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Alex residents urged to reduce water usage as Gwamanda says there is no water crisis

By: Natasha Archary Residents from Alex have been urged to reduce water usage due to the Sandton 1 and 2 meters being under strain. Alex has been identified as the highest water consumer within the Sandton 1 and 2 meters supply zone, and the 2 meters are counted as one of the top 10 highest consuming meters in Johannesburg. Despite Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda saying there is no water crisis, the […]


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“Apartheid did exist” – Mayor Gwamanda on the renaming of William Nicol to Winnie Mandela Drive

Zuko Komisa / Katleho Sekhotho Image | @PublicSafetyMMC /X "Apartheid did exist" - Mayor Gwamanda on the renaming of William Nicol to Winnie Mandela Drive. The renaming of William Nicol Drive to Winnie Mandela Drive, according to the City of Johannesburg, is part of its effort to bury the history of apartheid. This he says is the City of Joburg's attempt at "dismantling the symbols and remnants of oppression and […]


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JHB Councillor and 22 others arrested for hijacking R40 million CBD building

By: Natasha Archary Image: Simon Hurry Unsplash City of Joburg Mayor, Kabelo Gwamanda led a sting operation that saw a JHB Councillor and 22 others arrested for hijacking a R40 million building in the CBD. On Wednesday, 06 September, Gwamanda together with the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD), found that a building which was acquired by the City in 2019 for R40 million, was hijacked by a syndicate illegally. The […]


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Motion of no confidence brought against Johannesburg Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda

Zuko Komisa Image | @Cityofjoburg /Facebook The motion of no confidence brought against Johannesburg Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda. The motion of no confidence in Johannesburg mayor Kabelo Gwamanda will be presented by ActionSA at the upcoming council meeting. Action SA submitted the motion of no confidence in June, claiming that he had not provided sufficient clarification of the specifics of the scam claims made against him, however, Gwamanda has refuted the […]


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ActionSA relaunches bid for motion of no confidence against Gwamanda

By: Natasha Archary Image | @Cityofjoburg /Facebook ActionSA is relaunching its bid to push for a motion of no confidence (MONC) against City of Joburg mayor, Kabelo Gwamanda. The party says there's confirmation of Gwamanda's fraudulent funeral scheme, proving that the mayor was involved in illegal dealings. According to ActionSA, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) confirmed that Gwamanda's funeral scheme, which was first reported on by the Sunday Times, […]


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Gwamanda outlines plan to grow City of Joburg economy

By: Natasha Archary In his first address as newly elected mayor, Kabelo Gwamanda has outlined a plan to grow the City of Joburg economy. The mayor who is tackling a number of inherited issues including a lack of service delivery, poor financial management, unemployment, and a neglected administration, outlined his expectations on Tuesday, 06 June. Gwamanda who was facing scrutiny over his lack of educational qualifications, and fraud accusations, said […]




Gwamanda refuses to answer questions about his educational qualifications

By: Natasha Archary City of Joburg Mayor, Kabelo Gwamanda refuses to answer questions about his educational qualifications. Addressing media in Alexandra at the launch of a clean up campaign, Gwamanda said his academic history is only being questioned as a means to discredit him. Gwamanda, who has been accused of defrauding the public in a funeral investment scheme said the allegations against him are frivolous and he is ready to […]


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Joburg Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda’s educational qualifications questioned

By: Natasha Archary Image | @Cityofjoburg /Facebook City of Joburg Mayor, Kabelo Gwamanda's educational qualifications are being questioned, after it was reported that the newly elected mayor doesn't have a matric certificate. On Sunday, 14 May, Carte Blanche reported that the Al-Jama-ah member's highest qualification is a Grade 10 pass. Not only is Gwamanda being accused of scamming members of the public, but the mayor's academic qualifications are now under […]


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Kabelo Gwamanda elected as mayor of the City of Johannesburg

Image | @Cityofjoburg /Facebook Kabelo Gwamanda elected as mayor of the City of Johannesburg. Kabelo Gwamanda, an Al Jama'ah councilour, has been chosen as the city of Johannesburg's new executive mayor. Gwamanda received the backing of the ANC, EFF and minority parties. He replaces former mayor Thapelo Amad, also of Al Jama-ah, who resigned a few weeks ago. Funzi Ngobeni of ActionSA and Mpho Phalatse lost to Gwamanda by 139 […]



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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. 

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  1. Processing of Personal Information

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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: 

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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. 

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  1. Queries

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