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Blade Nzimande dismisses reports of a decision to increase NSFAS pass mark to 75%

Kaya 959 Reporter Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Blade Nzimande says reports that students need a 75% pass mark to continue receiving funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) are malicious and misleading. Also Read: Cash strapped NSFAS says R 350 grant recipients qualify On Wednesday, NSFAS released a statement which explained it as a proposal aimed at encouraging learners to pass more of their course/modules, in […]


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Stage 4 loadshedding will be implemented from 14:00 on Friday until 05:00 on Saturday

Kaya 959 Reporter Stage 4 load shedding will start at 14:00 on Friday, Eskom announced Three units at the Kendal power station were taken off and it is anticipated that the fourth and remaining unit will also be shut down. The conveyor belts supplying these units are currently not running due to a power fault. "No coal is reaching the station at this point." Eskom said in a statement. Also […]



Mohale Motaung launches his new skin care range

Mohale Motaung has officially launched his new skin care range called Elaho Cosmetics by Mohale.   Taking to social media, Motaung said the products are his love letter to Africa and they will be launching soon. “I’m honoured and humbled to announce what my love letter to my people in Africa is, my skin brand Elahom Cosmetics which will be launching soon, for now we are ensuring we get the best eco-sustainable packaging for […]



Thomas and Skhumba: Kaya 959 listeners react to Zuma being placed on medical parole

On Sunday, 5th of September,  the department of correctional services said former President Jacob Zuma has been placed on medical parole. In a statement released on Sunday afternoon, the department said: "Medical parole's eligibility for Mr Zuma is impelled by a medical report received by the Department of Correctional Services. Apart from being terminally ill and physically incapacitated, inmates suffering from an illness that severely limits their daily activity or […]



Why Tbose wants you to take a gap year

This week The best T in the city presenter Tbose launched "a gap year from life' series on air, and based on all the tweets and voice notes, everyone needs a break from everything. Gap years are usually associated with the edge of your adulthood. Taking several months to travel, volunteer, or relax is one way to reset before continuing with your life. Some adults break the mould by embarking […]



Why your partner might not measure up to your ex?

The idea that there's a one-and-only soulmate out there for everybody is something we would like to believe, but is it really true? It might seem unrealistic to some of us, but it's an authentic and valid feeling for many. It is absolutely possible to fall in love with more than one person. We’ve all had relationships where we’ve loved our partners, but we’ve also moved on from those and […]



Tips for starting a Covid-friendly side hustle in South Africa

Looking for a little extra income during the pandemic? Here’s some expert advice on how to do it. Jenny sat down with Nic Haralambus, author of How To Start A Side Hustle, to get some invaluable tips for listeners. Everyone is feeling the current economic pinch, and for this reason, we are all looking for extra money on the side to cushion ourselves from the rising costs of living. A […]



Uber South Africa faces class-action legal battle

Kaya 959 News   eHailing service Uber South Africa is facing a class-action legal battle which was filed by the company's own drivers.   The matter will be taken to the Johannesburg Labour Court against Uber BV and Uber SA.   The matter comes after the drivers raised concerns about the lack of payment from the company for overtime and holiday pay.   The legal matter comes just days after a decision by […]



South Africa notes a steady decline in COVID-19 infections

Kaya 959 News   Health officials in South Africa record a drop in new COVID-19 infections.   The health ministry recorded 792 new cases in the last 24-hour cycle, which is a drop from the 1 429 new cases recorded the previous day.   Health officials warn that the decline in infections should not be seen as a free pass for South Africans to be complacent.   According to the […]



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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]