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uMkhonto we Sizwe


MK Party calls for immediate resignation of IEC Commissioner Janet Love

By: Natasha Archary Image: Pontsho Motsepe The uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) Party is calling for the immediate resignation of IEC Commissioner Janet Love. MK Party is of the opinion that the Commissioner is biased and do not believe Janet Love can be trusted to oversee nor be involved in the elections. This after Love announced the decision by the IEC to disqualify former President and leader of the MK Party, Jacob […]


Judgement on Jacob Zuma


Electoral Commission approaches ConCourt for urgent appeal regarding Zuma

By: Natasha Archary Image | @DZumaSambudla The Electoral Commission has appraoched the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) for clarity on Section 47(1)(e) of the Constitution. This is in relation to the Electoral Court ruling which ruled former President Jacob Zuma could not run in the upcoming National and Provincial elections in May. However, Zuma and his newly formed uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) Party filed an appeal against the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) decision […]


final candidates lists


IEC publishes final candidate lists for 2024 National and Provincial Elections

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Jacob Zuma tops the IEC's final candidate lists for the 2024 National and Provincial Elections. This after Zuma and his newly formed uMkhonto weSizwe (MK Party) won their case against the Electoral Court's decision to disallow former President Jacob Zuma to run for office in Parliament. On Thursday, 28 March the IEC confirmed that Zuma will not be on the ballot paper for the […]



MK Party removes youth leader Bonginkosi Khanyile and two others

Zuko Komisa Image | Khanyile_BG /X MK Party removes youth leader Bonginkosi Khanyile and 2 others. Bonginkosi Khanyile, the MK Party's acting youth leader, has been relieved of his duties as the organization's national coordinator for youth. Khanyile who was a member of the EFF, then joined Patriotic Alliance and later MK, will remain a normal member of the organization.Additionally, the party ousted Philani Gazuzu Nduli from her role as […]


Point Of View

The MK party and Zuma win their case against IEC disqualification at the Electoral Court

Zuko Komisa Image | @Emacous_Photography_ZA /X The MK party and Zuma win their case against IEC disqualification at the Electoral Court. uMkhonto Wesizwe (MK) has maintained its winning run in the legal system and is determined to keep former president Jacob Zuma on its parliamentary lists. Zuma's inclusion on the party's candidate list sparked concerns since it seemed that he violated the clause in the Constitution that prohibits candidates from […]


Point Of View

Legal expert unpacks Zuma and MK Party case against the IEC

Zuko Komisa The uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) party filed an appeal in the Johannesburg electoral court on Monday challenging the IEC's ruling to disqualify Zuma as one of its candidates for parliament following the May 29 national and provincial elections in 2024. Dali Mpofu, the former president Jacob Zuma's attorney, has criticized the IEC, claiming that it lacks the authority to decide who is eligible to serve in the National Assembly […]


GOOD recipe for a better South Africa


Patricia de Lille unpacks the “GOOD” recipe for a better South Africa

By: Natasha Archary Patricia de Lille joins Phemelo Motene on Point of View to unpack the GOOD Party's recipe for a better South Africa. On her list of ingredients, de Lille identified the urgent need to give people living below the poverty line back their dignity with a R999 Basic Income Grant (BIG). De Lille also outlined her party's stance on the Israel and Palestine situation in GOOD's manifesto, reiterating […]


Steenhuisen retains DA leadership


DA to launch rescue SA tour

By: Natasha Archary Image: John Steenhuisen on X Democratic Alliance (DA) leader John Steenhuisen will launch a rescue South Africa tour on Wednesday, 10 April. Steenhuisen will start the tour with a roadshow that will showcase what the DA intends to offer South Africans should the party gain power at the upcoming elections. "Steenhuisen will bring the Rescue SA Tour to all 8 of South Africa's metropolitan municipalities, traversing the […]


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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. 

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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. 

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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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