Swimmer dies in rip currents on Garden Route

A 22-year-old man drowned at Herolds Bay on the Western Cape Garden Route at the weekend. Mike Vonk, NSRI Herolds Bay deputy station commander, said the man was caught in strong rip currents while swimming. A sea rescue craft was launched just before 3pm on Saturday along with a range of[…]

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AmaZulu King Goodwill Zwelithini passes away

Former Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, has confirmed that AmaZulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini, has passed away. The King was being treated for an ongoing diabetes problem. King Zwelithini was admitted to the hospital last week to receive treatment for unstable blood glucose levels. According to Buthelezi, King Zwelithini[…]

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Acclaimed photographer Jürgen Schadeberg dies at age of 89

Acclaimed photographer Jürgen Schadeberg, perhaps best known for his photograph of South Africa’s first democratic president Nelson Mandela looking out through the bars from inside his former cell on Robben Island, has died at the age of 89, it was reported on Sunday. “Sadly Jürgen passed away yesterday [Saturday] due[…]

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