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Two laboratory-confirmed cases of cholera detected in Limpopo

Zuko Komisa Image | Adobe Stock The province of Limpopo's health department announced on Monday that two cases of cholera had been identified. The Department of Health claims that Zimbabwe is the source of both cases. Residents have been warned to exercise caution and practice good personal hygiene. Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to the Department of Health's Foster Mohale who gives further details of the cases. Listen […]



Cholera death toll has risen to 43 in South Africa

Zuko Komisa Cholera death toll has risen to 43 in South Africa. The Department of Health announced on Sunday that 43 people have already died as a result of the cholera outbreak. The department reports that 197 of the 1 045 suspected cases of cholera in South Africa's 15 out of 52 districts and five provinces were confirmed in labs. With 176 cases recorded in three districts, Gauteng continues to […]


cholera spreads to Limpopo


Cholera spreads to Limpopo with first case confirmed

By: Natasha Archary Image: Karolina Grabows Pexels The Limpopo Department of Health has confirmed the province's first case of cholera. Health MEC Dr. Phophi Ramathuba says a 26-year old Zimbabwean national was admitted to the Musina Hospital on Friday, 26 May. Ramathuba says that the case is not out of the ordinary as there has been an outbreak in the neighbouring Beitbridge district of Zimbabwe. According to the MEC, the […]


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Ramaphosa: Investigation underway to track source of cholera outbreak

By: Natasha Archary Image: Omer Faruq Khan Pexels President Cyril Ramaphosa assures South Africans that ending cholera and ensuring the country's water is safe for all is a priority. In his weekly newsletter issued on Monday, 29 May, the President said an investigation is underway into the source of the outbreak. The President says technical teams from the City of Tshwane, the Department of Water and Sanitation, and the provincial […]


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Hammanskraal cholera death toll climbs to 23

By: Natasha Archary Image: Yogendra Singh Pexels The Gauteng Department of Health confirms that 229 patients have been treated at the Jubilee District Hospital after exhibiting signs of cholera. This after a cholera outbreak in Hammanskraal claimed the lives of 23 people. In the past few days, 23 other patients were transferred to hospitals around Tshwane. According to the Department, from Saturday, 27 May, 77 patients were admitted for diarrheal […]


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Church Group to Open a Case for mass murder in Hammanskraal

Pitso Molemane A religious group representing more than a thousand churches in the country started a class-action lawsuit process over the water crisis in Hammanskraal. The Active African Christian United Movement says it wants the court to hold the City of Tshwane accountable for the murder of a large number of people in Hammanskraal. The decision to take action happened after 20 people died after the cholera outbreak. The church […]


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Hammanskraal Resident blames the government for the death of her grandmother

Dohne Damons Kamogelo Stock talks to Phemelo Motene about the death of her granny. Before sharing the horrific details of her granny's experience, she talks about the history of Hammanskraal's water challenges. Stock says that she stopped drinking water in Hammanskraal in 2016. Around 2016 there was a strike regarding the water saga, where we were burning tyres and blocking the roads because we were wanting clean water. We were […]


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Cholera outbreak in Hammanskraal causes 10 deaths

Dohne Damons Gauteng Health confirmed that there is a Cholera outbreak in Hammanskraal in the City of Tshwane. This was after lab tests of 19 people with symptoms that they presented were confirmed as caused by Cholera. Since 15 May Jubilee Hospital recorded 95 people with symptoms of diarrhea, stomach cramps, and nausea. The hospital currently has 37 admitted Cholera cases and reported 10 deaths. The 10 people that died […]



10 cholera cases including one death have been reported since 5 February

Photo by Waldemar on Unsplash 10 cholera cases including one death have been reported since 5 February. The Department of Health has voiced concern over the rise in locally acquired indigenous cholera cases in the wake of the four new cases reported in Gauteng over the past week. None of the new cholera cases reported recent travel (domestic or foreign), and there was no proof of a connection to imported […]



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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;
  • 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

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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.    

  1. Collection of anonymous data

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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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  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

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  1. Queries

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