Man dies after four swimmers experience difficulties at Tinley Manor Beach in KZN

Durban in the News: Man dies after four swimmers experience difficulties at Tinley Manor Beach in KZN: One person died after four swimmers got into difficulties in the surf on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, Netcare 911 has confirmed. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Heroic beachgoer hospitalised after helping struggling swimmers

Durban in the News: Heroic beachgoer hospitalised after helping struggling swimmers: An heroic swimmer who assisted a group of swimmers who had gotten into difficulty in the surf of a KwaZulu-Natal beach has been hospitalised after he, too, found himself in trouble in the water. New Year’s Day rapist handed life sentence: A rapist who came knocking at his victim’s door just after midnight on New Year's Day last year has been sentenced to life in jail for the attack. 2 hit in police shootout after being caught cruising in stolen car: … [Read more...]

aQuelle Midmar Mile swimmers to raise R3m for SA charities

aQuelle Midmar Mile swimmers to raise R3m for SA charities: Midmar Mile swimmers to raise R3m for SA charities (HOWICK) – Participants in this year’s aQuellé Midmar Mile will have their sights set on a fundraising target of R3 million for charity when they hit the water for the world’s largest open water swim this weekend. Over 13,000 swimmers from across the country are expected to descend on Midmar Dam near Pietermaritzburg for the 45th edition of South Africa’s premier open water race. Among them will be the 200-plus members of the 8 Mile … [Read more...]

R3m fundraising target smashed by aQuelle Midmar Mile swimmers

R3m fundraising target smashed by aQuelle Midmar Mile swimmers: (HOWICK) – DESPITE a lagging economy, swimmers at South Africa’s premier open water championship, the aQuellé Midmar Mile, have smashed an ambitious target of raising R3-million for charities nationwide, fundraisers announced on Monday [12 February]. Drawing amateur and serious athletes of all ages, this past weekend’s event saw many swimmers raise funds for causes ranging from cancer to water awareness as Day Zero draws closer in the Western Cape. As of Monday morning, charity … [Read more...]