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Harare boy (12) drowns in shallow pit

10 January 2015 | 2954 Views
A 12-year old boy drowned last Friday night in a shallow pit in Mainway Meadows, Waterfalls, in Harare.The boy has been identified as Laurence Munjaranji.Laurence was playing with his ...
by Staff reporter

Border jumpers drown

05 January 2015 | 6891 Views
07:25, 5 Jan - ‪+27 7* *** ****‬: They are confirmed reports of people drowning in Limpopo. These people is alleged that they want to border jump to South Africa. From Beitbridge taxi rank...
by Citizen journalist

'High school teacher drowns in dam while swimming'

16 November 2014 | 4341 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

2 students drown after sneaked out of school to swim in a nearby dam

12 November 2014 | 5935 Views
Tragedy struck Mount St Mary's High School in Wedza over the weekend when four students who had reportedly sneaked out of the school premises drowned while swimming in a nearby dam...
by Staff reporter

Fatal end to joy-swim as two boys drown

21 October 2014 | 3224 Views
MVUMA - What began like a joyful swimming session for Grade 7 school-leavers who had just completed writing their last examinations ended in tragedy when two of the group of pupils who had sneaked...
by Staff reporter

Drunk man drowns, found dead

16 August 2014 | 2565 Views
Police have confirmed that a man from Chinyudze Village drowned and was found dead on the banks of Mwarazi River.Reuben Chakanga (47) left Chinyudze Business Centre drunk, in the company o...
by Staff reporter

Body retrieved from Ncema dam

16 August 2014 | 3493 Views
Police have finally recovered the body of an 18-year-old man who drowned in one of Bulawayo's water supply Dams, Ncema on Thursday while swimming with a friend.The body was pulled from the dam...
by Moyo Roy

Boy (5) drowns in irrigation dam

05 August 2014 | 1933 Views
A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy from Zijena village under Chief Mataruse in Mberengwa drowned at an irrigation dam early on Saturday morning.According to police, the boy was playing with his friends on th...
by Staff Reporter

Toddler drowns in bucket of water

15 July 2014 | 2361 Views
A TWO-YEAR-OLD Mwenezi toddler allegedly watched helplessly as his twin sister drowned in a 20 litre bucket of water after the mother left them alone while she picked cotton in a nearby field. ...
by Walter Mswazie

Pupil (8) drowns in swimming pool, school admits negligence

03 July 2014 | 3840 Views
A GWERU school has admitted negligence after an eight-year-old pupil drowned in the swimming pool, the Chronicle reported.Idah Nyabeze, the headmistress of Cecil John Rhodes Primary School, t...
by Staff Reporter

Prophetess falls into a 'trance', drown at Church Ceremony

23 April 2014 | 3409 Views
A self-proclaimed prophetess of the Johanne Masowe Echishanu apostolic sect drowned in Nyaguwe River on Independence Day when she fell into a "trance" and dived into the water in Murewa.Mashon...
by Prosper Dembedza

Drowned woman's family demands 10 beasts

22 April 2014 | 3078 Views
GIFT Tichana, the father of a Masvingo woman, Fadzai Tichana, who died after allegedly throwing herself into a river following a dispute with her husband over infidelity claims, has described his in-l...
by Staff reporter

Woman 'drowns self' in river over infidelity claims

17 April 2014 | 3125 Views
A 23-YEAR-OLD Masvingo woman has died in a suspected suicide after allegedly throwing herself into Mucheke River after a heated row with her husband over allegations of infidelity.Assistant In...
by Walter Mswazie

Border jumpers drown

08 April 2014 | 2795 Views
Police have retrieved two bodies of border jumpers who drowned while attempting to cross Limpopo River and illegally enter South Africa at the weekend.The bodies were found at different points...
by Thupeyo Muleya

Man drowns while retrieving shirt

15 March 2014 | 2494 Views
A 20-YEAR OLD man from Matobo District drowned in Gone River while attempting to retrieve his shirt from the water during a fishing expedition on Tuesday afternoon.Acting Matabeleland South pr...
by Thupeyo Muleya

One-year-old drowns after crawling into a pool

10 January 2014 | 2323 Views
POLICE in Mberengwa report that a 1-year-old baby boy drowned after crawling into a pool of stagnant water while his mother was busy working in the fields.Cynthia Tembo, from Mberengwa, was bu...
by Staff Reporter

Pastor drowns trying to walk on water like Jesus

02 January 2014 | 26179 Views
An evangelist who tried replicating Jesus' miracle of walking on water has reportedly drowned off the western coast of Africa.According to various ...
by Staff Reporter

