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Landslide Japan


[WATCH] 20 missing after Japanese holiday town hit by landslide

Rescuers in Atami City, Japan are searching for survivors after a deadly landslide hit the holiday town on Saturday. Due to persistent heavy rains, the search was hampered on Sunday, with 20 people still missing. The landslide has claimed the lives of two women so far, destroyed homes and buildings. Video footage coming out of Japan, from PM Breaking News shows the moment the landslide occurred and the force with […]


clean up her act


Afrosoul singer and songwriter Zahara faces possible jail time

South African Music Awards (SAMA) multi-award-winning singer and songwriter Zahara could find herself in prison following her failure to appear in the specialised commercial crimes court several times. The musician has been found guilty of contempt of court in a case brought against her by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) for failure to pay her taxes. She was served with a R1 500 fine or three months' imprisonment. Reports […]


AKA Fiancé


AKA’s fiancé Anele Tembe allegedly jumps to her death

Cape Town police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the untimely death of AKA's fiancé Anele 'Nellie' Tembe. News of the 22-year old's death circulated across social media on Sunday morning, when police were called to the scene at the Pepperclub Hotel in the mother-city. Nellie's family released a statement confirming her death. "We are still in shock and dealing with our emotions. At this hour of our grief, we humbly […]



Community concerned over possible syndicate targeting children in Orange Farm

The community of Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg says it fears there may be a syndicate targeting children operating in the area. The concern follows after the deaths of two more children in the area last week.   Eight-year-old Nkosinathi and seven-year-old Sbongiseni died minutes apart from each other.   Their families believe the children were poisoned.   According to witnesses, two men were seen giving one of the children […]



Mozambique attacks – South Africans moved to safe areas

By Kaya 959 News International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor is calling on South Africans who may be in Mozambique to visit the SA High commission. Pandor says it is important for citizens to be able get all the support they need. The commission has managed to account for 43 South Africans affected by the recent attacks in the country. Some of these nationals are already back home, while others have […]



President moves South Africa to alert level 1

Natasha Archary   Addressing the nation on Sunday, 28 February, President Ramaphosa pushed the country into an alert level 1 category.   Over the past two weeks, the decline in COVID-19 infections contributed to the National Coronavirus Command Council and Ramaphosa easing COVID-19 regulations. A year under the pandemic’s grip A year after the COVID-19 virus reached South Africa, over one and a half million South Africans were infected. With […]



Youth unemployment in South Africa is a growing concern

Kaya 959 News   The youth unemployment rate in South Africa is at a staggering high. The country’s current statistics show that 30% of the 10.3 million young people aged 15-24 are not employed.   A Youth development lab calls on government to change its approach to alleviate the unemployment crisis facing young people.   Statistics South Africa has announced that the country’s unemployment rate now stands at 32.5%, which […]



Legal drinking age could move to 21

By: Natasha Archary   The legal drinking age in South Africa could be changed from 18 to 21. This comes after the Liquor Amendment Bill first made the consideration public in 2016.   In a move to tighten the complications from COVID-19 medical trauma, cabinet is reportedly revisiting the amendment.   Extending the drinking age in South Africa is one of the measures to curb alcohol abuse. This morning Kaya […]



Eskom evidence to continue in State Capture

Kaya 959 News   The commission of inquiry looking into state capture will continue to hear Eskom related evidence today. Former Eskom Board Member, Venete Klein will be on the stand to present her case.   In September last year, Klein explained why the board paid millions to part ways with Eskom executives who were suspended in 2015.   Yesterday the commission heard evidence related to the power utility's decision […]



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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]