Entries by Sithabiso Ndhlovu Namola

What to do during a robbery?

Armed Robbery is a common occurrence in South Africa, and 2016/2017 statistics reveal that it is on a steady increase. Businesses and households are both vulnerable to these attacks and it is therefore imperative to not only know how to avoid an armed robbery from occurring but what to do if you are ever involved […]

How To Help Someone Having A Heat Stroke

Request for Medical Assistance through the Namola App  if someone if the person has the following symptoms Body temperature above 39 degrees Celsius Rapid pulse Reduced sweating Disorientation Unconsciousness Seizures Warm, red, dry skin 1. Request for Medical Assistance  Heat stroke is a medical emergency. Seek immediate emergency care if you think someone might have heat […]

Fighting Crime As a Family

“When I leave for work every morning I am in constant fear. My maternal instincts say that I should not leave the baby with the nanny, I want to protect her, I should be with her all the time, but I know I have to work so that she has a good life,” Shanice Bucktwar […]

Press Release: New Namola feature will help communities partner in the fight against crime

This holiday season, Namola is launching Emergency Contacts. This new feature not only sends an emergency request directly to the Namola Response Centre, but also notifies up to 5 of your own pre-selected Emergency Contacts, and keeps them updated as you receive help. As the holiday season gets underway, the need for a safer South […]

Six hitmen arrested

An Operational Response Services intervention consisting of members of the Tactical Response Team, National Intervention Unit, Public Order Police and Air Wing is working tirelessly to curb senseless killings in this Province. The team is currently on detachment in the far North of KwaZulu-Natal where five people were fatally wounded a week ago. Yesterday, 28 […]