Daily Archive: January 3, 2013

NSRI assists with sinking craft, responds to flares

The NSRI in Durban rallied to the assistance of a sinking craft yesterday, 2 January, while their counterpart in Strandfontein responded to flares going off. Details  of these call-outs are as follows: STATION… Continue reading

SA ends 2nd term on UN Security Council

South Africa concluded its second term as an elected member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) at the end of 2012. This was revealed by  the Department of International Relations and Cooperation… Continue reading

Port Alfred, Shelley Beach and other NSRI callouts

The finding of the  body that went missing at Kasouga, Port Alfred,  a drowning of a Johannesburg man at Shelley beach, a drowning at Algulhas, a woman blown out to sea on a… Continue reading

73.9% pass rate for NSC 2012 matrics

A total of 73.9%  matrics who sat for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) (government schools) examinations in 2012 passed their exams.  This represents an improvement of 3.7% from 2011’s pass rate of 70.2%.… Continue reading

German tourist drowned at Plett

A German tourist drowned at Plettenburg Bay yesterday afternoon. The  50 year-old German tourist, who was on holiday on the Garden Route, was given CPR  and rushed to hospital but was declared dead on arrival. The… Continue reading