ARTICLES RELATING TO DROWNINGS

Boy, 8, drowns in Port Edward lagoon

2020-02-17 13:22

An eight-year-old boy has drowned in a lagoon in Port Edward over the weekend, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Two boys drown in water-filled holes at Makwassie construction site

2020-02-13 08:29

Two boys have drowned after going for a swim with some friends in water-filled holes at a construction site near Makwassie, North West, on Tuesday.

Pupil dies after jumping from moving taxi during attack

2020-02-10 20:04

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi announced the deaths of two pupils over the weekend, bringing the death toll to seven within a single week.

Keamogetswe Seboko's mother blames school for son's drowning - report

2020-02-08 21:22

An independent investigation into the death of 12-year-old Keamogetswe "Keamo" Seboko found teachers were repeatedly told about his body at the bottom of the school's swimming pool but they did nothing, his mother has told IOL.

13-year-old boy drowns in Port Elizabeth river

2020-02-06 17:38

The body of a 13-year-old boy has been retrieved from the Swartkops River in Port Elizabeth after he went missing while swimming, the NSRI says.

Inquest docket opened after boy, 5, drowns at East London Virgin Active gym

2020-02-04 14:26

East London police are investigating an inquest docket after a 5-year-old boy drowned at a Virgin Active facility.

SEE: Guard of honour for Enock Mpianzi's parents as Parktown Boys' High bids him an emotional farewell

2020-01-28 19:03

Parktown Boys' High School pupils honoured Enock Mpianzi, 13, when the brass band and drum corps played the school's traditional Last of the Mohicans theme song at an emotional memorial service.

Enock Mpianzi was fifth child to die at Nyati school camps since 1999 - report

2020-01-27 09:09

Enock Mpianzi, the 13-year-old Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 pupil who drowned at the Nyati Bush and River Break lodge during an orientation camp, was the fifth child to die at the notorious lodge since 1999.

Laerskool Bekker drowning: Keamohetswe Seboko to be laid to rest, as probe into his death begins

2020-01-24 19:04

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to attend the funeral of Laerskool Bekker pupil Keamohetswe Shaun Seboko, who drowned in school hostel swimming pool.

AS IT HAPPENED | Headmaster of Parktown Boys' High School suspended - Panyaza Lesufi

2020-01-24 11:46

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to release the report into the death of 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi, who drowned at a Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 orientation camp last week.

 

Lifeguard, 7, lauded for diving into action to save boy, 4, from drowning in pool

2020-02-15 09:18

Seven-year-old Mkhosi Ginindza, who has been taking swimming lessons for a year, is lauded for saving a four-year-old boy from drowning in a pool in Johannesburg.

Traumatised neighbour recounts seeing her friend being swept away by flash floods

2020-02-12 06:00

Friends of a woman who disappeared after being swept away during flash floods in Gauteng last week, are battling to cope.

German tourist dies in boat accident near Witsand, two rescued

2020-02-10 15:33

A holiday in Cape Town has turned tragic after a German woman died when the boat she and two others were sailing in capsized, the NSRI says.

Girl, 8, reportedly drowns after flash flood hits Joburg, City activates emergency services

2020-02-08 20:08

According to the City of Johannesburg, the girl drowned in the Mlhangeni informal settlement, Region B.

Man drowns at Durban's South Beach, another man still missing

2020-02-06 10:59

A man has drowned at Durban's South Beach when he and two companions got into trouble in the water.

WATCH LIVE | Enock Mpianzi funeral

2020-02-01 10:25

WATCH the funereal of Enock Mpianzi funeral.

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WATCH | Enock Mpianzi remembered at memorial service at Parktown Boys' High

Enock Mpianzi, the 13-year-old Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 pupil who drowned at the Nyati Bush and River Break lodge during an orientation camp, is remembered at a memorial service.

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WATCH | The public deserves the truth - Bikers Against Bullies SA rallies behind Enock Mpianzi's family

2020-01-24 20:24

Bikers Against Bullies South Africa has handed over a memorandum of demands to Parktown Boys' High School principal Malcolm Williams, calling for him to resign after the death of Grade 8 pupil Enock Mpianzi.

Enock Mpianzi tragedy: Parktown Boys' High Grade 8 camp was unauthorised

2020-01-24 15:54

A preliminary report by the Gauteng Education Department finds that the Grade 8 orientation camp of Parktown Boys' High in North West where Enock Mpianzi died, was not approved by the district and head offices.

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 WATCH | Panyaza Lesufi releases report into Enock Mpianzi's death at school camp

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is releasing the education department's report into the death of 13-year-old Enock Mpianzi, who drowned at a Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 orientation camp.

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