Entries by Claire Sherwell

5 ways to get the most out of your Namola App

Brought to you by    Namola, supported by Dialdirect Insurance, is a FREE emergency safety app. South Africans now have a simple and easy way to get help fast. Read these 5 steps to ensuring that you are getting the most out of your Namola app.   One: Hold down the request assistance button. You […]

Own a business? You need Namola. Here’s why.

Brought to you by    Business robberies and intimidation of shop owners, especially of small spaza shops, has been big news lately. Just two nights ago we heard of a Bangladeshi shop owner who was seriously injured when robbers invaded his store and then set it on fire, with him inside. So when a threatening […]

Guy Fawkes Safety

Brought to you by  Remember, remember the 5th of November. Guy Fawkes Night — it’s the night bonfires are lit and fireworks set off. Even though fireworks are beautiful and exciting to watch, they can also be potentially dangerous, which could cause damage to your property or harm your family and pets. Although not widely […]

Teacher’s quick thinking saves pupil’s life

Brought to you by    When Keneilwe Kgosiemang, a teacher at Johannesburg Girls Preparatory school, downloaded Namola in August, never did she think she would have to use it. Let alone twice in two weeks.   “I had used Namola two weeks earlier when I was hijacked outside my house,” says Ms Kgosiemang. “When one […]

Tips for teaching kids to use Namola Safety App

Brought to you by  Make sure your child knows where the Namola App is situated on your smartphone. Your child may know how to use Namola, but if they can’t find the app on your phone, that will be the real problem. Discuss scenarios in which they would request assistance through Namola. These would include, […]

How to request assistance on behalf of someone else

Brought to you by  Dialdirect offer the following tips to report assistance with Namola on behalf of someone else: Location, Location, Location. The most important piece of information you will need when you request assistance on behalf of someone else is their location. If you are using Namola to request assistance, they will be able […]