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illegal mining operation


Illegal mining operation worth millions shut down in Mpumalanga

By: Natasha Archary Image: Supplied A manhunt is underway for the owner of an illegal mining operation in Caroline, Mpumalanga where R60 million of mining equipment and R12 million of coal was seized. The South African Police Service (SAPS) says a 53-year old mine manager was arrested for failing to produce a mining permit. An illicit mining task team that was deployed to prevent and combat illegal mining activities in […]


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Pregnant woman shot and killed in Mpumalanga allegedly by boyfriend

By: Natasha Archary File Photo | SHVETS production from Pexels Mpumalanga police are investigating the fatal shooting of a pregnant woman, who was gunned down in full view of commuters in broad daylight. The victim is said to be in her mid-30s, and had reportedly opened a case of assault against her boyfriend prior to her death. Eyewitnesses say the suspect was driving a bakkie, and stopped in front of […]


Cyclone Freddy


Limpopo and Mpumalanga predicted on Cyclone Freddy’s path of destruction

By: Natasha Archary The South African Weather Service (SAWS) predicts that Limpopo and Mpumalanga are likely to be on Cyclone Freddy's path of destruction. More information about the impending cyclone will be released by the weather service on Thursday, 23 February. However, judging from the tropical cyclone's current projectory indicates that Limpopo and Mpumalanga may be directly affected by Freddy. SAWS says that while KwaZulu-Natal which is currently being battered […]


exam cheating scandal


Over 1000 matriculants implicated in exam cheating scandal

By: Natasha Archary Over 1000 matriculants are implicated in an exam cheating scandal which involved bribing teachers up to R1500 for the correct answers. On Monday, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) said it is investigating an anonymous tip involving at least 1127 matriculants from Mpumalanga. The learners reportedly agreed to pay teachers R1500 for the answers to several papers over a WhatsApp group. All this was done while learners […]


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Mpumalanga mother stabs teenage son to death, 8-month old badly wounded

By: Natasha Archary Police have arrested a 36-year old mother after she allegedly stabbed her teenage son to death in Volksrust, Mpumalanga. The 13-year old boy sustained stab wounds to his chest and throat and was found in a pool of blood on the lounge floor. According to police the woman also stabbed her 8-month old baby and her 63-year old mother, after she reportedly lost her temper. It is […]


N4 crash


Truck driver burns to death in horrific N4 crash in Mpumalanga

By: Natasha Archary A horrific truck collision on the N4 in Mpumalanga has claimed the life of one of the truck drivers who unfortunately burnt to death. The tragic crash occured on the N4 toll road between Nkomazi toll plaza and Malelane, causing the highway to close. Reports suggest both coal trucks were involved in a head-on collision at high speed. The impact of the collision is believed to have […]


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Mpumalanga prosecutor known for ‘making cases disappear’ sentenced to 10 years in jail

By Zuko Komisa Aaron Pule Mohanwe, a former district court control prosecutor, was given a 10-year prison term in Mpumalanga by the Standerton Magistrate's Court for receiving bribes. Mohanwe, who was known for 'making cases disappear' was handed two counts of corruption and subverting the course of justice. The 35-year-old prosecutor was accused of removing evidence and taking money in exchange for removing drug-related charges. He accepted the bribes in […]


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39 human trafficking victims were rescued on a farm in Mpumalanga

Kaya 959 Reporter 39 human trafficking victims have been rescued by police on a farm in Belfast, Mpumalanga. After 39 individuals, including women and children, were rescued from a farm in Belfast, Mpumalanga, on Friday, two suspects who are currently in police custody are scheduled to appear in court on Monday. The defendants, both 32, will face charges of human trafficking. Also Read: Lady resorts to kissing a petrol attendant […]


Return of Zola 7


Return of Zola 7! Legend in a much better place

By: Natasha Archary It's the return of Zola 7 as the legendary Kwaito star has made a comeback of note and confirms he's in a much better place. Currently in Mpumalanga, hosting the Kwaito Legends Festival, Bonginkosi "Zola 7" Dlamini, expressed that he was moved to tears at the support he was shown. "I went through a whole roller-coaster of emotions over the past 2 days I spent in Mpumalanga. […]



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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]