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Over 300 000 arrests


Over 300 000 arrests made due to Operation Shanela

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock More than 300 000 arrests have been made since the launch of Operation Shanela in May 2023. Additionally, the South African Police Service (SAPS) intensified its Safer Festive Season operation conducting 61 051 patrols. Multidisciplinary and Integrated operations were responsible for more than 3 300 roadblocks and Vehicle Check Points (VCP) being conducted. Police focused on tracing wanted suspects, detecting illegal and unwanted firearms, […]


700 deaths


Over 700 deaths have been recorded on the country’s roads over the festive season

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Over 700 deaths have been recorded on the country's roads over the festive season, with Gauteng accounting for the highest number of fatalities. Minister of Transport Sindisiwe Chikunga said pedestrian fatalities have reached a critical level, making up 41% of deaths on SA roads. The Minister shared the statistics, noting a decrease of 0.8% in crashes compared to the same period last year leading […]


Christmas watchlist


Christmas watchlist that transcends age

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Christmas has come to hold different meanings for South Africans who celebrate the day with their own traditions and must-haves. Typically this time of the year is when most "Christmas-sy" movies come out or trend on streaming sites. Which makes sense because more people are on leave and get to spend time bingewatching movies that have some of the Christmas magic. Classic Christmas movies […]


you've been scammed

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What to do if you’ve been scammed

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Scams are becoming more sophisticated, to target a diverse group of people, many of whom fall victim to their traps. From being contacted about an unclaimed inheritance to winning millions by clicking a link, scammers are out to get us, and it's important to have your guard up and know what to do if you've been scammed. If you've been victim to a scam […]


pet for Christmas


4 things to consider before getting the kids a pet for Christmas

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock There are so many milestones in childhood that stump parents. Whether or not it’s time to get a family pet is one of them. Before you give in to the sad eyes and moping faces, getting a family pet for the kids this Christmas is not a decision to be made lightly.   Choosing a pet that’s a fit for your family Cuteness aside, […]


trolley wars

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Trolley wars! Do you bother to put your trolley back after shopping?

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock It's that time of the year where there's queues everywhere you go, and people are always in a rush and frustrated because of the frenzied last minute shopping that needs to be done. This is when human behaviour becomes a prominent point of observation when you're out and about, and if you're anything like Thomas, even the smallest things will set you off. Trolley […]



Festive season: How to manage your mental health during the holidays

By Zuko Komisa Festive season: How to manage your mental health during the holidays. It's a season to celebrate and reflect on the year it was. Many people will be setting expectations for an extra special Christmas and planning time to connect with family and friends in celebration. While many individuals will be taking some downtime, many are unaware that this time of year may also put a sharp focus […]


drunk driving


Thousands arrested for speeding, drunk driving and other traffic offenses

By: Natasha Archary Thousands of motorists have been arrested since the start of December for speeding, drunk driving and other traffic offenses. The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) said 2241 motorists were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, speeding, driving without a license and permit violations. This comes after a labour law expert shared that South African drivers could be fired for drunk driving depending on the industry […]


drinking and driving


Drinking and driving could cost your job

By: Natasha Archary Motorists have been urged to obey the rules of the roads this festive season and not drive under the influence of alcohol. Failure to do so may cost drivers their jobs, depending on the industry they're in. This comes as the festive season has already kicked off and a number of road fatalities have been noted over the long weekend that passed. According to a labour law […]



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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]