The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Category: KwaZulu-Natal

Heroic Samaritan Saves Two Children from Rough Seas at Casuarina Beach

File photo of Casuarina Beach by IOL.

DURBAN – The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is praising the actions of an unknown male who bravely rescued two children caught in dangerous currents at Casuarina Beach in La Mercy on Sunday, 10 March. The incident occurred at approximately 11:45 am when an eyewitness alerted the NSRI Ballito station that two young swimmers were […]

Teenager Evacuated from Cruise Ship After Significant Injury

Opening a path to safety: The cruise ship's emergency deck becomes the starting point of a journey to care for an injured young man. Photo by NSRI.

RICHARDS BAY – An 18-year-old male passenger was evacuated from a cruise ship heading towards Richards Bay in the early hours of the morning after sustaining a significant injury. The evacuation was carried out by the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) following a request from the ship. The teenager believed to be from Johannesburg, had […]

[VIDEO] Taxi Knocks Down Policeman in Durban

Stock Photo by Mat Napo.

CHATSWORTH, DURBAN – In a startling incident that unfolded this morning at Moorton Shopping Centre in Chatsworth, Durban, a Metro Policeman was left seriously injured after being struck by a taxi. According to Yusuf Abramjee of Crime Watch, the incident occurred just after 8:30. ALS Paramedics swiftly responded to the scene, finding the officer in […]

NSRI Durban Successfully Escorts Dismasted Solo Sailor to Safety in the Port of Durban

DURBAN – In a dramatic and challenging operation, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) Durban duty crew launched the NSRI Durban rescue craft, Spirit of Surfski 6, to aid a dismasted sailing yacht, Fuji, and its solo sailor, Ari Känsäkoski, into the Port of Durban. The vessel, participating in the Global Solo Challenge, had reported […]

Update: 47-Year-Old Arrested in Kranskop Road Rage Incident

KWAZULU-NATAL – The Kranskop road rage incident took a new turn as the KZN SAPS Spokesperson, Col Robert Mukurob Netshiunda, releases crucial information. Police in Kranskop have apprehended a 47-year-old man on charges of driving under the influence of liquor and two counts of malicious damage to property. The arrest stems from an incident that […]

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