floyd Brink Judgement. Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to Belinda Kayser-Echeozonjoku the leader of the Democratic Alliance's Johannesburg caucus, about the party's application to appeal the finding that its City Manager Floyd Brink was hired illegally was denied Kayser-Echeozonjoku stated that the party's objective has always been to protect Johannesburg residents […]

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Implats management

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Amcu calls for Implats management to be charged with culpable homicide for deaths of 11 mineworkers

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is calling for Impala Platinum (Implats) management to be held accountable and charged with culpable homicide. This after 11 mineworkers died in an elevator accident on Monday, 27 November, while a further 75 employees were injured. Listen to the analysis on Point of View here: Amcu President, Joseph Mathunjwa has accused Implats management of neglience, saying […]

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Rise Mzansi is calling for tax breaks for single mothers

Zuko Komisa Rise Mzansi is calling for tax breaks for single mothers from the government. Rise Mzansi national organizer Makashule Gana called for the government to offer tax relief for single mothers. Gana who is a former member of the Democratic Alliance has stated that single mothers of South Africa have a heavy burden to carry in society, and has indicated that if the government can give them a tax […]

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multiple murders in Gauteng

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Multiple murders in Gauteng a cause for concern

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Gauteng police commissioner Elias Mawela has expressed concern over the phenomenon of multiple murders in the province. Mawela who released Gauteng's second quarter crime statistics for the 2023/24 financial year, said there was a 2.9% increase in murders in the province. In recent months there has been an increase in incidents where a number of people sitting in groups have been shot and killed. […]

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MPs pass a motion to close Israeli embassy, a legal expert unpacks the latest on the Palestine-Israel conflict

Zuko Komisa Israeli and Palestinian flags against of blue sky MPs pass a motion to close the Israeli embassy, a legal expert unpacks the latest on the Palestine-Israel conflict. Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to a visiting professor at Wits Law School specializing in human rights, international relations, and international law, Mia Swart about the latest in the Palestine-Israel conflict. Listen to the full conversation here: The motion […]

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body retrieved after cleansing ritual

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One body retrieved 5-days after cleansing ritual

By: Natasha Archary and Tsholofelo Tsoku Image: Tsholofelo Tsoku Kaya News The body of one of the two youngsters who were reportedly swept away in Olifantsvlei after a cleansing ritual has been retrieved on Wednesday, 22 November. Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to Kaya News Reporter, Tsholofelo Tsoku and Joburg EMS Spokesperson, Xolile Khumalo. Listen to the full conversation here: While forensic teams are yet to confirm the […]

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DA Gauteng Leader, Solly Msimanga on his oversight inspection of a police station in Ekurhuleni

Zuko Komisa Image | @SollyMsimanga /X DA Gauteng Leader, Solly Msimanga on his oversight inspection of a police station in Ekurhuleni. Solly Msimanga the DA Gauteng Premier Candidate, recently oversaw an inspection at the De Deur Primary School, De Deur Police Station, and Vaal Police Station. Due to gang violence, a student from De Deur Primary School was shot recently. The Democratic Alliance says the recent crime statistics indicate an […]

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Case against former Eskom boss Matshela Koko struck from the roll 

Zuko Komisa Image | @koko_matshela / X Case against former Eskom boss Matshela Koko struck from the roll. The case against former Eskom CEO Matshela Koko and others was struck off the roll by the court on Tuesday. The court determined that Koko and his co-accused's R2.2 billion corruption case had been unfairly delayed. The National Director of Public Prosecutions' letter attesting to the case's readiness for trial should be […]

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Margaret Arnolds has been sworn in as the new Joburg Speaker

Zuko Komisa Image | AIC councilor Margaret Arnolds at the Joburg Council AIC councilor Margaret Arnolds has been sworn in as the new Speaker of the City of Johannesburg Without any opposition, Margaret Arnolds of the African Independent Congress (AIC) was elected speaker of the city of Johannesburg on Monday morning at the 24th Extra-Ordinary Council Meeting. Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to Margaret Arnolds following her appointment. […]

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Privacy Policy


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;
  • the right to privacy includes a right to protection against the unlawful collection, retention, dissemination and use of personal information;
  • 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 
collected will be apparent from the context in which it is requested. 

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.    

  1. Collection of anonymous data

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. 

4.2. KAYA 959 may utilise temporary or session cookies to keep track of users’ browsing habits. A cookie is a small file that is placed on your hard drive in order to keep a record of your interaction with this website and facilitate user convenience. 

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. 

4.3. If you do not wish cookies to be employed to customize your interaction with this website it is possible to alter the manner in which your browser handles cookies. Please note that, if this is done, certain services on this website may not be available. 

  1. Security

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]