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Mzansi Magic dismisses allegations of food poisoning on set of Shaka iLembe as a crew member dies

Image: Mzansi Magic Mzansi Magic has dismissed allegations of food poisoning on the set of Shaka iLembe, after two crew members reportedly died after suffering "flu-like symptoms". The channel acknowledges the passing of one of the crew member's passing, a makeup artist who was only on set for a day and a half. There are no details about the reported second death. It has been reported by TshisaLIVE that the […]


Lemogang Tsipa to star in new series - Killer Front Page


Shaka iLembe’s Lemogang Tsipa to star in new series – Killer Front Page

Katlego Sekhu image: supplied In January 2024, Mzansi Magic is set to premiere a new series, Killer Front Page. This new show challenges ambition, ethics, and cold-blooded murder. At the heart of the show is Sol Mojalefa Phiri, portrayed by the talented Lemogang Tsipa, who also portrayed Shaka Zulu in the series Shaka iLembe. Sol is a journalist whose career has become stagnant, but everything changes when his father mysteriously […]


Just In: Shaka iLembe renewed for a new season

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Shaka iLembe’s season 2 could be in jeopardy

Katlego Sekhu Image; Mzansi Magic Isolezwe News recently reported that the families of tribal leaders featured in the popular show Shaka iLembe have sought legal assistance to prevent Mzansi Magic from airing Season 2. They claim that the series misrepresents facts, and they want to put a stop to it. In light of the news, 959 Breakfast decided to ask its listeners for their opinions. "Should the families have the […]


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Uyajola 9/9 most-watched show in August despite rape charges against Jub Jub

By: Natasha Archary Image: Jub Jub Instagram Uyajola 9/9 was the most-watched show on DStv in August despite rape charges against presenter Jub Jub. Jub Jub shared his appreciation to his followers on social media, thanking them for their undying support, amid the recent charges brought against him. Handing himself over to police on 27 July, Jub Jub was released on R10 000 bail. The charges brought against the 43-year […]


Just In: Shaka iLembe renewed for a new season


Just In: Shaka iLembe renewed for another season

Katlego Sekhu Image; Mzansi Magic Popular South African series Shaka iLembe "will be back," confirmed MultiChoice following the conclusion of season one of the critically acclaimed drama. The first season of Shaka iLembe showcased the origin story of Shaka Zulu. Season two will pick up the story as he begins his long, prophesized reign, writing himself into history. Speaking on the decision to renew the series, MultiChoice CEO General Entertainment […]



Nomzamo Mbatha pens a heartfelt message “To the Queens of Shaka iLembe” as Women’s Month ends

Zuko Komisa Nomzamo Mbatha pens a heartfelt message "To the Queens of Shaka iLembe" as Women's Month ends. Nomzamo Mbatha celebrated the women actors on Shaka iLembe as she concluded Women's Month. The outstanding Nomzamo Mbatha plays Queen Nandi, who bravely safeguarded her son despite the difficulties she encountered, including rejection and humiliation. In addition to playing the lead in the film, Nomzamo serves as the executive producer for Shaka […]


nudity on Shaka iLembe


BCCSA rules against complaint of nudity on Shaka iLembe

By: Natasha Archary Image: Mzansi Magic The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) has ruled against a complaint of nudity on Shaka iLembe. This after promotional content over the riveting new series on Mzansi Magic revealed actress, Nomzamo Mbatha and others exposing their bare breasts. According to the BCCSA, the complaint received cited that the promos were aired during programmes which children were exposed to and were inappropriate. However, […]


PICS! Inside the premiere of Shaka iLembe


PICS! Inside the premiere of Shaka iLembe

Katlego Sekhu image: Instagram/@dumantando Last night Mzansi Magic hosted the premiere of the highly-anticipated Shaka iLembe series in Johannesburg. The show is hitting our screens on Sunday, 18 June. The cast of Shaka iLembe and celebs came out in their Zulu Kingdom-inspired outfits. Check out some of the looks. Prints! 😍 Watch #ShakaiLembeMzansi on 18 June at 20:00. Stay connected to @DStv.— Mzansi Magic (@Mzansimagic) June 13, 2023 […]



WATCH: Shaka iLembe official trailer has been released

Image | @DSTV (screenshot) /Twitter WATCH: Shaka iLembe official trailer has been released. A brand-new trailer for the upcoming historical drama Shaka iLembe has been made available by Mzansi Magic. The drama, which is about love, battle, passion, and other things, depicts the tale of how the legendary Zulu monarch Shaka came to be, with variations from his infancy to manhood. The trailer has been made available by DSTV, and […]



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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;
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  • the State must respect, protect, promote and fulfil the rights in the Bill of Rights;


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  • 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,
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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.

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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.   

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