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Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is eligible for parole.

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Oscar Pistorius to learn parole fate

By: Natasha Archary Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius / Twitter Oscar Pistorius will learn about his parole fate on Friday, 24 November after the Constitutional Court ruled that the paralympian was eligible for parole in March 2023. The convicted murderer who was initially sentenced to 6 years in 2014 for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, had his sentence increased to 13 years and 5 months in 2017. In October, Pistorius who […]

today24/11/2023

justice mandisa

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Mandisa Maya begins her first day as SA’s first-ever female Deputy Chief Justice

By Zuko Komisa Today is officially Mandisa Maya's first day in her new role. She is the country's first female deputy chief justice since apartheid was abolished in 1994 when the country became a constitutional democracy. Maya started working as an attorney's clerk in a Mthatha-based law practice. She later advanced to the positions of a court interpreter and town prosecutor for the Magistrates' Court. Before starting her pupillage at the Johannesburg […]

today01/09/2022

judge rogers

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Ramaphosa appoints Judge Rogers as Constitutional Court judge

By: Natasha Archary President Cyril Ramaphosa has, appointed Judge Owen Lloyd Rogers as a Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. The appointment was made in terms of section 174(4) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. In a statement, the Presidency describes Judge Rogers as a highly experienced Judge. Judge Rogers has served as a Judge of the Western Cape Division of the High Court. He […]

today09/06/2022

Constitutional Court

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Man arrested for alleged vandalising attempt at Constitutional Court

Kaya News Reporter A 36-year old man has been arrested for allegedly smashing windows at the Constitutional Court. The suspect was found using a hammer to smash windows and doors at the court on Wednesday. This comes after the controversy around the Parliament fire and the release of the Zondo Commission's State Capture report. At first glance it looks like bullet holes through a number of windows at the ConCourt. […]

today05/01/2022

Bathabile Dlamini's perjury trial set to begin in Johannesburg

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Bathabile Dlamini’s perjury trial set to begin in Johannesburg

By Kaya 959 Reporter Former Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini is expected to stand trial for perjury in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday. Dlamini was charged in 2018 after the Constitutional Court found that she failed in her duties as a minister. The court said Dlamini failed to disclose information during an inquiry. She was accused of doing this for fear of being held liable for the 2017 social […]

today24/11/2021

Shembe Church

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Over 6000 members of the Shembe Church brought the Durban CBD to a standstill

By Kaya 959 Reporter The Shembe Church leadership battle took a different turn on Tuesday the 28th of September, as thousands of members of the Nazareth Baptist Church embarked on a peaceful march in the Durban CBD. About 6000 members of the Nazareth Baptist Church better known as Shembe had a peaceful march across the Durban CBD today. pic.twitter.com/vU4S1mcH2d — Mzilikazi wa Afrika (@IamMzilikazi) September 28, 2021 The members belonged […]

today29/09/2021

Jacob Zuma

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Justice Minister slams distribution of ‘stolen’ Zuma prison pics

By Kaya 959 News A criminal case has been opened after pictures of Jacob Zuma inside the Estcourt Correctional Centre were leaked online. Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says an SD card containing the images was stolen. "[The] images were stolen from a camera of the official who had been assigned to take photos for institutional filing purposes," Lamola said in a statement. The minister says "the matter is highly sensitive and […]

today08/07/2021

Jacob Zuma

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Delay in Zuma judgment makes him vulnerable to arrest

By Kaya 959 News The Pietermaritzburg High Court’s decision to withhold judgment in Jacob Zuma's appeal leaves him vulnerable to arrest. The former South African president appeared before Judge Jerome Mngumi in a virtual sitting on Tuesday. He was appealing a ruling by the Constitutional Court which found him in contempt of court for failing to appear before the State Capture. The ConCourt sentenced Zuma to 15 months imprisonment on […]

today07/07/2021

Jacob Zuma

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MKMVA members set to hold prayer meeting for Jacob Zuma

By Kaya 959 News The Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans’ Association (MKMVA) plans to hold a prayer service for Jacob Zuma on Thursday afternoon. A small group of MKMVA members will gather at the Durban City Hall to show their support. Members will also gather in Nkandla. A 'Hands Off Zuma' motorcade has also been planned for Thursday. READ: 'Judicially emotional and angry' - Jacob Zuma foundation on ConCourt judgment https://twitter.com/niehaus_carl/status/1410414016648945665 […]

today01/07/2021

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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.

RECOGNISING THAT—

  • section 14 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, provides that everyone has the right to privacy;
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  • the State must respect, protect, promote and fulfil the rights in the Bill of Rights;

AND BEARING IN MIND THAT—

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AND IN ORDER TO—

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