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Thomas and Skhumba: Buying Christmas clothes for the kids

By Katlego Sekhu Last week, on The Morning show, we spoke about Christmas trees, and as it turned out, many people did not have them growing up. But what most South Africans looked forward to was Christmas clothes – assuming that tradition still goes on. This morning, Thomas and Skhumba ask Kaya 959 listeners if they have bought new clothes for Christmas. Thomas remembers his grandmother taking him shopping around […]


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Thomas and Skhumba: Do you remember your last day of matric exams?

By Katlego Sekhu Over the past couple of weeks, we have kept you updated on what exam the class of 2021 was writing and yesterday was technically the last day if you do not count today’s CAT & IT rewrite. "Do you remember your last day of Matric Exams? What did it look like? What did you do with your uniform?" Skhumba asked Kaya 959 listeners in the third hour […]


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Thomas and Skhumba: How many COVID-19 tests have you done?

By Katlego Sekhu The family of IFP Founding President Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi has revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time – he is self-isolating at home. “We are pleased to say that, as with his first bout in August last year, he remains relatively asymptomatic & is in good spirits,” his family said. Yesterday we spoke about this flu that everybody has been contracting, and […]




Thomas and Skhumba: What is your mindset regarding the flu?

By Katlego Sekhu This past Friday, Thomas called TT Mbha live on the show because he believes he gave him the flu. Many people have been complaining about this weird flu in recent days on social media. “What is your mindset these days when you have flu? Do you assume it’s COVID-19 and take the necessary precautions, or does your life continue as normal as long as you don’t have […]


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Thomas and Skhumba: Mistakes happen; get over it

By Katlego Sekhu This week, the price of petrol increased by 81cents per litre, taking the price of a litre of 95-octane petrol in the Gauteng province to R20.35 supposedly. However, according to the department of mineral resources and energy, the price increase that was going around was a mistake – the price increase was, in fact, 6 cents less, at 75 cents per litre. The department made a big […]


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Thomas and Skhumba: Christmas trees in South African households

By Katlego Sekhu We all have fond memories of Christmas, new clothes, Choice Assorted biscuits, Christmas trees, and gifts. “I remember growing up, the Christmas tree would go up by November, and you start seeing gifts going underneath, and you start checking for your name,” shared Thomas. “What’s your family tree tradition when it comes to the Christmas tree,” asked Thomas in the third hour of the morning show with […]


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Thomas and Skhumba: Best and worst experiences at work year-end functions

By Katlego Sekhu We’re officially in December and hoping this year will be different as Covid-19 spoiled all our plans last year. December is when most people are celebratory; some people are already on holiday, and others are looking forward to Christmas and New Year’s Eve. The icing on the cake for employees is the year-end function. “What has been your best or worst experience at work year-end functions?” Ask […]



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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]