Protect your alarm system from load shedding

October 28, 2019

Reports of poorly maintained alarm systems breaking down due to power outages have swept the nation from Cape Town to Pietermaritzburg. Christelle Fourie, managing director of MUA Insurance Acceptances, said it was crucial that homeowners take a proactive approach to ensure that any power surges resulting from load shedding did not damage household appliances. Power […]

Crime reporting app launched in Durban

October 25, 2019

THE FIGHT against crime has gone digital. Residents in Isipingo, south of Durban were introduced to an app that will help them report crimes to the police. The My SAPS app is available on Android and iOS and is free to download. SAPS Lieutenant-General Nobe-suthu Masiye, acting divisional commissioner for technological services, said the app […]

Narcos report ranks SA as largest market for drugs in sub-Sahara Africa

October 22, 2019

The United States’ Department of Congress has published the 2018 International Narcotics Control Strategy (INCS) Report and South Africa has been ranked as the largest market for the sale of illicit drugs in sub-Sahara Africa. The report has become more significant since it’s release in the first quarter of 2018 after South African authorities intercepted […]

WhatsApp stockvels are likely to be pyramid schemes

October 9, 2019

The National Stokvel Association of SA (Nasasa) has warned South Africans that WhatsApp stokvels are most likely to be pyramid schemes rather than genuine savings vehicles according to news reports. A stokvel is a savings scheme where a group of people come together to save or increasingly invest, jointly. The reports followed after WhatsApp messages […]

ATM fraud rampant in the Eastern Cape

October 7, 2019

Recent news reports confirm that police have arrested 15 people in the first three months of a specialized team of anti-fraud cops focused operation in the Eastern Cape. A slew of ATM frauds has plundered the accounts of hundreds of victims across the province and Police announced their newly assembled East London police cluster commercial […]

Which floors are easiest to clean?

October 7, 2019

Interior design trends have shaped the way we look at flooring and modern consumers are opting for options that minimise the appearance of dirt and are easy to clean and maintain. Homeowners want flooring materials that have been given special treatment to make them unique in design and texture. Whether it is fumed wood, blanched […]