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Gauteng MEC condemns the attack of a Helen Joseph Hospital Nurse

Written by Dohne Damons Gauteng MEC for Health and Wellness, Nomantu Nkomo-Rakehoko condemned the attack of a nurse at the Helen Joseph Hospital. The nurse was stabbed by two men who escorted a friend to the hospital for health care. The suspects escorted their friend to Helen Joseph Hospital and demanded assistance. CCTV footage captured the men arguing with staff and other patient escorts at the Accident and Emergency Department. […]


Lesiba Secondary School


Lesiba High sets the record straight on the reported shootout

Kaya 959 News Reporter Lesiba Secondary High School released a statement on behalf of the parents of the deceased boys to set the record straight on the reported shootout that happened at the school. On 13 January the Gauteng Department of Education released a media statement with the heading, “Lesiba Secondary Learners involved in fatal shootout”. The statement reported that two Grade 10 learners were involved in an argument that […]


Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo and President Cyril Ramaphosa with State Capture Report Part 1


State Capture Report Part 1

Kaya 959 News Reporter President Cyril Ramaphosa received the first part of the State Capture report on Tuesday, 4 January. The president described the report as a “defining moment in the country’s effort to restore government integrity, credibility and capability of institutions.” A formal announcement of the report will not be made until government receives all three reports. This does not prevent other institutions from acting on the findings of […]


City of Joburg


City of Joburg Safety reminder for New Year’s Party-Goers

Kaya 959 News Reporter The City of Joburg reminds all party-goers this New Year's Eve to remain safe on the roads. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that Cabinet approved several changes to the Adjusted Alert Level 1 COVID-19 regulations. These adjusted restrictions include: The curfew is lifted, meaning that there is no restrictions on the hours of movement of people.Alcohol establishments that have licences to operate beyond 23h00 will revert back […]




How and when to report a missing person

Kaya 959 News Reporter The South African Police Service says it is essential to report a missing person immediately. SAPS has a mandate to serve and protect the citizens of South Africa. When a person goes missing it is important to start the investigation of the missing person’s case immediately. SAPS states that there is no waiting period in South Africa to report a missing person. When a person goes […]


Archbishop Desmond Tutu


Archbishop Desmond Tutu place of rest

Kaya 959 News Reporter The Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will rest at the St Georges Cathedral in Cape Town. He passed away on Sunday morning at the age of 90. This week is dedicated to the memory of the Tutu. Bells ring daily at 10 am in memory of Tutu at the St George’s Cathedral in Cape Town. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday by the Diocese of […]




COVID-19 Stats Update

Kaya 959 News Reporter COVID-19 stats indicate an increase of 3782 new cases, as presented on Monday 27 December. To date 3 417 318 positive cases were recorded with 3 120 012 recoveries. The daily death rate as presented on Monday 27 December, decreased by 26 since Sunday’s report offering a recovery rate of 91, 3%. KwaZulu-Natal currently has the highest number of active cases, 70 019, followed by the Western Cape with 45 896. However, the […]


SA Police Service Gauteng


1400 arrested in Gauteng this past weekend

Kaya 959 News Reporter Gauteng police arrested over 1400 people this past weekend for various crimes. Operation O Kae Malao conducted the arrests in Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, Tshwane, Sedibeng and West Rand.  At least 40 were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. The operation is led by Lieutenant General Elias Mawela who leads a multi-disciplinary team weekly at chosen police stations to reduce and keep crime under control. This […]




POWA launches new legal department to assist victims of GBV

By: Katleho Sekhotho   The NGO 'People Opposing Women Abuse' (POWA)has launched a new legal department to assist victims of gender-based violence(GBV). After receiving additional funding from the Ford Foundation, the organisation is able to revive the department to provide legal services such as court support and assistance with protection orders to GBV survivors. According to POWA, many survivors don't know how to proceed legally to seek justice and may […]


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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]