Entries by siobhan

Stay safe this payday when using ATMs

Be alert and conscious of your surroundings when using the ATM Never give your card or PIN (Personal Identification Number) to anyone, for any reason Don’t write your PIN on the card or anything that is kept with the card Do not insert your card until asked to do so by the display screen Never […]

Be safe when exercising outdoors

Brought to you by  Enjoying the outdoors is what school holidays and long weekends are made of, right? But the reality is, South Africans need to be vigilant when exercising outdoors. Make sure that an increase in exercise does not decrease your safety. Here are some safety tips to follow before, during and after exercising: […]

Namola wins Social Betterment App of the Year award

Namola, the innovative mobile safety app that helps South Africans #GetHelpFast in emergency situations – supported by Dialdirect and the SABC Foundation – has been recognised as the Social Betterment App of the Year in the annual Stuff Awards – an honour that puts the app among the leading lights in the local apps industry. […]

What if I don’t have my phone in an emergency?

A question we are sometimes asked is, “What happens if I don’t have access to my phone in an emergency? What use is Namola to me then?” It’s a very valid question. We all want maximum peace of mind at all times. The first thing to note is that without a phone, there really is […]

Reaffirming human rights in the Ramaphosa era

Brought to you by “Send me. Thuma mina.” Cyril Ramaphosa’s words last week as he quoted Hugh Masekela and called on South Africans to participate. “It is our intention…to bring together all our people who have the skills, who have the insights, who have the experience and capabilities to address the critical challenges that beset […]