A decade of Jacob Zuma has made South Africans more desperate but also more wary of politics and receptive to Siya Kolisi's brand of sincere, lived-in pragmatism, writes Cecelia Balfour.
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IPSS Medical Rescue said when it arrived at the scene, it established the young boy had been playing in a large water-filled excavation hole "when he got into difficulty and drowned".
Two Grade 11 pupils who took a dip in the East London ocean before a choir competition over the weekend are still missong at sea, the NSRI Says.
The search for a missing teenager presumed to have drowned at the mouth of the Swartkops River will continue on Friday.
The boy had initially gone missing in the lagoon while swimming with a group of friends aged between 9 and 12.
A Pretoria pupil has drowned at a swimming pool in Rustenburg while on a school trip heading to Sun City.
A massive search has been launched for an 11-year-old boy who slipped into the sea and was swept away at the Swartkops River Mouth, near Port Elizabeth.
A boy, believed to be 2 years old, has been hospitalised following a nonfatal drowning at a house in Pretoria.
A 6-year-old boy has drowned in the Msunduzi in KwaZulu-Natal.
Fewer than a quarter of the more than 1,000 migrants who died crossing the Mediterranean to Spain from North Africa since the start of 2018 have been found, a Spanish group said Tuesday.
An 11-year-old boy has saved the life of an 18-month-old baby after the younger boy fell into a pool in Puttick Avenue in Sundowner, Randburg.
Eastern Cape police have found the body of 11-year-old Olwenene Maqanda after he fell into a canal in Kirkwood.
A four-year-old boy is being heralded as a hero after he rescued his two-year-old sister from drowning in the family pool.
A family outing to a dam ended in tragedy after four members of the same family drowned while trying to take a selfie.
Bystanders did all they could to help a Despatch couple when they were whipped around in choppy waves before drowning while on holiday in Bali, according to a witness.
It was meant to be the final day of their two-week vacation to Bali for Despatch farmers Victor Allers and his Brazilian wife Fatima Turner. But a boat trip near Devil’s Tear cove in Nusa Lembongan island would be their last excursion in Indonesia.
Morocco authorities said Monday they had found the body of a person missing after a flood hit a football pitch, bringing to eight the number of people killed in last week's tragedy.
Veteran journalist and recently appointed director of news at eNCA, Ben Said, 45, has drowned while on holiday with his family in Mozambique.
Port Alfred has lost two fishermen after their boat was broadsided by a wave as they returned home through the Kowie River mouth, according to the National Sea Rescue Institute.
A 16-year-old boy has drowned at Baggies Beach in Durban.
Authorities are attempting to locate and recover the body of a foreign tourist believed to have drowned at a no swimming beach north of Bronze Beach, Umhlanga Rocks, Netcare 911 has confirmed.
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