Fikile Mbalula

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Fikile Mbalula encourages Taxi operators to register and collect their relief fund

By Wanique Block Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula continues to encourage Taxi operators to register and apply for the Taxi Relied Fund. Although the Taxi Relief Fund was initially met with hesitancy, Fikile Mbalula notes that the Taxi Relief Fund continues to receive applications from Taxi operators. The Taxi Relief Fund has been put into place to assist Taxi operators and organisations who were heavily affected and impacted by the […]


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100 electric trains launched in SA, during Stage 6 loadshedding

By: Natasha Archary Transport Minister Fikile "Fix" Mbalula has unveiled 100 electric trains while the country is dealing with Stage 6 loadshedding. While the Minister thought the news would be lauded by appreciate South Africans, to disgruntled citizens who are facing rolling blackouts, the announcement was met with ridicule. In a similar response to that of the R22 million flag that the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture were set […]


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Former PRASA employee gets 12 years imprisonment for cable theft

By: Natasha Archary Former PRASA employee, Sphiwe Mngadi has been sentenced to 12-years imprisonment for cable theft amounting to an estimated R1-million. The decision has been welcomed by both PRASA as well as Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula. Mngadi was convicted on Tuesday, 31 May, for tampering with and destroying essential infrastructure in 2018. Two PRASA security guards caught Mngadi and an accomplice removing copper cables in a marked PRASA […]


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Fikile Mbalula says bullet trains are planned for country’s long distance routes

By: Natasha Archary Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says bullet trains are planned for the country's long-distance routes. The National Rail Policy White Paper has been gazetted by the minister, which details plans to rehabilitate SA's struggling railway network. With plans to have railway systems forming the foundation of the country's public transport, Mbalula said there are plans to introduce bullet trains. Speaking to media, Mbalulua detailed that the Chinese funded […]


Renewal Deadline


Mbalula extends drivers licence renewal deadline by two weeks

By: Natasha Archary Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has given motorists an extended renewal deadline of two weeks to renew their drivers' licences. Updating South Africans on the departments plans for the deadline of the Extension of Licence Validity, Mbalula said the decision was reached after consulting with MECS and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA). Mbalula who is celebrating his birthday today, 1 April, said motorists who are not […]


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Mbalula to update motorists on licence renewal extension on Friday

By: Natasha Archary Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula will on Friday provide motorists with an update with regards to driver's licence renewal extension. With the deadline for licences renewals since the Covid-19 backlog ending on Thursday, 31 March, more than 1 million drivers will have expired licence cards. Mbalula gave motorists a grace period during the lockdown, and any licences that were to expire between March 2020 and August 2021 will […]


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Fikile Mbalula releases festive season stats

Kaya News Reporter   Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula released the 2021/22 Festive Season fatalities statistics on Tuesday, 18 January.  The minister began his address by extending his condolences to the families who lost loved ones during the 42-days of the festive season's Arrive Alive campaign.  Addressing the media via livestream from the Grasmere Toll Plaza, Mbalula said the high number of fatalities over the holidays were a result of a […]


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Taxi Relief Fund: Mbalula sets aside R1,1 billion for taxi operators

Kaya 959 Reporter Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has officially opened the application process for the R 1.1 billion fund on Tuesday (11th January). Qualifying minibus taxi drivers, taxi drivers and e-hailing drivers will all receive funding from the government. Also Read: WATCH: Several taxis have been set alight in Korsten, Gqeberha Qualifying operators will receive a once-off payment of R5,000. Mbalula said he hopes all funds will be paid out […]


Festive season road safety: Officials to focus o10 most dangerous roads


Festive season road safety: Officials to focus on hotspot areas 

By Kaya 959 Reporter Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula officially launched the Festive Season Road Safety Campaign on Monday.  Speaking at the launch in Mangaung, Mbalula says the government’s programme aimed at prioritising and promoting safer road usage during the high peak season on South African roads. "Statistics from the previous festive season campaigns show that pedestrians are the most vulnerable road user group in South Africa.  41% of fatalities on […]



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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.  

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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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  1. Collection of anonymous data

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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. 

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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

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]