ARTICLES RELATING TO DROWNING

PICS | 32-year-old man drowns in Cape Town

2019-12-09 07:05

A 32-year-old man has drowned in Skaapkraal near Boundary Road, Cape Town.

9-year-old boy drowns in Kleinmond Lagoon, Western Cape

2019-11-26 22:23

A nine-year-old boy has drowned while swimming with other children in Kleinmond Lagoon in the Western Cape on Tuesday.

Body of 7-year-old KZN boy swept off low-level bridge found in river

2019-11-13 19:11

The body of the seven-year-old boy who was swept off the Soweto bridge in Darnell, KwaZulu-Natal, while walking from school was found on Wednesday afternoon, according to IPSS Medical Rescue.

Matric pupil drowns in Orange River at pre-exam party

2019-10-19 21:31

A teenager drowned in the Orange River as a group of Matric pupils had a party ahead of the start of their final exams, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday.

WATCH: Man drowns during underwater proposal

2019-09-23 14:38

An American man has drowned while attempting an underwater proposal to his girlfriend.

Mpolweni family prays helpers will find body of drowned girl (12)

2019-03-12 15:56

The family of a 12-year-old girl feared drowned in a fast-flowing river in Mpolweni are praying to at least find her body after she was washed away on Sunday morning.

10-man crew jumps sinking fishing vessel near Saldahna Bay

2019-02-16 18:52

Ten crew members have been rescued when a fishing vessel sunk on Saturday morning off the west of the Western Cape near Saldahna Bay.

4 young South Africans presumed drowned in Mozambique, but father remains 'hopeful'

2019-01-17 13:04

Four South Africans are still missing after going for a swim off an island in Mozambique.

School pool drowning tragedy

2018-09-07 16:28

A Woodlands family is crying foul over “conflicting stories” regarding the death of their 13-year-old child at Mountain Rise Primary School.

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WATCH: Waves on Durban North beach that claimed life of 7-year-old

Watch footage from the scene where a 7-year-old girl was allegedly knocked from the pier by heavy waves at Durban's North Beach late on Sunday afternoon.

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'A child can drown in as little as 2.5 cms of water': How to stay safe at the beach this summer

2019-11-29 07:38

Parent24 got in touch with Lifesaving South Africa for top water safety tips parents can follow to ensure their children stay safe.

Sea Point drownings: Body of third missing teen recovered from sea

2019-11-26 07:01

The body of a 16-year-old boy was found in the surf at Rocklands Beach in Sea Point, Cape Town, on Monday afternoon.

Man drowns in dam outside Potchefstroom

2019-11-04 17:48

After an assessment by ER24 paramedics, it was established that the man showed no signs of life and was declared dead.

Brave man rescues drowning teenager

2019-09-30 16:12

An Ashburton man was left with several cuts and bruises on his body after he was injured while rescuing a drowning teenage girl at Salt Rock beach, near Ballito, at the weekend.

Fisherman dies after boat capsizes near Hermanus, two still missing at sea

2019-06-06 20:12

A fisherman has died, and two have been rescued, after their boat capsized in the waves near Hermanus, the NSRI says. Meanwhile, two other men who went out searching for them are still missing at sea.

Search still on for missing 6-year-old girl swept away by river

2019-02-17 14:42

Police are still searching for a 6-year-old girl who was swept away by the Umlazi River on Friday. The child and three friends were all caught in the river's currents but the others were found.

Body of teenage boy who drowned in dam recovered

2019-01-22 15:25

The body of 16-year-old Mthobisi Mnguni, who drowned while swimming with friends at a Camperdown farm dam on Friday afternoon, was recovered on Monday.

Teen drowns in pool

2018-11-06 15:30

A Tamboville mother is pleading for answers from Msunduzi Municipality after her teenage son drowned at Eastwood Swimming Pool at the weekend.

These are the new safety standards for private swimming pools – and a fence is no longer good enough

2018-07-24 15:33

New standards for private swimming pools say a safety net or cover must be installed to prevent kids from drowning, on top of a child-proof fence around the pool area. And DIY installation is not good enough.

SEE: Toddler's brain damage reversed using oxygen treatment

2017-10-27 09:00

A 2-year-old girl has recovered from severe brain injury after nearly dying from a drowning incident.

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