Teenager drowns at Cape beach

A teenager from Khayelitsha is presumed to have drowned after reports that he went missing in the surf at Monwabisi Beach on the False Bay coast. A spokesperson for the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) Craig Lambinon says the 19 year old was swimming with friends when he apparently disappeared[…]

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Teen drowns at Cape Town beach

The National Sea Rescue Institute’s (NSRI) will continue their search for a 17-year-old boy went missing while swimming in the Strand area on Thursday. The teen apparently ran into trouble while swimming with friends yesterday. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said in a statement that paramedics, as well as the NSRI,[…]

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Authorities stop second ISIS teen

Government has confirmed that a second Cape Town teenager was prevented from leaving the country to join the  Islamic State group. State Security Minister David Mahlobo says the high school girl from Grassy Park was apprehended 10 days after a Kenwyn teenager was intercepted at the airport. The Grassy Park[…]

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‘ISIS teen not required to disclose minor status’

Comair says aviation industry regulation stipulated by the trade association of the world’s airlines, International Air Transport Association (IATA) only requires passengers below the age of 12 to be identified as unaccompanied minors. This follows an incident where a 15-year-old girl was taken off a British Airways flight in Cape[…]

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ISIS: Can a 15 year old fly alone?

Cape Town – Following news that a 15-year-old girl was taken off a British Airways flight in Cape Town after a failed attempt to join ISIS, News24 made enquiries at the airline’s OR Tambo office to find out just what is required for a minor to fly alone. On Monday,[…]

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CT ISIS recruit a loner

Cape Town – The mother of a pupil who attends school with a Cape Town teen who ran away from home to join the Islamic State, says the girl is a loner. “She has no friends,” said the mother, adding that her daughter was shaken after the news broke. The[…]

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CT teen tried to join ISIS

Johannesburg – A 15-year-old Cape Town girl who ran away from home to join the Islamic State was taken off a flight about to leave the city, State Security Minister David Mahlobo said on Monday. Her relatives contacted authorities after she disappeared from her parents home on Sunday morning. The[…]

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