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NSFAS has rejected 243 113 applications and 15 174 appeals have been lodged

Zuko Komisa Image | @@myNSFAS /X NSFAS has rejected 243 113 applications and 15 174 appeals have been lodged. NSFAS Acting Chairperson Professor Lourens Van Staden briefed the media on Monday about the registration procedure and allowance payment. He stated that as of February 16, 2024, 1,936 330 applications were received, 1,244 854 are temporarily funded as of March 1, 2024, with 108 345 registrations received, 59 723 awaiting evaluations, […]


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83 clinics and 32 hospitals’ phone lines were cut in Gauteng

Zuko Komisa Image | Adobe Stock 83 clinics and 32 hospital phone lines were cut in Gauteng. Phone lines were disconnected by Telkom because of what the Gauteng Health Department claims are unpaid bills, leaving 32 hospitals and 83 clinics impacted in total. Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to Gauteng Health Spokesperson, Motalatale Modiba. Listen to the full conversation here: Also Read: “Yoh! It’s declined!” What do you […]


Julius Malema's Point of View

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Julius Malema’s “Point of View” on the EFF’s manifesto

By: Natasha Archary Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Julius Malema gives a more detailed "Point of View" of his party's manifesto in the build-up to the elections in May 2024. Joining Phemelo Motene in-studio, Malema questioned the need for provincial MECs, saying their roles are unnecessary and simply costing the country too much. "We are wasting money, a lot of it. There's something called Deputy Ministers who no […]


Ramaphosa denies abusing his power

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Point of View: Build up to SONA 2024

By: Natasha Archary Image: File In the build up to the State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2024, Phemelo Motene roped in the expertise of Dr Nthabiseng Moleko - Development Economist at the Stellenbosch Business School, and Research Associate at the Social Policy Initiative, Duma Gqubule to share predictions of President Cyril Ramaphosa's focus. This year's SONA is a big one, because it's an election year and opposition parties are […]


what to watch

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What to watch this weekend

By: Natasha Archary Image: Netflix Planning a weekend in to Netflix and chill? Point of View has you covered with the latest suggestions for what to binge-watch and what to skip entirely. Entertainment Contributor, Leroy Marc joins Phemelo Motene on Point of View reviewing the much-talked about series Griselda on Netflix, The Under Doggs on Prime video and much more. Griselda is an explosive series about notorious 1970s druglord Griselda […]


flash floods Durban

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Usindiso fire victims affected by floods in Denver

By: Natasha Archary Image: DIALO Photography Survivors from the Usindiso fire who have been displaced since August 2023, are now affected by the severe flooding in Denver. This is where temporary structures were set up for the victims, but residents living in the informal settlement say the City has "dumped them like animals" in an area that is not suitable for humans. Those living in the area fear that the […]


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ANALYSIS: Unpacking Cyril Ramaphosa’s January 8th statement at Mbombela Stadium

Zuko Komisa Image | @MyANC/ X ANALYSIS: Unpacking Cyril Ramaphosa's January 8th statement at Mbombela Stadium. Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to the Director of Research at Auwal Socio-Economic Research Institute, Angelo Fick to unpack the African National Congress (ANC)’s January 8th statement delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa in Mbombela Stadium over the weekend. Listen to the full conversation here: Over time, the concept of releasing a statement […]


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Safety tips for the festive season

Zuko Komisa Cheerful family in a car on a road trip | Adobe Stock Safety tips for the festive season Many of us will pack up and drive away from our homes to vacation spots as the holiday season draws near. Theft and vehicle hijacking claims have surged to unsustainable heights, with thieves turning their sights from older, low-value cars to more recent, high-value bakkies and SUVs. To try to […]


debt relief for Joburg residents

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City of Joburg to petition Supreme Court of Appeal on Floyd Brink Judgement

Zuko Komisa Image | City of Joburg City of Joburg to petition Supreme Court of Appeal on Floyd Brink Judgement. Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to Belinda Kayser-Echeozonjoku the leader of the Democratic Alliance's Johannesburg caucus, about the party's application to appeal the finding that its City Manager Floyd Brink was hired illegally was denied Kayser-Echeozonjoku stated that the party's objective has always been to protect Johannesburg residents […]


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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]