"Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security, it’s super-fast, simple and free. You can use Telegram on all your devices at the same time — your messages sync seamlessly across any number of your phones, tablets or computers. You can send messages, photos, videos and files of any type (doc, zip, mp3, etc), as well as create groups for up to 200,000 people or channels for broadcasting to unlimited audiences." Download this app: telegram.org/apps
"At Link we believe that Active Citizenry equates to improved Service Delivery and Safer Communities. With Link, you can play a crucial role in your Community by reporting Service Delivery Issues and Safety related incidents through your local Ward and Safety Channels. Link also offers a track-me-home feature and SOS button, keeping you and your loved ones safe. As an added benefit, you can find all the businesses around you and any offers they may have. Link, solving local problems, changing lives!"
"Namola is a free mobile safety app that allows South African citizens to #GetHelpFast in emergency situations. Users can request assistance from public emergency services, such as the South African Police Services (SAPS), Metro Police, Fire & Rescue, and Ambulance."
"Zello is a free walkie talkie app for your cellphone. Zello turns your phone into a walkie talkie and works anywhere in the world as long as you are connected to the internet."