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Legal expert unpacks Zuma and MK Party case against the IEC

Zuko Komisa The uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) party filed an appeal in the Johannesburg electoral court on Monday challenging the IEC's ruling to disqualify Zuma as one of its candidates for parliament following the May 29 national and provincial elections in 2024. Dali Mpofu, the former president Jacob Zuma's attorney, has criticized the IEC, claiming that it lacks the authority to decide who is eligible to serve in the National Assembly […]


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Celebrating Thandiswa Mazwai and her NPR Tiny Desk concert

Zuko Komisa Image | Thnaidswa Mazwai | Tiny Desk Thandiswa Mazwai is celebrating the amazing review and love shown to her following her incredible performance on Tiny Desk Concerts. Her performance was an absolute treat for music fans, on one of the most-watched series on YouTube. Her performance was a part of the globalFEST series by Tiny Desk, which was established in 2021 to encourage the discovery of new music […]


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Damelin, Icesa City Campus, Lyceum College, and City Varsity deregistered

Zuko Komisa Damelin, Icesa City Campus, Lyceum College, and City Varsity deregistered. The department's director general, Nkosinathi Sishi, canceled the registrations because the private entities had not submitted audited financial statements since 2020, according to a statement published in the Government Gazette on Friday. Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to Higher Education Department Spokesperson, Veli Mbheli who shared a way forward especially for enrolled students of the affected […]


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Border Management Authority (BMA) to increase deployments at borders this Easter weekend

Zuko Komisa Image | GCIS Border Management Authority (BMA) to increase deployments at borders this Easter weekend. Anticipating a surge in movements over the Easter long weekend, the Border Management Authority (BMA) will boost the number of resources deployed and extend operational hours at the nation's ports of entry. Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to Border Management Authority Commissioner, Dr Michael Masiapato. Listen to the full conversation here: "We […]


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ANALYSIS: ANC & MK Party square off in Electoral Court

Zuko Komisa Image | ANC SG - Fikile Mbalula, MK Leader Jacob Zuma, speaking to crowd after court proceedings ANALYSIS: ANC & MK Party square off in Electoral Court. The African National Congress and newly formed party Mkhonto weSizwe were budding heads at the Bloemfontein Electoral Court on Tuesday. The ruling party wanted the court to prevent MK Leader and former President Jacob Zuma from using the name as it […]


Joslin's mom charged with child neglect

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Joslin’s case highlights how easy it is for a child to disappear without a trace

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Joslin Smith's case has highlighted how easy it is for a child to disappear without a trace. While four people, including Joslin's mother Kelly, her boyfriend Jacquin Appollis, and two others are facing charges of kidnapping and human trafficking, the search for the 6-year-old has been a fruitless one. Joslin, who went missing from her home in an informal settlement in Diazville, Saldanha Bay […]


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NUMSA warns of a looming nationwide bus strike over Easter

Zuko Komisa Image | Prodafrica /Image NUMSA warns of a looming nationwide bus strike over Easter. As we approach the Easter holidays, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has warned that it is preparing for a nationwide bus strike. NUMSA, which is demanding between 10-15% salary increases has claimed that employees won't think twice about downsizing because the employer isn't doing fair negotiations. Point of View Phemelo Motene […]


debt relief for Joburg residents

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The City of Johannesburg ordered to reinstate 130 fired workers

Zuko Komisa Image | City of Joburg The City of Johannesburg ordered to reinstate 130 fired workers. The City of Johannesburg has stated that it will abide by the ruling of the Gauteng High Court, which mandates the reinstatement of 130 employees. On the 1st of March, Gauteng High Court overturned the decision of the DA coalition in the City of Johannesburg to dismiss 130 employees as unlawful and illegal. […]


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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]