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16 January 2019 6:31 AM LIVE: Workers in Kenyan capital Nairobi still trapped after militant attack

At least 15 people have died in an Islamist attack on an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenyan police sources said Wednesday, as fresh explosions and gunfire rang out in the siege which stretched into its second day. Security forces worked throughout the night to secure the DusitD2 compound, which includes a 101-room hotel, spa, restaurant and office 261

09 January 2019 8:36 PM Man dies while trying to save girl, 13, from drowning at sea

A 29-year-old man has died, while two other people have been transported to hospital following a drowning incident at Wolfgat Nature Reserve on Wednesday. "Despite extensive efforts by paramedics to resuscitate the 29-year-old man, sadly he has been declared deceased on the scene. "The 13-year-old female, believed to be a disabled person, and the man aged in his 30's were transported 45

08 January 2019 6:09 AM Three Spanish climbers, guide, perish on icy mountain in Peru

Three Spanish mountaineers died with their Peruvian guide while climbing a snow-capped peak in the Andes, Peruvian authorities reported on Monday. The five-member party was attempting to scale the 5 150 metre Nevado Mateo mountain in the Andean Cordillera Blanca range when they were swept away on Sunday, authorities in the Ancash region said. The alarm 37

05 January 2019 2:14 PM Father drowns while on fishing trip with children on Garden Route

A 45-year-old man who took his three kids fishing in the Swartvlei, at the Pine Lake Marina, between Sedgefield and Knysna drowned on Friday evening after their boat capsized. According to the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI), the father and his three children aged 16, seven and five were on holiday in George and visiting friends at the Marina when they hired 129

03 January 2019 3:12 PM WATCH: NSRI returns beached dolphin to the ocean at Jeffreys Bay

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is monitoring the beaches around Jeffreys Bay after a dolphin that had beached itself was released about 3km off-shore near Kabeljous Beach on Thursday. The NSRI was called to the scene after efforts by the members of the public to refloat the 2.5m dolphin had been unsuccessful. "NSRI Jeffreys Bay crew, trained 147

29 December 2018 7:03 PM JUST IN: Helicopter bursts into flames, killing entire crew near world's longest zipline in UAE

A rescue helicopter has crashed near the world's longest zipline, killing its entire crew in Ras al-Khaimah in the northeastern area of the United Arab Emirates. The state-run WAM news agency says the crash took place during a rescue mission at around 17:50 local time on Saturday. Officials did not immediately release a death toll. Videos posted online 101

29 December 2018 10:11 AM PICS: George Municipality to euthanise beached whale 'if needs be'

A humpback whale that washed out at Steps at Wilderness Beach late on Friday afternoon is still alive, the George Municipality said on Saturday morning. The municipality said "if needs be" the whale would be euthanised on Saturday afternoon. "The South African Police and the Department of Environmental Affairs is in charge of the scene. A marine biologist 32

27 December 2018 6:33 PM Fire that trapped scores of people in Cape Town building put out

A fire that engulfed a three-storey residential building, trapping scores of people, has been extinguished, Cape Town disaster management confirmed to News24. Spokesperson Theo Layne said the fire was on the third floor of a building in Goodwood. Officials managed to evacuate residents safely. "No injuries were reported, our officials assisted in the evacuation 68

26 December 2018 6:47 PM 2 people die in plane crash that looked like 'a yellow ball of fire'

Police say two people died when a small plane crashed in a residential neighbourhood in a South Dakota city. Sioux Falls Police Captain Loren McManus confirmed a second fatality at a news briefing on Wednesday morning. McManus says the two people killed were the only occupants of the single-engine plane that crashed between four homes about 17:00 on Tuesday 58

24 December 2018 7:44 AM Boy, 14, still missing at sea after disappearing while swimming with a friend

A 14-year-old boy is still missing at sea after disappearing in the surf while swimming with a friend at Zinkwazi beach in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday. Brendon Power, NSRI Ballito duty coxswain, said in a statement that the NSRI Ballito duty crew, IPSS Medical Rescue, KDM (Kwadukuza) Municipal Pro Lifesaving lifeguards and Police Search and Rescue Unit were alerted 44