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Police line: A good response time

2015-08-20 13:03

Many News24 Users have shared their frustrating experience of calling 10111. However, not everyone had to wait long for a police response. These News24 Users share their positive experiences.

2 comments   |   357 views

Emirates vs Qatar Airways

2015-08-20 13:03

I recently flew on Emirates and Qatar Airways and spent long hours at both their airports on both legs of each journey - in the public areas - not the private lounges.

20 comments   |   4762 views

'We cannot rely on police for protection'

2015-08-20 11:23

About two months ago I contacted the police. They answered promptly but only arrived more than 45 minutes later.

5 comments   |   1178 views

The pros and cons of being a working mother

2015-08-20 10:02

Your baby is on the way and the time has come to choose whether to hang up your suit jacket for good or to become a full time working mom.

1 comment   |   600 views

Phoning 10111: A long wait

2015-08-20 09:08

The average waiting time for a police officer to arrive if you called the 10111 number during an emergency is 19 minutes. News24 Users share their experience of calling the emergency number.

2 comments   |   1196 views

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Confused operator

2015-08-20 10:02

On 14 Jun 2014 we were attacked by 5 armed men. We phoned 112 from our cell. It just rang, writes News24 User Carel de Ridder.

4 comments   |   2015 views

Hung up and called an ambulance myself

2015-08-20 09:08

News24 user Stadler Kok tells of his experience with trying to make an emergency call to 10111.

0 comments   |   1428 views

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