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Mozambique to provide Eskom with 1,000 megawatts of gas-fired electricity

Zuko Komisa Image | @GovernmentZA /Twitter Mozambique to provide even more electricity to South Africa. As part of Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa's strategy to address South Africa's energy problem, Eskom is expected to receive an additional 1,000 megawatts of gas-fired energy from Mozambique. Ramokgopa has asked Mozambique to assist in stabilizing the electricity grid as the nation struggles with frequent power outages. The power company will be able to minimize […]


Point Of View

Ramaphosa signs a proclamation that transfers executive powers to Minister of Electricity

Image | @Kgosientsho_R /Twitter Ramaphosa signs a proclamation that transfers executive powers to Minister of Electricity. The President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa has given his electrical minister a wide range of authority. The announcement comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa came under fire for taking too long to grant executive powers to Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, who was appointed on March 7. Energy expert Adil Nchabeleng joined Phemelo Motene to makes sense […]


Minister of Electricity update

Kaya Biz

What exactly is the Electricity minister’s role in dealing with load shedding?

What exactly is the Electricity minister's role in dealing with load shedding? Many people have wondered just what Kgosientsho Ramokgopa's job entails since his appointment as the minister of electricity. Kaya Biz with Gugulethu Mfuphi spoke to Tshepo Kgadima, Energy Expert on his perspective on what the Minister of Electricity's role really entails. LISTEN TO THE FULL CONVERSATION HERE: In an effort to reassure the South African public that he […]



Eskom to buy 15 years-old second hand generator from Netherlands – says Ramokgopa

Image | @@Kgosientsho_R /Twitter Minister of Electricity Kgosientso Ramokgopa has said Eskom is buying a 15 years old second hand generator from Netherlands. Ramokgopa gave a briefing to the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) on his efforts to minimize and ultimately alleviate loadshedding on Sunday. Ramokgopa discussed the restoration of the Medupi and Kusile power plants, which involved the acquisition of a used generator from […]


Minister of Electricity update


Electricity Minister, “Brace for difficult winter with higher loadshedding stages!”

By: Natasha Archary Minister of Electricity, Kgosientsho Ramokgopa has warned South Africans to brace for a difficult winter with higher loadshedding stages. This as Eskom pushed the country into Stage 5 loadshedding until further notice due to higher than expected demand which is keeping the grid constrained. In a media briefing, Ramokgopa said the energy demand is expected to grow in winter, which will likely result in higher stages of […]


Ramaphosa evacuated


Not much changes with Ramaphosa’s cabinet reshuffle

By: Natasha Archary President Cyril Ramaphosa announced changes to the National Executive on Monday, 06 March, but this year's cabinet reshuffle failed to impress. With a lack of changes to a number of departments, a number of opposition parties and civil organisations have criticised Ramaphosa's lacklustre reshuffle. The President announced that he has appointed Paul Mashatile as Deputy President of the Republic. Leaving the Minister of Police untouched was perhaps […]


President Cyril Ramaphosa


SONA 2023: Loadshedding declared a National State of Disaster

By: Natasha Archary President Cyril Ramaphosa has opened his State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2023 by declaring loadshedding a National State of Disaster with immediate effect. The decision had been gazetted by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) on Thursday, 09 February. Ramaphosa said the decision was made to lessen the impact the energy crisis is having on farmers, small businesses, on the country's water infrastructure and […]



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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]