KZN police retrieve bodies from rivers after drownings

2015-10-05 13:00

Police divers have combed the bottoms of two KwaZulu-Natal rivers looking for the bodies of two victims who had drowned, one of them just a teenager.

Teen's body pulled from river after drowning

2015-09-27 21:21

Police rescue divers have found the body of a teenager who had drowned in the Umgeni River near Molweni, Durban.

Teenager drowns at Durban beach

2015-09-25 22:01

A 14-year-old boy has drowned at Durban’s Snake Park beach, paramedics says.

Homeless man rescues man from near drowning in Cape Town

2015-09-25 12:37

A homeless man in Cape Town has been commended for coming to the rescue of a man who was drowning at a beach in Sea Point, Cape Town.

Trauma counselling for pupils while search for classmate continues

2015-09-14 13:49

Classmates of a Grade 10 pupil at a Cape Town school are receiving trauma counselling while the search continues for their friend who went missing in the surf at Camps Bay.

11-year-old drowns along False Bay coastline

2015-09-06 22:37

An 11-year-old boy has drowned after being swept out to sea at Mnandi Beach on the False Bay coastline on the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

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, rescuer drown in Randburg swimming pool

2015-09-29 21:14

An act of bravery has ended in a double tragedy, with a six-year-old boy and the man who tried to rescue him both drowning in a swimming pool at the boy's house in Randburg, paramedics say.

4 children drown after rowing boat overturns in KZN

2015-09-26 22:15

The bodies of four children, among them two brothers, have been recovered after they drowned at the Mountain Park Dam in KwaZulu-Natal.

Fearless homeless man 'a hero' for saving drowning man

2015-09-25 19:52

Thembinkosi Gqotso, a homeless person who rescued a man from drowning, showed "no fear" when he spotted the fully dressed victim in distress in the waves at Sea Point, his friends say.

Man drowns during pre-dawn swim in Durban

2015-09-25 10:01

Revelry that spilled over from Heritage Day has resulted in the drowning of a man at Durban’s South Beach.

No dark motives behind pool tiles - eThekwini

2015-09-08 14:36

The eThekwini municipality has poured cold water on claims that a multimillion-rand upgrade to beachfront pools – which includes retiling – is a result of dark tiles camouflaging dark-skinned bathers underwater, increasing their risk of drowning.

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.

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