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Emo Adams


Emo Adams puts to rest fake news about his passing

By: Natasha Archary Image: Emo Adams on Instagram Emo Adams has put to rest fake news about his passing which surfaced on social media over the weekend. The Afrikaans entertainer said the rumours that he died was circulating from various fake accounts made in his wife's name. Emo said that he was made aware of the death hoax by family and friends but only took them seriously after his frantic […]


Vivian Reddy is not dead


“Fake news!” Vivian Reddy is not dead, and says he is not biggest funder of MK Party

By: Natasha Archary Image: Vivian Reddy on Instagram Vivian Reddy is alive and kicking and says he is disappointed with the number of news stories that have circulated about him in the past week. The first news that the billionaire businessman had passed away was spread on YouTube, with a message coming from a TikTok account using his wife, Sorisha Naidoo's name. The high-profile couple dispelled the false narrative of […]


husband defrauded her


Faith Nketsi slams “fake news” that estranged husband defrauded her

By: Natasha Archary Image: Faith Nketsi Instagram Reality TV star Faith Nketsi has slammed the fake news circulating that her estranged husband, Nzuzo Njilo defrauded her. This after a media publication claimed Faith was blindsided by her alleged fraudster husband right after their marriage. Faith and Nzuzo who have gone their separate ways after a year of marriage, have been the talk of the town after the media personality confirmed […]


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Hulisani Ravele laughs off “fake” news of her traditional wedding this past weekend

By: Natasha Archary Image: Hulisani Ravele Instagram South African radio and television personality Hulisani Ravele has laughed off the "fake" news of her traditional wedding that reportedly took place this past weekend. The former YOTV presenter said she was shocked to see news of her "secret" nuptials online after it was brought to her attention by family and friends. Ravele maintains that she is "not even close to a relationship […]


rubbishes wedding rumours


Edwin Sodi rubbishes wedding rumours! “This wedding story is fake!”

By: Natasha Archary Businessman, Edwin Sodi rubbishes wedding rumours circulating suggesting he's tying the knot at the end of the month. Sodi who made headlines earlier this year for the assault of his estranged wife and her male friend, called the rumours, fake news. This after a wedding invitation was shared, with details of Sodi's pending nuptials to his girlfriend Karen Zulu. Over the weekend, City Press reported that Sodi […]


caught with their pants down


Caught with their pants down, SAPS says image is fake

By: Natasha Archary The South African Police Services(SAPS) says an image circulating of policemen caught with their pants down is fake and misleading. Saying the picture was taken out of context, SAPS claims the scene is taken from a local television drama. "The following message is fake and misleading. This was a scene depicted from a television drama series." The image with the officers being robbed and in the compromising […]


selling their toes


No! Zimbabweans are not selling their toes to beat poverty

By: Natasha Archary Contrary to online reports in Nigeria, Zimbabweans are not cutting off and selling their toes! What started as an online joke about the high cost of living in Zimbabwe has turned into a viral fake news story. The story claims that citizens of Zimbabwe are desperately trying to keep hunger and poverty at bay and have resorted to selling their toes. However, the claims are false and […]


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Officials blame ‘fake news’ for vaccine hesitancy among healthcare workers

By Kaya 959 Reporter The Gauteng Department of Health blames fake news for the high number of healthcare workers refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The department says false propaganda on social media has affected the vaccination rate.  The Gauteng Legislature’s health committee discussed the issue recently. The department revealed that 31 521 or 36% of the province's healthcare workers have not been vaccinated. Meanwhile, 55 109 healthcare workers are […]


No vaccine no grants


‘No vaccine, no grant’ SASSA clarifies misinformation

By: Kaya News Reporter  SASSA has dismissed reports that they have implemented a 'no vaccine, no R350 grant' policy which has been circulating as fake news. The South African Social Security Agency slammed the inaccurate propaganda which has caused alarm across the country. Taking to social media the agency wrote, "The below information is false and does not come from SASSA. Covid-19 vaccination is not part of the special relief […]



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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

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. 

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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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  1. Collection of anonymous data

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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. 

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  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

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  1. Queries

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