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Kaya 959 shoots the lights out with the number of nominees for the Liberty Radio Awards

Once again Kaya 959 shines with the extraordinary number of nominees for the Liberty radio awards announced on the 20th March 2019. We are also proud to be nominated for the Station of The Year award, and having inductees into the Hall of Fame and Bright Stars for 2019.

We are proud of the accolades the radio station has been able to achieve in its 21 years of existence including have won the Station of the Year Award twice previously, but never more proud of its people and the amazing teams we’ve built! The people really do make the business what it is, says Head of Marketing Brenda Modibane.

The Liberty radio awards judging process was as rigorous and as throurogh, as ever as assured by Mazars, a Chartered Accounting firm who verified the results.

“With over 1,900 entries to evaluate, the adjudication panel had their work cut out for them,” says Lance Rothschild, CEO of the Liberty Radio Awards. “I’m confident that the adjudication process will ensure that we recognise and honour the best radio work in South Africa over the past year.”

Our MD, Greg Maloka has been inducted to the Hall of Fame. Hall of Fame Inductees are individuals who have served the radio industry well for at least 15 years either on air, in management, and “provide inspiration and mentorship through their radio career”.

We have also been nominated for the Station of The Year award, the criteria for the award includes on-air success, innovation, audience growth, community outreach, X-factor as well as the station’s “good citizenship” role within the industry.

Dj Keyez has been recognized as a Bright Star Inductee. This award recognises his strong radio potential, an understanding and love for radio and exhibiting qualities that shows he has a role to play in the industry’s future.

Kaya 959 has scooped a total of 18 nominees for this year awards! Please help us congratulate all our nominees and their teams for their hard work:

Hall of Fame Inductee

Greg Maloka

Bright Star Inductee

Dj Keyez

Afternoon Drive Presenter   

Kgomotso Matsunyane

Best Afternoon Drive Show                        

Uncaptured with Kgomotso Matsunyane and Ndumiso Ngcobo

Kaya Bizz with Gugulethu Mfuphi

Best Breakfast Show Presenter                    

David O’Sullivan

Skhumba Hlophe

Best Breakfast Show                                     

Breakfast with David

Best Business and Finance Show                  

Kaya Bizz with Gugulethu Mfuphi

Best Field News Reporter                             

Nompumelelo Ngubeni

Best Music Show                                             

Touch of Soul with TBose

Best News and Actuality Show                  

Breakfast with David

Today with John Perlman

The Law Report with Michael Motsoeneng Bill

Best Sports Presenter                                   

Mosibodi Whitehead

Sandile van Heerden

Best Sports Show                                          

The Drive Thru with Mosibodi Whitehead and Sandile van Heerden

Station Imaging Award                                     

Kaya 959 95.9

Weekend Radio Award 

The World Show with Nicky

Elite Nites with Kgomotso Meso

A big well done to all the nominees and all the best for awards night!



For more information visit or connect with us on FacebookTwitter or Instagram. To set up interviews, please contact Amu Mathebula on [email protected] or 0116349500.

NOTES TO EDITORS: About Kaya 959 95.9

Kaya 959 95.9 reflects the lives of the predominantly black, urban listener between the ages 25 – 49 living in Gauteng. The station broadcasts both music and talk. Kaya 959 95.9 broadcasts in English on the FM frequency signal 95 (Dot) 9, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The current listenership stands at 577 000 per average day and 762 000 per average 7 days. The music format offers a diverse and soulful mix of adult contemporary music to smoother sounds like R&B, World Music and Soul and Jazz. The station was named station of the year 2017 at the Liberty Radio Awards.

The Awards Gala Dinner will take place on the 13th of April at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Written by: Zuko


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  • section 14 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, provides that everyone has the right to privacy;
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  • 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]