Entries by Sithabiso Ndhlovu Namola

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 […]

Extract from the address by the Minister of Women, Susan Shabangu, in the National Assembly today.

Debate on Gender-Based Violence. We welcome and support the Namola App, which has been initiated and rolled-out nationally. Since its launch, there have been more than 100 000 downloads. Namola is a crime response app that allows users to share their GPS coordinates, name and nature of the emergency with a 24/7 response call centre. […]

Are All Police Vehicles Linked to Namola?

In some places, Namola alerts go directly to officers. In other places, our control room will get hold of 10111, the fire station, EMS, traffic, etc. on the user’s behalf, depending on the need. In all cases, Namola has a dedicated command centre operator assigned to each incident who makes sure the user gets the […]

Namola Covers Farm Areas as well

We understand and fully appreciate the gravity of the special dangers facing farmers. In rural areas that are far away from the nearest police station, Namola might not always be able to get police out as speedily as we’d like. (Not for lack of trying!) Farm Watches can choose to join Namola Watch, which allows […]

PRESS RELEASE #MAKESASAFE WITH NAMOLA AND DIALDIRECT INSURANCE

  According to Statistics South Africa’s Victims of Crime Survey, 1.2 million South African households experienced 1.5 million crime incidents in 2016/17. Most of these victims of crime probably contacted the national police emergency line, 10111, for help in their time of need. Some got the assistance they needed, some, unfortunately, didn’t. To bridge the […]