Think before posting your children’s pics

2019-01-21 16:16

Splashing images of one’s child on social media platforms for the whole world to ogle at has become more prevalent.

FNB says 'tap and pin' technology at ATMs can reduce transaction time by 20 seconds

2018-11-28 06:15

FNB is rolling out 'tap and pin' technology across 100 of its ATMs, with others to be upgraded in 2019. The bank says the innovation will see transaction time reduced by 20 seconds.

These police stations haven’t seen any murders in the last 10 years

2018-11-11 07:31

But three other local police stations saw more murders than the whole of England and Wales.

Here's why the new Lexus ES is one of the safest cars you could buy

2018-11-02 13:00

The all-new Lexus ES has excelled in the latest Euro NCAP safety testing, achieving a maximum five-star rating with an average score of 86.25 – one of the highest the organisation has recorded for any car under its more stringent 2018 assessment criteria.

A viral thread on Twitter that asks what women would do if there was a 9pm curfew for men at night, is heartbreaking

2018-10-02 15:01

The responses are a sad indication of just how many women fear for their own safety.

This emergency safety app is big in Soweto – here’s how it works

2018-09-02 18:00

A free mobile safety app is helping Sowetans respond to emergencies faster than a call to the authorities.

South Africans believe they are less safe than people in Palestine and Libya, study finds

2018-07-17 08:45

A new study shows that South Africans have very low confidence in law and order – and think they are less secure than citizens of war-torn countries.

Let's take back our communities from violent criminals

2018-07-04 11:56

The most important job, the first job, of any government is to keep its people safe. The ANC has failed to do this, writes Mmusi Maimane.

What if your Uber driver knew you were drunk before you even got into the car?

2018-06-15 14:16

Uber may soon be able to track our sobriety when we request a ride. How will this change the way we travel and use the app?

These are the safest countries worldwide for women to live in

2018-05-29 17:52

If you’re thinking about making a move to a new country, you might want to read this first.


WATCH: Looking for a car with great safety features? 'Best in Class Cars' 2018 - Euro NCAP

2018-12-12 13:12

Looking for a vehicle with great safety features? Check out the Euro NCAP's Best in Class Cars for 2018.

How to stay safe while Black Friday bargain hunting

2018-11-22 20:53

The key to safe shopping this Black Friday is to stay vigilant, whether shopping online or in stores, warn two experts.

'Take care of tourists in remote areas of SA' - tourism expert

2018-11-07 08:30

If a tourist becomes seriously ill or has an accident in a remote area of SA and there was a lack of suitable medical support, it is the reputation of that business and region that will suffer, warns a local expert.

Why it's important that celebs like Kendall Jenner feel safe in their own homes

2018-10-19 16:00

The model and reality TV star recently shared concerns about her privacy.

How Facebook is looking out for your mental health

2018-09-05 14:58

The tech giant is making it easier to reach out to Facebook friends going through a tough time.

US testing finds flaws with car electronic car safety systems

2018-08-07 08:51

Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you're not paying attention, a US insurance industry group warns.

Polarised sunglasses and binoculars could save you from sharks in Cape Town

2018-07-08 09:14

The Shark Spotters programme warns people when sharks are in the water and stops them from getting attacked.

India is the most dangerous country in the world for women, survey shows

2018-06-27 14:33

Even though Indian authorities have been trying to deal with the issue, the number of assaults targeting women is still increasing.

Stop putting power banks, spare batteries in checked luggage, warns IATA

2018-06-07 05:15

Many passengers are carrying prohibited items in their checked baggage, with power banks and spare batteries carrying higher risk, says the International Air Transport Association.

How much do you trust driverless cars?

2018-05-25 10:44

We’re promised a future with driverless cars on our roads but do people really trust the technology to take us safely on journeys?

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