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heatwave warning


Heatwave warning for several parts of the country

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock A heatwave warning has been issued for several parts of the country, which is expected to persist until Sunday, 11 February. Temperatures are expected to reach highs of 37 ºC in some parts, with Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, the North West and Free State bearing the brunt of the heatwave. "Weather outlook for Thursday, 08 February 2024. Partly cloudy and warm , but it will […]


disruptive rain and flooding


Severe weather warning for disruptive rain and flooding

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a severe weather warning across South Africa, with particular focus on Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape. Widespread heavy rains and thunderstorms are expected over Johannesburg, Pretoria, Polokwane, Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Richards Bay, Umtata, Bloemfontein and East London. "Weather alert: Severe thunderstorms are expected over the eastern areas. Cloudy and cool in the east, with widespread to […]


heatwave grips Gauteng


Temperatures set to soar as heatwave grips Gauteng

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock 🌦️⛈️Weather outlook for Thursday, 23 November 2023.Partly cloudy and hot, but very hot in places in the east as well as over the south western areas where it will be extremely hot over the northern areas of the Northern Cape, with isolated thunderstorms over the central parts. pic.twitter.com/mrb0voY8TI — SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) November 20, 2023 🌦️⛈️Weather outlook for Thursday, 23 November 2023.Partly cloudy […]


thunderstorms and more hail


Warnings of severe thunderstorms and more hail for Gauteng

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe stock The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a Yellow Level 2 warning for severe thunderstorms and more hail across Gauteng on Thursday, 16 November. SAWS says the warning is extended to the North West, north-eastern parts of the Northern Cape, the Free State and parts of KwaZulu-Natal. More hail is expected and the prediction is that there will be further damage to vehicles […]


further flooding


Warning of further flooding issued for Gauteng

By: Natasha Archary The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a warning for Gauteng of disruptive rains which could lead to possible flooding throughout the week. A level 5 Orange warning was issued for the province over the weekend, as parts of Johannesburg experienced further flooding. Tembisa and Patsing informal settlements are the hardest hit communities, with residents experiencing flooding and sinking of their homes. According to authorities, some […]


thunder and hail


Warnings of more severe thunder and hail storms issued for Gauteng

By: Natasha Archary The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a warning of more severe thunder and hail storms for Gauteng on Tuesday, 06 December. This after the province was hit by a disastrous storm on Monday, which caused damage to infrastructure, cars, roads, and uprooted trees. Dangerous hailstones that were the size of golf balls fell across most of the northen parts of Gauteng on Monday, battering low-lying […]


severe thunderstorms


WARNING: Severe thunderstorms expected to hit Gauteng

By: Natasha Archary An alert has been issued to residents in Gauteng and other parts of the country over severe thunderstorms which are expected to hit on Thursday, 03 November. Warnings of excessive rains and a high probability of flooding will likely continue through the weekend. Severe thunderstorms and lightning warnings have been issued for Gauteng and the Free State in particular. The South African Weather Service (SAWS) have highlighted […]


severe thunderstorm


Severe thunderstorm warning for KZN this weekend

By: Natasha Archary The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) this weekend. A Yellow Level 2 warning is due to the likelihood of severe thunderstorms, heavy rains and localised flooding from Friday, 14 October. Residents and anyone choosing to visit the province over the weekend are urged to remain cautious and vigilant. Scattered thunderstorms are expected from Saturday, 15 October towards the […]


flood-stricken KZN


More bad weather expected for flood-stricken KZN!

By: Natasha Archary The South African Weather Service has issued another weather warning for flood-stricken KZN, on Monday, 30 May. Rough seas and gale force winds are expected along the coastal areas of KwaZulu-Natal, which may pose further threat to the already fragile province. Waves exceeding 4m to 6m are predicted. which will make navigating the sea extremely difficult. A Yellow Level 2 warning has been issued, with localised damage […]


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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;
  • 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 www.kaya959.co.za 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]