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Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha undergoing marriage counselling


Babes claps back at Gayton, “Stop using Mampintsha’s name for votes!”

By: Natasha Archary Image Cred: Instagram/@babes_wodumo Babes Wodumo has clapped back at Gayton McKenzie, telling the politician to keep her dead husband's name out of his campaign for votes. The President of the Patriotic Alliance (PA) made some racially divisive comments at a funeral over the weekend, making disparaging comparisons between the funerals of Mampintsha and slain South African rapper, Kiernan "AKA" Forbes. "When Mampintsha died the government jumped like […]


"I’m in mixed emotions namhlanje," Babes Wodumo's tear-jerking letter to Sponge


“I’m in mixed emotions namhlanje,” Babes Wodumo’s tear-jerking letter to Sponge

Katlego Sekhu image: Instagram/@babes_wodumo Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha's son, Sponge recently turned two years old. Babes penned an emotional letter to Sponge on social media. Sharing her letter, Babes noted that she had mixed emotions as a part of her misses Mampintsha because she knew for sure that "this day was his favourite day." "It was special even though you share the same birthday month but on this day both […]


Babes Wodumo


Babes Wodumo loses third family member after her uncle dies

By: Natasha Archary It's been a tough few months for Gqom star Babes Wodumo who has lost a third family member since her husband's passing in December. Wodumo who also lost her mother-in-law a few week's after Mampintsha's death is now mourning the loss of her uncle. According to Babes Wodumo's sister, their uncle had just undergone a successful heart surgery and was reportedly doing well. Unfortunately, Wodumo's uncle passed […]


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Babes Wodumo unlocks Mampintsha’s phone, shares video from his Facebook

By: Natasha Archary Oh no she didn't! Why, yes, she did! Babes Wodumo wasn't joking at her late husband's funeral when she shared that she knows Mampintsha was cheating on her and wished he had given her his phone unlock code before he died. Her final send-off to her Big Nuz, award-winning artist hubby left many confused as to whether Babes was handling her husband's passing well. While some commented […]


pays tribute to Mampintsha


Rasta pays tribute to Mampintsha

By: Natasha Archary Artist Rasta paid tribute to the late Mampintsha with a portrait that was completed at the Big Nuz member's funeral. The Zimbabwean-born painter is known for his celebrity portraits, and has painted the likes of the late Queen Elizabeth II, as well as Riky Rick. Rasta, whose real name is Lebani Sirenje shared the portrait of Mampintsha with his followers on social media. While some liked the […]


Mampintsha's Memorial Service


WATCH: Mampintsha’s Memorial Service

By: Natasha Archary The Memorial Service for award-winning artist Mandla 'Mampintsha' Maphumulo is currently underway at Bishop Vusi Dube's eThekwini Community Church in the Durban CBD. This despite an apparent war of words between the late artist's family and that of his widow, Babes Wodumo. The two families have allegedly been at loggerheads over access to Mampintsha's body, and were embroiled in a heated altercation outside the funeral parlour on […]


Kwaito artist Lvovo


Kwaito artist Lvovo second artist to suffer a stroke

By: Natasha Archary A day before Big Nuz member Mampintsha passed away after suffering a stroke, Kwaito artist Lvovo also suffered a stroke in KwaZulu-Natal. Lvovo was on-stage busy with a performance when he suffered the stroke in Indwedwe, KwaZulu-Natal. Thokozani Lvovo Ndlovu is said to be receiving medical attention in hospital and is responding well. This according to a statement by his record label, Derrango Records. "Lvovo Derrango has […]


Mampintsha's untimely death


Mampintsha’s untimely death at 40 has been confirmed

By: Natasha Archary Big Nuz member, Mampintsha's untimely death at 40-years old has been confirmed. The sad news was confirmed by Afrotainment on Christmas Eve, a few days after the muso had suffered a stroke and was hospitalised. In a statement, Afrotainment said, "It is with great sadness that we share the news of the untimely passing of multi-award winning artist, Mampintsha. Born Mandla Maphumulo from Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, of Big […]


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Mampintsha reportedly hospitalised after suffering stroke

By: Natasha Archary Big Nuz member, Mampintsha has reportedly been hospitalised after suffering a stroke. The Daily Sun reports that Mandla Maphumulo, better known by his stage name, Mampintsha was admitted to King Edward Hospital in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend. Mampintsha who is married to Gqom sensation Babes Wodumo, has been unwell from 17 December according to family. The 40-year old's speech has also reportedly been affected and his […]



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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,
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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.  

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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.   

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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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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. 

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  1. Queries

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