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Point of View: Supporting a family member who identifies as queer

Kaya 959 Reporter When a family member comes out and makes an official announcement that they are queer, there are many factors at play. As a family member, you may be unclear as to how to react or how to feel when someone you know comes out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. The world has come a long way when it comes to the acceptance of the LGBTQI community. […]



Point of View: Understanding the process of separation and divorce in South Africa

Kaya 959 Reporter The transition period from separation to divorce can be a daunting period in a married couple's life, one that requires both parties to enter with their eyes wide open. In the context of South Africa, a divorce is the legal dissolution or termination of marriage whereas a legal separation does not put an end to the marriage. This is very important to understand as separation means that […]



Point of View: Morgan Freeman speaks about his new documentary ‘Great Escape’

Kaya 959 Reporter Five-time Academy Award nominee and one-time Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman is back with a gripping new documentary. His latest offering is 'Great Escapes' an eight-part series from The HISTORY® Channel hosted and executive produced by himself. Morgan Freeman is currently in the country to promote the new series, he was last in South Africa in 1992. According to the History Channel, in the series, Morgan explores real-life […]



Point of View: Gauteng Department of Health set vaccinate girls against cervical cancer

Kaya 959 Reporter Phemelo Motene recently spoke to Marousi Mzondi the Deputy Director of the Integrated School Health Programme in the Gauteng Department of Health. She broke down why this campaign is important and why all young girls need to be immunised. "The Human Papillomavirus Vaccination (HPV) campaign is a conducted by the Gauteng Department of Health, this campaign is being conducted through the Integrated School Health Programme." "Our target […]



Point of View: Rudzani Mafhege publishes maths study guide in Tshivenda

Kaya 959 Reporter Rudzani David “Muonyolosi” Mafhege who is a well-known writer has paved the way for a better comprehension of mathematics for Tshivenda speaking learners. Mafhege who is from the Vondwe-Lwavune village, in Limpopo Province recently published a new book, Tshiphiri Tsha Mbalo (the secret of mastering mathematics). The book is a study guide that is aimed at helping Grade 7 pupils to understand mathematics better. His book is was inspired […]



Point of View: SALGA responds to reports that 62% of councillors lack basic computer skills

Kaya 959 Reporter An assessment by South African Local Government Association (SALGA) has found that there are important skills that are lacking in the various municipalities across the country. According to the SALGA, they have compiled an assessment that found about 62% of councillors did not have the needed computer skills to pass crucial municipal budgets. They observed some of these challenge during the pandemic with the use of remote working tools; […]



Point of View: ANC claims victory in eThekwini

Kaya 959 Reporter The ANC has retained the eThekwini metro, thanks to votes from smaller parties. Mxolisi Kaunda has been re-elected as mayor. At the polls, the ANC in eThekwini dropped to below 50% after it could only accumulate 42.1% of the votes and 93 seats in the council, followed by the DA with 25.9% of the votes and 59 seats, while the EFF had 10.4% of the votes and 24 […]



Discovery Bank Perspective on Money

Every Monday we bring you, Perspective on Money, our new 6-part podcast series, hosted on right here, on, and brought to you by Discovery Bank. We’ll cover a wide range of financially empowering topics including tech and innovation, and how shared-value banking can influence your bank balance. Tune in to Kaya Biz and POV with Phemelo, as Gugulethu and Phemelo keep you updated on what to expect from Perspective […]


Point of View - Unpacking erf 575, City of Johannesburg’s 'irregular' R280-million real estate deal


Point of View: Unpacking erf 575, City of Johannesburg’s ‘irregular’ R280-million real estate deal

Kaya 959 Reporter In 2008, the city had awarded erf 575 – three hectares of prime land above the Sandton Gautrain station – to the well-connected Regiments Kgoro consortium. In its bid, Regiments had promised that a 5% stake would be given to an “Alexandra Local Community Trust” along with a share of the R1.8-billion in profit that was anticipated to flow from the development but, that promise was never […]



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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]