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Tips to help support your matriculant during the final exams

By: Natasha Archary Image: Ketut Subiyanto Pexels It's the final stretch of your matriculant's schooling career, and this time of year is full of high tension, stress and anxiety as your child takes on this milestone. This time of year is not only stressful for matriculants but can be an equally dreadful time for parents, siblings and other family members too. Creating a stress-free environment for your matriculant involves providing […]



The Motsepe Foundation donates R30m to 26 university SRCs

By Zuko Komisa The Motsepe Foundation donates R30 Million to 26 University SRCs towards student registration, fees and historical debt. The Motsepe Foundation donated R30 million to 26 university student representative councils (SRCs) to help with registration costs, fees, and outstanding debt. The Motsepe Foundation, whose CEO and co-founder is Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe, stated it is contributing R30 million to SRCs for use in aiding students with expenses. The Motsepe […]



Yvonne Chaka Chaka received her third doctoral degree

By Zuko Komisa Yvonne Chaka Chaka received her third doctoral degree. Last week, Tshwane University of Technology awarded Yvonne Chaka Chaka her third honorary doctorate. Yvonne Chaka Chaka says stepping across the stage to accept her third honorary doctorate from the Tshwane University of Technology earlier this week brought back memories and reminded her that one was never too old to learn. Her other two degrees were awarded by Rhodes […]



Newly built R140m school unveiled at Rustenburg mining community

By Zuko Komisa In the mining town of Rustenburg, North West, the Ministers of Basic Education and Minerals and Energy officially revealed the newly constructed Waterkloof Hills Combined School, which is of international renown. Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) and the North West Department of Education (NWDoE) entered into an agreement in 2019, on an equal financial contribution basis, to construct a much-needed primary and secondary school to the tune of […]



Ludacris presented with an Honorary Bachelor’s Degree from Georgia State University

Kaya 959 Reporter Christopher Brian Bridges, better known in hip hop and movie circles as Ludacris has been presented with an honorary bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University, On Wednesday, the 'Fast & Furious' actor spoke to over 800 master's degree grads to kick off the school's Commencement Week. Ludacris, who was a student at the elite college before leaving to pursue his music career, used the chance to tell […]


Mid-year exams


Mid-year exams for matrics scrapped

Kaya 959 News  The Department of Basic Education has cancelled the mid-year examinations for Grade 12 learners to allow them time to cover the curriculum. Minister Angie Motshekga made the announcement during a presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education about the impact of COVID-19 on education. “We want to make up for the loss of time and for them to cover the curriculum. They did not go on […]


Back to school


Daily attendance for primary schools in July

New directives gazetted by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, under the Disaster Management Act state that primary school learners will resume daily attendance in July. The minister has also suspended all contact sports after a few schools reported outbreaks of COVID-19 recently. Also read: Panic as two schools in Gauteng close Revised regulations that were gazetted on Friday means a push for normality despite the country's impending third-wave warnings. [MEDIA […]


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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]