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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   |   319 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.

19 comments   |   4646 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   |   1129 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   |   547 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   |   1152 views

TAKING YOU BACK:  Wheels24 readers have sent in pics of their classic Beetles.See the gallery here.


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   |   1973 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   |   1392 views

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This is the street of johannesburg today Saturday and all this people are paying their respect to the great hero and former president Nelson Mandela for his love for his country..

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In memory for Madiba I've lit two candles and descend our beautiful South African flag halfway at the foot of the St Victoire mountain in the south of France, where I live for the last 4.5 years. My Belgian husband has put up some special words for Madiba in his practice and is playing out of Africa songs as background music! (Ronél and Daniel Wathlet-Steyn)


2013-12-06 18:20

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