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Ramaphosa calls on parties to unite for the sake of the people

By Kaya 959 Reporter President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on political parties and newly elected councillors to work together to build communities. Ramaphosa says the people have spoken. His speech culminated with the end of the country's local government elections and results announcement "Those in whom they have placed their trust – the elected councillors – now need to get down to work," Ramaphosa says. He adds that in the […]


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ActionSA rakes in township votes as IEC tallies up election results

By Kaya 959 Reporter The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has tallied votes in at least 94 municipalities across the country. Early results show a massive spike in votes in favour of ActionSA, especially in townships in Gauteng. The IEC reported that 55% of the 64 502 results expected have been finalised. "The Northern Cape has completed 89% of its results, followed by Western Cape at 72% and in […]


DA Federal Chairperson Helen Zille was allegedly manhandled at a voting station in the Eastern Cape.


Ipid probes police action after Helen Zille is ‘manhandled’ at voting station

By Kaya 959 Reporter The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is probing the actions of police officers after DA Federal Chairperson Helen Zille was allegedly mishandled on Monday. The incident took place at a voting station in the Eastern Cape "A case of assault has been opened against the police officer by Helen Zille. A case of theft was also opened after a second person who filmed the incident had his […]


TK Pooe


OPINION: What do winning and losing possibly look like in Gauteng?

By TK Pooe When you read this article it will either be the day before or on the 1 November 2021 Election Day. During the lead up to the Local Government Election 2021 (LGE-21) you would have experienced or even come across numerous political parties and politicians appealing to you to give/loan them your Ward and vote for another five-year period. However, an often missing analysis of the Local Government […]


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South Africans cast votes in local government elections

Kaya News Reporter    President Cyril Ramaphosa cast his vote at the Hitekani Primary School in Chiawelo, Soweto this morning in the 2021 local government elections. The president ended his election campaign in Kagiso on the West Rand. While the president remains confident the ANC will retain a majority lead in the municipalities, some residents disagree. President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived at the Hitekani Primary School in Chiawelo in Soweto […]


Votung for the ANC


Pearl Thusi says voting for the ANC shows deep self-hate as a nation

By: Natasha Archary    Pearl Thusi has weighed in on the local government elections and what voting for the ANC means for the country. The actress said that a win for the ANC reflects a "deep rooted self-hate we have" as a nation. I swear if the ANC wins elections again then we just have a deep rooted self hate as a nation. We have to find another option. — […]


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ANC promises 150 000 jobs in Johannesburg

Kaya News Reporter   The ANC has vowed to create 150 000 jobs in Johannesburg should the party win the city in the local government elections on 1 November. Speaking to News24 political editor Qaanitah Hunter in an elections Town Hall debate, regional secretary for the party Dada Morero said voters should trust the ANC will deliver on its promise. He added that 150 000 jobs would be created through […]


Police patrol Tshwane


Police step up patrols in Tshwane ahead of elections

By Kaya 959 Reporter A specialised task team has been set up to monitor Tshwane as the countdown to local government elections gets underway. The Police Ministry recently led two street Imbizos in Mamelodi and Mabopane after Tshwane was identified as a hotspot for potential politically motivated violence and threats. Police Minister Bheki Cele said during the imbizos, community members had the opportunity to express some of their policing concerns […]


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WATCH: Ramaphosa tells voters “Use DA shirts as washcloths!”

President Ramaphosa tells voters in ward 38, Nelson Mandela Bay to use DA T-shirts as washcloths. The local government election campaign is in full swing and political parties are doing everything to rally voters including taking stabs at the opposition. On his campaign trail in Nelson Mandela Bay, Gqeberha this past weekend, President Cyril Ramaphosa fired shots at the DA. After two women in the community were spotting donning DA T-shirts, […]



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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.


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