ARTICLES RELATING TO DROWNINGS

Young boy's body found in KZN river

2016-12-09 13:07

The body of a 9-year-old boy has been recovered from a river north of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal police have said.

Man drowns at Amanzimtoti beach

2016-12-04 22:34

A man believed to be in his thirties has drowned at a rock pool at Amanzimtoti beach in Durban.

Pastor drowns in river during baptism ceremony

2016-12-03 21:10

A pastor has drowned in the Ulmazi River while conducting a baptism, while a child has been plucked from the jaws of death.

Boy, 9, drowns in Port Elizabeth river

2016-11-29 20:21

A 9-year-old boy has drowned in the Swartkops River, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape police have said.

JHB toddler fights for life after near drowning

2016-11-20 20:22

A two-year-old girl is in a critical condition following a near drowning incident in Florida Hills, west of Johannesburg.

2 students drown in Gauteng dam

2016-11-05 19:55

Two students have drowned during a team-building exercise at a conference venue in Pretoria, paramedics have said.

Boy, 12, drowns on school trip

2016-10-31 21:04

A 12-year-old boy has drowned while swimming with a school group at Glen Eden beach near East London.

Police divers find drowned Durban fisherman

2016-10-28 12:52

Police search and rescue divers have pulled the body of a fisherman from the surf at Virginia Beach, a spokesperson says.

Grim weekend for police divers in Durban as teens' bodies recovered

2016-10-24 12:08

Police Search and Rescue divers have recovered the bodies of two people who drowned in and around Durban.

Man's body recovered from river in Gauteng

2016-10-22 20:27

The body of a man has been recovered in a river in Henley on Klip in the Meyerton area, Gauteng paramedics say.

 

WATCH: Tears as 4-year-old Everlate Chauke laid to rest

2016-12-07 12:47

Family, friends, and residents of the Setshwetla informal settlement in Alexandra have said farewell to three-year-old Everlate Chauke, who drowned in the Jukskei River during flooding last month.

Man drowns at Witsand

2016-12-04 09:07

A man has drowned after being swept out to sea by rip currents while swimming at The Anchorage Beach, Witsand, the NSRI confirmed.

Everlate was taken too soon – Mashaba

2016-12-02 20:12

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has sent his condolences to the family of the three-year-old girl who was swept away in flash floods in Alexandra..

Divers search for man reported missing at Kleinmond Lagoon

2016-11-21 10:38

Police divers are set to resume their search for a man who went missing while swimming in the Kleinmond Lagoon.

Missing KZN teen's body found

2016-11-19 14:46

The body of a 17-year-old girl has been found about 15km from where she went missing after being washed out to sea at Blythedale beach, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Fisherman drowns in Richards Bay

2016-11-03 23:08

A Richards Bay fisherman drowned after falling into the sea on Thursday, the NSRI said.

Toddler drowns in Durban swimming pool

2016-10-30 21:30

A two-year-old boy has drowned in a swimming pool in Durban, paramedics say.

Lucky escape for Camps Bay swimmer swept out to sea

2016-10-26 22:59

A swimmer who was swept out to sea by rip currents at Camps Bay beach has been lucky to survive after a local and a body boarder came to his aid.

2 fishermen drown at Durban beach

2016-10-23 21:27

Two fishermen have drowned at Virginia Beach, north of Durban, private security company a security company says.

Khayelitsha man disappears in surf

2016-10-20 21:16

A search is underway for a man who disappeared in the surf while swimming at Monwabisi Beach in Cape Town, the National Sea Rescue Institute said.

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