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    Muizenberg beach closed as search continues for missing lifeguard

    Muizenberg beach has been closed for swimming on Sunday as the City of Cape Town continues working with numerous other agencies to find a seasonal lifeguard who disappeared in the surf in False Bay on Saturday.

    “The lifeguard fell off a rescue sledge being towed by a jet ski while en route to assist a kite surfer in distress off St James [beach],” mayoral committee member for community services and health Zahid Badroodien said on Sunday.

    Just before 3 pm on Saturday afternoon, Muizenberg lifeguards responded to the call about the kite surfer by launching their jet ski. The senior lifeguard was operating the craft, with the seasonal lifeguard on the rescue sledge, he said.

    “It is suspected that the lifeguard was knocked off the sledge, approximately 50 to 100 metres offshore, and he then disappeared in the water.”

    Lifeguards immediately started a search operation, with assistance from the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI), Cape Town law enforcement, fire and rescue services, disaster risk management, and emergency medical services (EMS).

    “The search continued with sweeping patrols and water patrols until the light began to fade. Muizenberg Beach will be closed for swimming today, 29 November 2020 to allow all services to continue the search operation. Counselling has been arranged for the lifeguard’s colleagues and friends.

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    Tom Moyane will get his chance to cross-examine Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

    The state capture inquiry has given the former SARS Commissioner permission to question the minister on Monday.

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    Moyane’s legal team has confirmed he has been given permission after being denied last year. learn more

    Source – IOL

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