Press Releases

  • DRUGS AND ALCOHOL FOUND AT SCHOOLS IN SOUTH

    Fidelity ADT together with South African Police Service officers from  Katlehong, Elsburg, Alberton, Germiston as well as Primrose Saps Community Safety, Transnet, Boksburg correctional service and the Ekurhuleni South District Social cluster, conducted two indepth joint school search and seizure operations this month. Linda Goodenough, community development manager for Fidelity ADT said it was concerning to see the unacceptably high

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  • Joint ops in Westdene results in two arrests

    In a concerted effort to clamp down on crime in Westdene the South African Police Services joined forces with Fidelity ADT’s special response unit and other private security companies to conduct a crime prevention operation on 21 February. The team did stop and searches of individuals and premises. Two suspects were arrested for the possession of marijuana. The property where

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  • School security has to be a priority

    The recent break-in at Menzi Primary School in Ekurhuleni has put the issue of school security in the spotlight. “While there shouldn’t be much cash kept on a school property there are other high-value items such as tablets and laptops that would make the property a target,” says Charnel Hattingh, National Marketing & Communications Manager, Fidelity ADT. She says that

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  • Keep your kids safe while having fun these holidays

    It’s almost the school holidays so time to get into gear and make sure your kids are safe while having fun. “Many parents work through the school holidays so kids are looked after by a family member or domestic worked or simply stay at home by themselves. Whatever your situation is, kids can have a great holiday while staying safe

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  • BEAST VISITS GATEWAY SCHOOL

    This week, rugby giant, Tendai “BEAST” Mtawarira, well-known and loved Sharks and Springbok prop and an ambassador for Fidelity ADT, visited children at  Gateway School in Ruimsig to share his secrets to success. Nicholas Govender, community development manager for Fidelity ADT says, “It was a pleasure to visit the school which caters for learners with special education needs and see

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  • Edenglen High learners receive safety talk following incidents in the area

    Sergeant Mashile, from the Edenvale SAPS Social Crime Prevention division, and Renee Basson, the Edenvale Community Development Manager at Fidelity ADT, attended assembly at Edenglen High School on 11 March to talk to the Grade 8 and 9 pupils about safety. “In light of the recent criminal activity in and around Edenvale, and at some Edenvale Schools, we felt it

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  • Domestics urged to always be prepared – The big what if?

    March 2019 At the Domestic Watch meeting held at the Linhill Soccer Club this week,  domestic staff  from Linmeyer, Oakdene, The Hill and surrounding areas were taught how to stay safe and what to do if they come in to contact with a criminal. We are all aware that we need to take certain precautions to avoid criminal activity like

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  • Investing in your 20’s – good or bad?

    March 2019 So, you are footloose and fancy free, probably just graduated from university and ready to move onto the next stage of your life. Hopefully you’ve got a job but without a bond and family to look after, saving and investing may not be your top priority. African Bank’s Group Executive: Sales, Branch Network, Mellony Ramalho, says it’s a

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  • At African Bank Everybody is Somebody

    1 March 2019 Today African Bank launches their new brand campaign “Everybody is Somebody.” Kaibe Mollo, Head: Marketing for African Bank says this is the first time in a very long time that African Bank will  be on TV with an advert that it knows will touch the hearts of every South African. “We know how important it is for

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  • Creating global shared value

    The question of how to create global shared value was one of the key themes at last week’s Forbes Woman Africa Leading Summit. African Bank CEO, Basani Maluleke, shared the stage with Grace Harding, CEO of Ocean Basket and Nozipho Sithole, CEO at Transnet Port Terminals. Maluleke subscribes to the view that the central premise behind creating shared value is

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  • Dog poisoning incidents on the increase

    There has been an increase in dog poisoning incidents recently and Fidelity ADT Security is advising dog owners to be cautious. “We have specifically had incidents in Melville, Westdene, Sophiatown, Brixton and Auckland Park,” reports Natasha Springfield, Community Development Manager Fidelity ADT. “Residents need to be extra vigilant and report any suspicious individuals or vehicles seen in the area to

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  • Valentine’s Month – a perfect time to think about the safety of your loved ones

    February is the month of love, a great time to think again about how you can look after the safety of your loved ones. “There are many things you can do to improve the safety of loved ones and belongings. It is easy, and some of it won’t event cost a cent,” says Charnel Hattingh, National Marketing and Communications Manager

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