Dhlomo praises EMS after dramatic mountain search

2015-07-15 20:26

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo has praised the Emergency Medical Services team, who worked in conjunction with the SANDF and the Mountain Club of SA, to rescue a man stuck in the Drakensberg Mountains.

Gusting winds hamper rescue of foreign hiker in Drakensberg

2015-07-15 13:55

Gale-force winds have stalled the aerial rescue of a 30-year-old French national who is trapped on a mountain ledge in the Northern Drakensberg.

Man rescued off Hekpoort mountain

2015-07-09 19:24

A man has been rescued off a mountain in the Hekpoort area, between Magaliesburg and Hartbeespoort Dam, after falling down a steep slope, paramedics say.

Search for missing woman scaled down

2015-06-22 12:21

THE search for 58-year-old Carly Hill, who went missing from a yacht six nautical miles off-shore of the Tugela River mouth on Friday last week, has been scaled down.

Search suspended for woman reported missing off yacht

2015-06-19 22:57

Search and rescue teams will resume their search for a woman reported missing off a yacht six nautical miles off-shore of the Tugela River mouth, in KwaZulu-Natal, at first light, the NSRI says.

7-year-old Limpopo girl still missing

2015-06-09 15:48

Police are still searching for missing seven-year-old child, Leago Mohlahla, helped by residents, the police's K9 unit as well as search and rescue officials.

Park boss and wife injured in buffalo attack

2015-05-28 15:57

The chief executive of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park and his wife have been airlifted after an encounter with a buffalo.

Malaysia orders search-and-rescue for migrants

2015-05-21 22:10

Four Malaysian navy ships have begun searching the seas for stranded boat people, in the first official rescue operation since desperate migrants started washing onto Southeast Asia's shores.

Search for missing Cape Town hiker enters fifth day

2015-05-18 18:27

The search for a Muizenberg man has continued in a scaled-down format around Table Mountain, marking the fifth day of searching since he disappeared while out on a hike.

Search for Cape Town hiker enters fourth day

2015-05-17 17:48

The parents and brother of 25-year-old Taro Spies are helping with an extensive search around Table Mountain after he went missing while out on a hike.


Foreign hiker rescued in bold helicopter hoist

2015-07-15 15:25

A French hiker who was stranded on a rocky ledge in the Drakensberg for more than 24 hours has been hoisted to safety in a bold helicopter rescue.

Emergency team races to rescue stranded hiker

2015-07-15 07:45

Paramedics and rescue technicians are travelling in a military helicopter to rescue an injured hiker in a remote region of the Northern Drakensburg.

3 rescued off rock after being trapped by high tide

2015-07-05 12:31

Three people, including two children, have been rescued after the spring high tide left them trapped on a rock at Pacaltsdorp, near George, the NSRI says.

Search for missing woman called off, yacht returns to Durban

2015-06-21 14:46

A desperate search for a woman who is believed to have fallen off a yacht has not been successful and her husband has since sailed back to Durban.

Body found on mountain not missing Muizenberg hiker - police

2015-06-18 17:46

The body recovered from Table Mountain may be that of a man reported missing at the Camps Bay police station three days ago, police say.

Boogie boarder rescued in high seas

2015-05-30 19:22

A man had a two hour boogie boarding ordeal in the heavy seas of Cape Town before being rescued by the NSRI.

Search for Cape Town hiker called off

2015-05-25 17:19

The search for Muizenberg resident Taro Spies has been called off after 11 days of combing areas around Table Mountain.

Cape Town boy found alive under boat

2015-05-19 15:46

A collective sigh of relief has swept through the Hangberg Community Centre after reports were received that missing Byron Baron had been found.

Two holidaymakers swept away by waves while snapping pics of the view

2015-05-18 08:49

Two holidaymakers from Gauteng have suffered multiple fractures and lacerations after waves swept both to sea in Plettenberg Bay, the NSRI says.

Toddler drowns in Hartbeespoort Dam on Mother's Day

2015-05-11 09:26

A family outing to the Hartbeespoort Dam has ended in tragedy after a toddler presumably drowned when a rubber duck overturned.

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