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55% of hijackings occur in Gauteng

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55% of hijackings occur in Gauteng

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Around 55% of all nationwide hijackings occur in Gauteng, owing to higher vehicle volumes in the province. Gauteng is also still the province that experiences the highest volume of vehicle crime at 61% of total vehicle crime incidents, followed by KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) at 14% and the Western Cape at 09%. The Tracker Vehicle Crime Index aggregates information from Tracker's more than 1.1 million subscriptions, […]


heatwave grips Gauteng


Temperatures set to soar as heatwave grips Gauteng

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock 🌦️⛈️Weather outlook for Thursday, 23 November 2023.Partly cloudy and hot, but very hot in places in the east as well as over the south western areas where it will be extremely hot over the northern areas of the Northern Cape, with isolated thunderstorms over the central parts. pic.twitter.com/mrb0voY8TI — SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) November 20, 2023 🌦️⛈️Weather outlook for Thursday, 23 November 2023.Partly cloudy […]


thunderstorms and more hail


Warnings of severe thunderstorms and more hail for Gauteng

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe stock The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a Yellow Level 2 warning for severe thunderstorms and more hail across Gauteng on Thursday, 16 November. SAWS says the warning is extended to the North West, north-eastern parts of the Northern Cape, the Free State and parts of KwaZulu-Natal. More hail is expected and the prediction is that there will be further damage to vehicles […]


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40 000 Gauteng youth to receive free learner’s license test

Zuko Komisa Image: File 40 000 Gauteng youth to receive free learner’s license test. The Gauteng Provincial Government's "Wrong Side of the Road" initiative, which aims to give underprivileged kids the chance to obtain free learner's licenses, is anticipated to help at least 40,000 young people in the province. According to the provincial government, the program is part of its efforts to “bridge the unemployment gap and foster responsible attitudes […]



SA weather warns of the first heatwave in Gauteng

Zuko Komisa Photo by Galvão Menacho: SA weather warns of the first heatwave in Gauteng. A weather warning has been issued by the Gauteng Weather Service for the first heatwave of the 2023/2023 season possible in Gauteng beginning Wednesday. People who are exposed to heat waves may experience shock, dehydration, and severe heat diseases it can also possibly exacerbate existing respiratory and cardiovascular conditions. Also Read: Idols SA star Karabo […]



Point Of View

Crime in Gauteng has increased by 4% between April to June 2023

Zuko Komisa Image: SAPS Twitter Crime in Gauteng has increased by 4% between April to 30 June 2023. Provincial Police Commissioner Elias Mawela presented Gauteng’s crime stats for the first quarter dated 1 April to 30 June 2023 on Tuesday. According to Mawela, the province's share of overall crime statistics for the first quarter of 2023/2024 was 27.9% with 4 022 more crimes were reported during the same period in Gauteng […]


Crime Prevention Wardens


DA: “Gauteng wastes R4.3 million on jumpsuits for Safety Wardens”

By: Natasha Archary Image: Gauteng Provincial Government Twitter DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Finance, Adriana Randall, has criticized the provincial government for wasting R4.3 million on jumpsuits for 3 000 Community Safety Wardens, while critical service delivery in the province suffers. Randall says millions of Rands of taxpayers' money, which could have been used to improve service delivery in the province was instead spent on jumpsuits at almost R1 000 […]



Gauteng’s #PotholeFixGP App now allows users to report faulty traffic lights

Zuko Komisa Image | @David18440434 /Twitter Gauteng's #PotholeFixGP App now allows users to report faulty traffic lights. Users can now report broken traffic signals using a new function on the #PotholeFixGP App from the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport. Additionally, users of the application are able to report potholes on Gauteng roadways. Since its debut in 2022, at least 7418 potholes have been documented. Also Read: “enGAYged!!”- Sade Giliberti […]


lion on the loose


Another one? Lion on the loose on Hennops trail Gauteng

By: Natasha Archary Another lion is on the loose, this time near the Hennops trail, along the R511 near Gauteng. This according to the Arthur Crewe Strategic Response Rescue Unit who confirmed on Thursday, 09 March that teams are searching for the lion. "The lion was spotted around 02h00 on Wednesday morning by a security response officer on the R511, close to the Hennops trail in Gauteng. We had a […]


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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 www.kaya959.co.za 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]