ARTICLES RELATING TO DROWNINGS

Bodies of 2 missing Cape Town students wash up at Macassar Beach

2017-03-23 12:18

The bodies of two Cape Town students who went missing at Strand Beach have been found, Western Cape police have confirmed.

Four-year-old saved from near drowning in Durban

2017-03-21 22:19

A four-year-old girl has been saved from a near drowning at a hotel pool on the Durban beachfront on Tuesday afternoon.

Baby drowns in bucket of water

2017-03-18 09:54

A baby drowned in a bucket of water in an informal settlement in Wilderness, George, on Thursday, emergency services said.

2-year-old boy's body found floating after canoe capsizes

2017-03-08 12:54

A 2-year-old boy reportedly died while seventeen other people survived when a canoe they were in capsized in a river in Malawi's Mchinji district.

29-year-old drowns off Durban beach

2017-02-15 21:45

A 29-year-old man drowned at Durban’s Battery beach.

7-year-old drowns in West Rand farm dam

2017-02-09 11:19

A 7-year-old boy has drowned in a dam at a farm in Randfontein, say paramedics.

Zimbabwean student swept out to sea

2017-01-29 23:01

A 22-year-old Zimbabwean man studying in Port Elizabeth has been swept out to sea in rip currents, NSRI spokesperson Chris Lambinon said.

Joburg boy critical after near-drowning in pool

2017-01-28 17:20

A 4-year-old boy was in a critical condition after nearly drowning in a swimming pool in Norkem Park, Johannesburg paramedics have said.

WATCH: Gambian drowns in Italy, as onlookers film, laugh, make racist comments (GRAPHIC)

2017-01-27 10:20

Footage of a Gambian man drowning in Italy while onlookers watch, jeer, film and racially insult him, has gone viral on social media. Some viewers may find the video disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised.

No drownings, fewer road deaths in NMB

2017-01-16 17:43

Nobody drowned and fewer people died on the roads in Nelson Mandela Bay this festive season compared to the previous year, mayor Athol Trollip has said.

 

Boy's body retrieved from North West dam

2017-03-22 08:19

The body of a 12-year-old boy who went missing after a recreational day on a dam in Geysdorp at the weekend has been found, police say.

Cape Town divers resume search for 3 missing beachgoers

2017-03-20 12:29

Police divers are continuing their search for three men who went missing at two Cape Town beaches over the weekend.

14-month-old girl drowns in Durban pool

2017-03-08 22:59

A 14-month-old girl drowned when she fell into a swimming pool in Gillitts, Durban.

Man missing at sea after saving relative

2017-03-05 21:58

A search is underway for a man who went missing at sea, after saving a family member at a Pacaltsdorp beach in George.

Police divers continue search for Cape Town man swept out to sea

2017-02-15 11:42

Police divers are continuing their search for a missing man who was swept out to sea at Monwabisi Beach, Western Cape police have confirmed.

Hope of finding Mpumalanga boy swept away by river fades

2017-02-01 20:12

Hope of finding the 14-year-old-boy who disappeared in the Crocodile River in Matsulu on Friday is fading away.

Joy as girl, 3, revived after near-drowning in Toti tidal pool

2017-01-29 20:31

With a cough and a splutter, a 3-year-old girl survived drowning in a tidal pool near Amanzimtoti when quick thinking lifeguards and a bystander came to her rescue.

Teen who tried to cool off drowns in Umgeni River

2017-01-28 07:02

A 16-year-old boy drowned while trying to cool off in the Umgeni River in Kwadabeka.

Teen drowns in Coronation Dam

2017-01-21 22:04

A teenager who had gotten into difficulty while swimming in the Coronation Dam in Krugersdorp has drowned, paramedics have confirmed.

Narrow escape from rip current for Ballito bathers

2017-01-16 06:11

Quick thinking has saved the lives of five bathers who were swept away from the shoreline in Ballito.

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