Baby drowns in bucket of water on New Year's Eve

01 January 2014 | 3450 Views
A 7-month-old baby died in Nketa after he drowned in a bucket of water on Tuesday afternoon. Ngonizashe Makombore fell head long into the half full bucket of water while his mother was in the ...
by Staff Reporter

Man (35) drowns while trying to catch fish

25 December 2013 | 3072 Views
A Chegutu man, 35, drowned in a dam on Monday while casting his fishing nets using an inflated tube as a buoy. Mashonaland West provincial police spokesperson Inspector Clemence Mabgweazara id...
by Staff Reporter

Boy (12) drowns in dam while trying to catch ducks

20 December 2013 | 3038 Views
A 12 year-old boy and son to Gweru councillor for ward 16, Clr Tawanda Magidi drowned in a dam while trying to catch some ducks which were in the dam, police confirmed yesterday.The now decea...
by Staff reporter

Eight-year-old boy drowns in dam

13 December 2013 | 2444 Views
AN eight-year-old boy from Shake area in Gwanda District drowned while playing with his friends at a dam. Matabeleland South provincial police spokesperson Inspecto...
by Staff Reporter

Truck driver drowns in Zambezi River

30 September 2013 | 3975 Views
A South African truck driver recently drowned while swimming in the Zambezi River in Chirundu. Kele Lawrence Maseko (22) went to take a bath with his colleague along the banks of the Zambezi R...
by Staff reporter

Woman slips, drowns in well while fetching water

12 September 2013 | 3393 Views
A-63-YEAR-OLD woman from Chiredzi in Masvingo slipped and drowned in a well while fetching water, police confirmed yesterday.Masvingo provincial police spokesperson Inspector Peter Zhanero sa...
by Staff Reporter

Woman drowns her baby (4 years) in river

29 August 2013 | 2375 Views
A MUREHWA woman killed her four-year-old daughter by throwing her in a river citing ill-treatment by her parents.She also intended to commit suicide.Memory Mukuvisi of Marongedza Vill...
by Staff reporter

Man drowns trying to retrieve springbok at a dam

20 August 2013 | 2643 Views
A 24-YEAR-OLD man from Fort Rixon in Insiza District drowned at a dam in Debshan Ranch while trying to retrieve a springbok he and his two colleagues had killed.Matabeleland South provincial...
by Staff reporter

Man saves dog from drowning before wife

07 August 2013 | 3761 Views
EasA couple and their dog are recovering after swimming to safety when their yacht ran aground near the East London coast on Sunday.Graham Anley, his wife Cheryl and their 9-year-old Jack Russ...
by Staff Reporter

Baby (2) drowns in well

29 July 2013 | 2259 Views
A TWO-YEAR-OLD baby from Endimimbili Two Village in Lupane district drowned after falling into a well while its mother was fetching water.Matabeleland North provincial police spokesperson, Ass...
by Staff reporter

Woman drowns in a well while fetching water

16 July 2013 | 4753 Views
A 27-year-old woman from Mabhongwane village in Nkayi district fell into a 30-metre deep well and drowned while fetching water.A relative who preferred anonymity yesterday said Sibonokuhle Mo...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean toddler (2) drowns in a UK lake

16 May 2013 | 5621 Views
A Zimbabwean family has been left devastated after their two-year-old girl who fell into a lake in Northampton, UK in March this year died.The little girl, who has been named as Mandifadza Mu...
by Staff reporter

Epileptic patient drowns

30 April 2013 | 2999 Views
THE body of a 17-year-old girl from Binga district was found floating at Tyba Dam where she had gone for fishing, police said.The girl identified as Linet Miyozi, an epileptic patient, is susp...
by Staff reporter

Toddler drowns in bath tub

10 April 2013 | 3687 Views
A 10-months-old Beitbridge toddler drowned in a bath tub on Saturday morning when he was left to play with a another six-year-old minor in the house by their family maid.The maid filled the ba...
by Beitbridge Bureau

Toddler drowns in a bucket

08 April 2013 | 3238 Views
A-one-and-a-half-year-old Chitungwiza toddler last week drowned in a bucket.Acting Harare provincial police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Tarirai Dube confirmed the incident."We&nbs...
by Staff reporter

Canoe capsizes in Lake Kariba, drowning two

01 April 2013 | 4973 Views
Two men drowned in Lake Kariba after the canoe they were using to cross the water body capsized on Saturday afternoon.Confirming the incident, Matabeleland North provincial police spokespers...
by Staff Reporter

Zim father (45) drowns trying to save son (9) in Botswana

22 March 2013 | 3382 Views
A 45-year-old Zimbabwean drowned at Dikgathong settlement along the Thamalakane River while trying to save his nine-year-old son on Sunday after the boat they were in capsized.The Botswana Da...
by Staff Reporter

