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MultiChoice continues to lose subscribers

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MultiChoice reports R911 million loss

By: Natasha Archary Image | Multichoice MultiChoice Group has reported a R911 million loss over the last 6-months of 2023, which is a massive decline from the R55 million profit over the same period last year. Calvo Mawelo, MultiChoice Group CEO joins Kaya Biz to share what an uphill battle the entertainment business has to turn things around. "The way we would like to describe the report is that we […]


DStv to review price increases

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Restaurant industry calls for DStv to review price increases ahead of Rugby World Cup

By: Natasha Archary Image: Thomas Serer Unsplash The restaurant industry is calling on DStv to review the price increase of its packages ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2023. Wendy Alberts, Restaurant Association of South Africa (RASA) CEO, says the 50% price hikes will make it unaffordable for the hospitality industry to screen major sporting events to their patrons. With the Rugby World Cup 2023 kicking off this weekend from […]


MultiChoice continues to lose subscribers

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Interim results show Multichoice is bleeding premium subscribers

By Zuko Komisa Multichoice is bleeding premium subscribers A slower fall in Compact Plus subscribers has affected the company's overall "premium" segment, despite DStv Premium adding a few subscribers in South Africa during the past year. According to MultiChoice, the broadcaster's parent business, the most recent interim results for the first half of the broadcaster's 2023 fiscal year (1H FY23) were released on Thursday, November 10, 2022. The results revealed […]


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DStv Fibre In The Spotlight

Whether it's mining crypto, gaming, or staying connected to loved ones, DStv knows that people are looking for a simple, intuitive internet experience that can keep up with their demands. That is why DStv is taking its business offering to the next level. We’re putting this DStv offering In the Spotlight on The Best T in the City. Tune in, this Monday to Friday, to learn how the DStv Internet […]



Dudu Busani-Dube on writing the final Hlomu: The Series book: My Top 10 at 10 with T Bose

By Katlego Sekhu Joining My Top 10 at 10 with Tbose is renowned author Dudu Busani-Dube, famous for writing Hlomu: The Series books. Speaking about her career Dudu says she left journalism to focus on writing books. "I eventually left journalism and decided to focus on just the writing."Where I was working the paper closed down. It was something I had been planning and thinking about for a long time. […]


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DStv removes Russia Today channel

Kaya News Reporter   Multichoice has confirmed that Russia Today will no longer be available on the DStv platform. The news channel 407, has since been removed until further notice. In a brief statement, Multichoice said the reason for the removal of the channel was due to sanctions imposed on Russia by the European Union. This meant the global distributor of the channel ceased to provide the broadcast feed to […]


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Outrage grows over DStv’s streaming policy limits

Kaya News Reporter   DStv's streaming policy limits sparks outrage from customers after the platform announced it will be clamping down on password sharing. From 22 March, customers will be limited to one streaming device at a time. Content will still be downloadable on a second device. The change will affect subscriptions across Africa, and will mean multiple streaming of live shows and sports will be impacted. Currently DStv allows […]



Chippa United suspends head coach Gavin Hunt

Kaya 959 Reporter DStv Premiership side Chippa United have confirmed the decision to suspend head coach Gavin Hunt.  The club has also announced that he will be replaced by former player Kurt Lentjies, who will be taking over as caretaker coach. Lentjies, who has been with Chippa United for years, has retired from professional football hence he’s able to assume the role of ‘head coach’. Hunt had a disappointing run […]


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Surviving R. Kelly and more come to Crime+Investigation Channel 170

JOHANNESBURG (January 15, 2019) – Crime+Investigation Channel 170 debuts two explosive shows this February – the six-part series “Surviving R. Kelly,” and the crime documentary chronicling the saga of Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein in The Harvey Weinstein Scandal.   Surviving R. Kelly premieres with a double bill on Wednesday 6 February at 20:00 and at 20:50. and delves behind one of the biggest scandals in music to date - […]



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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]