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SA artists demand answers from President Cyril Ramaphosa over funding

By: Kaya 959 News The coronavirus has led to many artists losing out on gigs. Gatherings were prohibited and many couldn’t host shows, leading to financial suffering. Although the government promised to help with a relief fund, many claim they haven’t received the funds. This is why a group of artists staged a sit-in at the offices of the National Arts Council in Johannesburg. They are calling for an intervention […]


Fake vaccine bust Gauteng


Police seize 100s of fake COVID-19 vaccines in Gauteng

By Kaya 959 News Authorities have vowed to remain on high alert to act against the illicit trade in COVID-19 medication, as well as personal protective equipment.   This comes after officials seized hundreds of fake COVID-19 vaccines following a global alert issued by Interpol. The organisation issued an orange notice warning law enforcement to prepare for organised crime networks targeting COVID-19 vaccines. It said the vaccines would be sold […]



Driving schools plan three-day strike over online booking system

By Kaya 959 News UPDATE (12:30) - The strike might not go ahead as planned.  Kaya 959 News has reliably been informed that transport officials have called a meeting with the organisers of the strike. Motorists who have appointments at Driving Licence Testing Centres (DLTCs) in Gauteng on Friday are being warned to anticipate demonstrations that may disrupt services. This comes as members of the National Driving School Association plan […]



People infected with 501Y.V2 protected against other COVID-19 variants

By Kaya 959 News Science and Innovation minister Blade Nzimande says scientists have established that people infected with the 501Y.V2 variant have protection from previous and current COVID-19 variants. Nzimande says this is because the variant generates immune responses that neutralise itself and other SARS leniencies. The minister, along with Health minister Zweli Mkhize, delivered the latest scientific findings on the 501Y.V2 variant during a virtual briefing on Wednesday. 501Y.V2 […]


Fuel Costs


South Africa reacts to petrol price increase

By: Kaya 959 news The petrol price in South Africa went up on Wednesday, 3 March. Increases: • Petrol 95 increased by 65 cents per litre; • Petrol 93 increased by 65 cents per litre; • Diesel 0.05% increased by 54 cents per litre; • Diesel 0.005% increased by 56 cents per litre; • Illuminating Paraffin increased by 47 cents per litre. The increase is because of international petroleum costs […]


Nurse wearing a mask and gloves


Chris Hani Baragwanath nurses stage sit-in over vaccine

By Kaya 959 News UPDATE (3:56 pm):  The nurses have since returned to their wards.  The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa says nurses have received more clarity about why only a certain number of health workers were being vaccinated each day.  Management at the Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital in Soweto have addressed the healthcare workers who staged a sit-in at the vaccination centre. The nurses refused to leave the […]




Health officials concerned about COVID-19 third wave after Easter

By Kaya 959 News Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize is concerned about a possible third wave of COVID-19 infections post-Easter holidays. The Easter period is a time where most South Africans visit family members and attend mass church gatherings. The minister says the immediate focus for 2021 should be centered on the vaccination of high-risk groups. The country continues to roll out its vaccinations, which began in February. Over 73,000 […]




Unity Fellowship Church members gather outside Protea Magistrates Court

By: Kaya 959 News Members of the Unity Fellowship Church in Soweto gathered outside the Protea Magistrates Court on Tuesday morning, demanding the release of their leaders. The gathering comes after members of the church and the pastor were arrested on Sunday. This is after police went to the church on Sunday following a noise complaint, where about 2,000 congregants gathered. This is despite lockdown regulations prohibiting indoor gatherings of […]


Racism is a pandemic


eNCA reporter Lindsay Dentlinger apologises after mask controversy

By Kaya 959 News “I totally acknowledge the outrage and I apologise for the disrespect it has caused to people who don’t deserve to be drawn into this.” eNCA journalist Lindsay Dentlinger is speaking out for the first time after being accused of racism. Dentlinger became a trending topic for days last week after viral clips showed her asking black politicians to wear masks during her interviews. But white politicians […]


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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 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]