Six-year-old boy saved baby sister from drowning

2020-03-12 20:02

Little Patricio Zabala from Santa Rosa de Calamuchita in Argentina was playing with his 18-month-old sister, Milagros, at a neighbour’s house when she toppled into the water.

UPDATE | 1 body recovered, 6 still missing after boat capsizes off Cape Town coast

2020-02-28 08:07

One man has died and six others are still missing at sea after a boat they were on capsized off the coast of Clifton Beach near Cape Town in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Enock Mpianzi death: Gauteng education dept head office will have to approve any water-related school trips

2020-01-24 17:07

All Gauteng public school trips, where activities are water related, will now be approved by the education department's head office and not by the district or schools themselves.

Boy seated next to Enoch Mpianzi on bus was the first to notice he was missing

2020-01-18 09:07

A boy who was seated next to 13-year-old Parktown Boys High School pupil Enoch Mpianzi while they were en route to their Grade 8 orientation camp was the first to raise the alarm that he was missing after the boys had returned from an activity.

'Prophet' and teen drown during 'spiritual ceremony' in Limpopo river

2019-12-21 14:00

The SAPS in Thohoyandou has opened two cases of inquest after a "prophet" and a teenage congregant drowned during a "spiritual ceremony" in a Limpopo river on Thursday.

'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.


17-year-old boy's body recovered from Umkomaas River

2020-03-07 14:27

Officers with the K9 unit, and search dog Bear, combed the area and recovered the body of a 17-year-old boy on Friday.

Three Limpopo children drown in local swimming pool

2020-02-01 17:10

They were found, floating unconscious in the pool, when the older brother of one of the children became concerned and searched for them.

READ IN FULL: Parktown Boys' High School releases statement following death of pupil at orientation camp

2020-01-18 12:02

Enoch Mpianzi's body was found on Friday after he went missing during a water activity at a Grade 8 orientation camp.

Body of missing Parktown Boys pupil found

2020-01-17 11:10

The body of the 13-year-old Parktown Boys' High School pupil who went missing during a "water activity" at a Grade 8 orientation camp on Wednesday, has been found.

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.

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