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Death toll in Eastern Cape

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Death toll in Eastern Cape floods climbs to 8

By: Natasha Archary Image: Arrive Alive on X The death toll in the Eastern Cape floods has risen to 8, after the body of a 20-year old man who was washed away on Sunday, 02 June was recovered. Heavy rains over the weekend has left several parts of the province devastated by flooding and inclement weather conditions. Buffalo City and Nelson Mandela Bay were the worst affected metros and thousands […]

today04/06/2024

George building collapse

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UPDATE: George building collapse, death toll climbs to 7

By: Natasha Archary Image: Western Cape Disaster Management The George Municipality has confirmed the death toll in the tragic apartment building collapse has climbed to 7. Since the 5-storey building collapse in a construction site on Monday, 06 May, 36 people have been retrieved as of Wednesday, 08 May. Of the 36 retrieved, 7 have been declared dead, 16 are in a critical condition, 6 are being treated for life-threatening […]

today08/05/2024

death toll in Margate floods

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Death toll in Margate floods rises to 5

By: Natasha Archary Image: KZN Cogta on X The KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) department has confirmed that the death toll in the Margate floods has risen to 5. Bongi Sithole-Moloi, MEC for KZN Cogta said teams were on-site assessing the damage to affected areas and actively engaging in mop-up operations. This after heavy rains battered the KZN south coast on Sunday, 14 April causing flash floods […]

today16/04/2024

Implats confirms death toll

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Implats confirms death toll climbs to 12

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Impala Platinum (Implats) has confirmed that the death toll in the mining tragedy has risen to 12. This after one of the employees who was hospitalised after the elevator accident at the Rustenburg mine on Monday, 27 November died on Wednesday, 29 November. On Monday, 11 miners died, and 75 others were hospitalised when shaft personnel conveyance was hoisting employees to the surface at […]

today30/11/2023

SAPS police

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Death toll in Limpopo CIT shootout with police climbs to 19

By: Natasha Archary Picture: SAPS The death toll in the Limpopo cash-in-transit (CIT) shootout with police has climbed to 19, from the previously reported 18. Two of the 19 were women, and the South African Police Service (SAPS) confirmed that another body was found at the scene over the weekend. SAPS says five people who were linked to the suspected robbers, were arrested, and they are expected to appear in […]

today05/09/2023

Maui wildfires

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Death toll from Maui wildfires climbs to 55; 1 000 still missing

By: Natasha Archary Image: Pixabay Maui wildfires death toll climbs to 55, with 1 000 more people still missing, in what is being described as one of Hawaii's most devastating natural disasters. The historic town of Lahaina has been completely gutted, with some 1 700 homes burnt to the ground. Maui mayor, Richard Bissen says it would take billions to rebuild the beautiful tourist attraction. Dry conditions and strong winds from […]

today11/08/2023

Uganda shooting massacre

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Death toll in Uganda school shooting massacre climbs to 41

By: Natasha Archary Image: Melissa Askew Unsplash The death toll in a Uganda school shooting massacre has climbed to 41, with government officials expecting more casualties as the wreckage from the blaze is sifted through. On Saturday, 17 June, the Ugandan Police Force confirmed the attack which has since been linked to Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) terrorists, who targeted the Lhubirira Secondary School in Mpondwe, Uganda. Victims were burned alive, […]

today19/06/2023

Dr Joe Phaahla

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Cholera Outbreak: Health Minister says no new deaths in the past 7-days

By: Natasha Archary Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla Health Minister Joe Phaahla says there have been no new deaths relating to cholera in the past 7-days. The only reported deaths come from Gauteng at 23, and one other from the Free State. "As it stands the outbreak of cholera can be defined as being limited to very specific areas in the country. The beginning of the year where it […]

today01/06/2023

DRC foods

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Death toll climbs to 400 in DRC floods

By: Natasha Archary Image: Kamal IG Unsplash As the death toll in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) floods climbs to 400, a national day of mourning was held on Monday, 08 May. This as search operations for hundreds who are still missing continues, after floods ravaged the capital of DRC, Kinshasha in December 2022. On Sunday, 07 May DRC authorities confirmed the death toll had reached the hundreds, with […]

today09/05/2023

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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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AND BEARING IN MIND THAT—

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AND IN ORDER TO—

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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.

 
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