Bosso player drowns in a river

30 January 2013 | 7161 Views
Highlanders Under-14 juniors player Nkosenhle Mwamba drowned in a river while attempting to swim with his schoolmates from Hlangabeza High School in Nkayi last Wednesday.His body was only retr...
by Sports Reporter

Woman drowns on her way to the clinic

27 January 2013 | 4187 Views
A 38-year-old woman from Binga drowned after trying to cross a flooded Chunga River on her way to the clinic.Evelyn Mudenda drowned in the river on Wednesday last week and her body was discove...
by Staff Reporter

2 blind men drown

13 January 2013 | 3425 Views
TWO visually impaired men drowned while attempting to swim in a flooded river in Buhera last week.The tragic incident happened in Chief Nyashanu's area on New Year's Eve. Police confirmed the ...
by Staff reporter

Two blind men drown while swimming in a river

06 January 2013 | 5000 Views
Two visually impaired men drowned while swimming in Nyashanga River, Buhera, after they inadvertently ven­tured into the deep end on New Year's Eve.Manicaland provincial police spoke...
by Staff Reporter

Baby drowns in a water bucket

04 January 2013 | 4190 Views
A TEN-MONTH-OLD baby from Mutandahwe village in Chisumbanje drowned in a bucket containing water.The Officer-in-Charge of Chisumbanje police, Chief Inspector Mutseta confirmed the incident tha...
by Staff Reporter

Man drowns trying to save his dog

02 January 2013 | 3965 Views
Point Reyes - A man has been swept to sea and drowned while trying to save his dog hit by a rogue wave on a California beach.The US Coast Guard says the man and his wife were walking on the be...
by Staff Reporter

Hooker on the run for drowning two clients

06 December 2012 | 4399 Views
Prostitutes in the northern Malawian city of Mzuzu are accused of killing two clients by drowning them in a dam after they failed to pay for sex, police said on Tuesday."After a long time of ...
by AFP

Mum drowns newborn in toilet

17 November 2012 | 5230 Views
A Victoria Falls woman, 21, from Mfelandawonye Township has been arrested for allegedly drowning her newborn baby in a toilet chamber.The officer commanding Victoria Palls police district, Chi...
by Mafu Sithabile

Border jumper drowns in the flooded Limpopo River

24 October 2012 | 6054 Views
A 32-year-old suspected border jumper drowned in the flooded Limpopo River while attempting to illegally cross into Zimbabwe near Musetshe area in Beitbridge last Friday. Musetshe is about 60km east ...
by Beitbridge Bureau

SA dogs try to rescue downing toddler

12 October 2012 | 4268 Views
Johannesburg - Dogs tried to rescue a toddler from drowning in a residential swimming pool in Pietermaritzburg on Friday, paramedics said."In their frantic attempt to save the child it appears...
by Staff Reporter

Bride drowns and dies during photoshoot

26 August 2012 | 3998 Views
A Canadian woman has drowned during a photoshoot as she posed in her wedding dress in water at a Quebec park.Estate agent Maria Pantazopoulos, 30, was apparently pulled under the water when he...
by BBC

Herald reporter drowns

04 August 2012 | 3233 Views
Herald Business Reporter, Bright Madera tragically died in Kariba Friday night after drowning.Madera, who was in the resort town to cover the official opening of ZB Bank Kariba branch, drowned...
by Staff reporter

Mum throws baby into a dam after tying stones to the infant's back

29 February 2012 | 1165 Views
A 17-YEAR-OLD girl from Fort Rixon in Insiza district threw her five-month-old son into a dam after tying stones to the infant's back a Bulawayo court heard on Tuesday.The 17 year old mum is s...
by Staff reporter

Three boys drown in dams in Matabeleland North

23 January 2012 | 1408 Views
THREE boys, including a six-year-old, drowned in separate incidents in Matabeleland North Province recently, the Chronicle reported. The boys were from Lupane, Bubi and Tsholotsho. Confirming ...
by staff reporter

Toddler drowns in bucket half filled with water

28 December 2011 | 2015 Views
Tragedy struck a Harare family when a toddler drowned in a bucket half-filled with water in the main bedroom's en suite bathroom on Christmas Eve.One-and-a-half-year old Darren Nyokanhete was...
by Staff reporter

Apostolic sect member drowns at Khami Dam during a prayer session

13 December 2011 | 2864 Views
WHAT began as a normal prayer session ended in tragedy when a 28-year-old member of 12 Apostles, an apostolic sect, drowned at Khami Dam recently.Moses Dube, who lived in Bulawayo's Nkulumane ...
by Staff reporter

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