Shark spotters save woman from near drowning

2015-08-18 15:50

Shark spotters have saved an elderly woman from near drowning at Muizenberg beach after she was found floating face down at the water's edge.

Durban man drowns in night ocean swim

2015-07-30 08:43

A 22-year-old man has drowned while swimming in the sea off Durban’s New Beach.

Good Samaritan drowns in rescue bid

2015-07-26 11:31

A man has drowned after trying to assist the driver of a bakkie who tried to cross an overflowing river in his vehicle in Elliotdale in the Eastern Cape.

Toddler, domestic die in 'heartbreaking' drowning

2015-06-05 16:50

A domestic worker and a toddler have died in Cape Town after she apparently jumped in to save him.

Body of missing toddler found in Hartbeespoort Dam

2015-05-11 14:44

The body of a toddler who was flung into the Hartebeespoort Dam when a rubber-duck overturned at the weekend, has been found by police divers.

5 children drown in a river in Philippines

2015-04-15 09:07

Five children have drowned in a river in the northern Philippines during a family outing, police say.

7 drown in deadly China rescue attempt

2015-04-06 07:44

Seven members of a family on a holiday outing in China have drowned when a girl fell into a reservoir and several relatives dived in after her in a deadly attempt to rescue her.

Child drowns in lodge pool

2015-03-08 14:24

A seven-year-old child has drowned at a guest lodge in Mpumalanga.

Boy drowns after falling into North West river

2015-02-25 18:47

An 11-year-old boy has drowned in a river near the N12 in Klerksdorp, North West.

Man drowns during baptism ceremony

2015-02-16 07:34

A 30-year-old man has drowned during a baptism ceremony in northern Johannesburg, according to emergency services.


Fisherman dies in Hout Bay boat tragedy

2015-08-07 19:25

A Hout Bay fisherman has died and another is missing after a fishing expedition went tragically awry, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Desperate bid to save drowned toddler

2015-07-28 12:46

Paramedics spent nearly two hours desperately trying to revive a 3-year-old girl who had fallen into a swimming pool at her KwaZulu-Natal home.

Toddler drowns in Cape Town swimming pool

2015-07-05 13:35

A 1-year-old boy has drowned in a swimming pool in Milnerton, Cape Town, paramedics say.

Elderly man drowns in Virgin Active swimming pool

2015-05-21 11:41

A 73-year-old man has drowned in the swimming pool at the Westville Virgin Active in Durban.

Boy's body found floating in dam

2015-05-10 14:03

The body of a small child has been found floating in a dam on the Nuutgewek farm in Kraaifontein on Saturday, Police have confirmed.

Body of missing fisherman found

2015-04-10 13:57

The body of a missing fisherman has been found by police divers after a lengthy search at Inanda Dam, near Durban.

Man’s body found in sea at Durban beach

2015-04-02 07:14

The body of a fully dressed man has been found floating in the water at a popular Durban beach, paramedics say.

Boy, 3, drowns in KZN

2015-02-27 14:48

A 3-year-old boy has drowned in Ramsgate, KwaZulu-Natal.

Fisherman drowns after boat capsized

2015-02-24 21:25

The body of a fisherman has been retrieved off Elands Bay in the Western Cape after a boat capsized.

Two drown near Hermanus

2015-02-08 07:37

The NSRI says two men have drowned at Hawston Beach, near Hermanus after they were swept out to sea while swimming.

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