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Do you own one of these 4 high risk cars?

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Two brands of bakkies, and SUVs top the list of 4 high risk cars in South Africa when it comes to hijackings. Duma Ngcobo, COO at Tracker joins Gugulethu Mfuphi on Kaya Biz sharing the latest hijacking trends and most in-demand vehicles currently. "When we talk about vehicle crime, there's a difference between a stolen vehicle and a hijacked vehicle. A stolen vehicle is […]


70% of hijackings


Over 70% of hijackings take place in home driveways

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Over 70% of hijackings in South Africa take place in home driveways. This according to the latest statistics by Crime SA, which reveals an estimated 71% of hijackings happed in residential driveways. Executive Head: Claims and Procurement at MiWay Insurance, Youlon Naidoo said of all the methods criminals use, the most common place they target drivers is still right residential driveways. "You may consider […]


most targeted vehicles in SA


4 most targeted vehicles in South Africa

By: Natasha Archary Image: Alimurat Ural Pexels Two brands of bakkies, and SUVs are among the Top 4 most targeted vehicles in South Africa, with an alarming spike in hijackings marking these models as high-risk. According to Old Mutual Insure, more than 400 high-end vehicles were stolen in 2022, with the majority being Toyota luxury vehicles and the Ford Ranger. One of the major concern for some of these vehicles […]


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Dad killed whilst trying to prevent hijacking at Soweto school

By: Natasha Archary A father was shot and killed whilst trying to prevent a hijacking outside a Soweto school on Tuesday, 11 October. An unknown number of armed men had targeted a female scholar transport driver while she was waiting to pick up the children after school. The Gauteng Department of Education confirmed the hijacking and shooting which took place outside Faranani Primary School in Protea Glen. According to reports, […]


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Hijackers using the ‘tap tap’ trap to target victims

By: Natasha Archary A new warning has been issued to motorists to be mindful when on the roads as hijackers are using the 'tap tap' trap to target their victims. The method is not new but it's made a comeback in recent months, with more motorists falling victim to the ploy. Fidelity Secure Drive, a security company notes there's been an increase in hijackings over the past year. Chief Executive […]




Man hijacked in Lenasia

Kaya News Reporter   A man was hijacked in Lenasia over the weekend by four armed men. The hijacking took place whilst the owner of a 2020 VW Polo was double-parked in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg.  According to reports, the man was waiting for his wife who was busy with her hair and makeup.  The couple were on their way to a wedding.  CCTV footage shows a vehicle pulling up […]


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Police arrest gang wanted for courier van hijackings

By Kaya 959 Reporter Police have arrested seven suspects who are believed to be behind a string of attacks on courier vans. Officers nabbed the suspects during a string operation on the N3. Police recovered a hijacked vehicle during the operation on Monday. A multidisciplinary task team made up of SAPS, specialised units and private security companies carried out the sting. They received information that the suspects were travelling on […]


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Gauteng man arrested for reporting fake hijacking and kidnap

By Kaya 959 Reporter A Gauteng man who faked a hijacking and kidnapping has been charged with perjury. On Saturday, the 23-year-old claimed that he was hijacked while driving with his five-year-old nephew. Colonel Dimakatso Sello says the man alleged they were stopped by four armed men who threatened him. "He said the men then drove off with the boy in the car. Resources were mobilised to track the alleged […]


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Search continues for brothers kidnapped during hijacking in Polokwane

By Kaya 959 Reporter A family in Polokwane is desperately appealing for help following the kidnapping of four brothers. Kidnappers snatched the boys on Wednesday. The boys, Zia, Alaan, Zayyad and Zidan, attend Curro Heuwelkruin in Dalmada. Their parents, Nazim and Shakira Moti, are wealthy business owners in the area. Hijackers intercepted a vehicle the boys were travelling in. The boys were reportedly on their way to their school in […]


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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. 

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. 

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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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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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