Entries by Claire Sherwell

Namola user has Cat-astrophe

Brought to you by  What is classified as an emergency is different in everyone’s eyes, but when Namola user, Todd’s* beloved cat, Fluffy, found itself at the top of an electric pole, Todd, found that he had an emergency on his hands. “I was totally panicked,” says Todd, “ I also own a dog and […]

Get out of protest action, safely

Brought to you by  #ProtestAction is not an uncommon occurrence in South Africa. Motorists should be prepared in the event that they come across protest action unexpectedly. Gauteng police spokesperson Captain Tsekiso Mofokeng says that if you do find yourself at the centre of violence on the road‚ you may want engage with protestors to […]

Nightmare home invasion has happy ending

Most of us hope that the infringement of privacy and security that is a home invasion will never occur in the comfort of our own homes. Unfortunately for Stephany-Louise van Heerden, the nightmare became a reality. Stephany and her mom were the only ones at home when they came face-to-face with someone trying to break […]

Free yourself from crime

Brought to you by Dialdirect Holidays, where homes are left empty, are like honey to the proverbial criminal bees. Dialdirect and Namola encourages South Africans to be proactive in their fight against crime particularly if, with the upcoming public holidays, travelling away from home is on the cards. Make sure that your home is safe and […]

How is Namola Free?

Namola is a free app with no hidden costs and no per incident fee. We are able to offer a free service, at this stage, due to our partnership with Dialdirect, who are passionate about the fight against crime in South Africa. Namola is able to help our users #GetHelpFast by making use of established […]

Quick thinking colleague saves life

Brought to you by  Namola app user, Ivy Dipuo Senona requested help when her colleague collapsed at work. “I couldn’t believe how quickly the Response Centre Agent called me. We had been trying to get hold of someone to come and help my colleague and Namola was the fastest to respond.” Through the follow-up calls […]

Alert your Emergency Contacts, fast!

Namola allows you to add five Emergency Contacts, who will be notified when you request assistance. To add these contacts, follow the easy steps below: In the Namola app, select the “Contacts” icon To add an Emergency Contact, Select the “Add a Contact” button or the “+” icon Once you’ve selected up to five contacts, […]

Back to School, safely

Parents have a lot to worry about. We understand that your child’s safety is of utmost importance to you. As parents and children across the country prepare to go back to school after the break, keep your family safe with these back to school safety tips:   School zone driving safety tips   The school […]