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Emotional farewell for ‘brave’ police diver who drowned in S.African floods

Emotional farewell for ‘brave’ police diver who drowned in S.African floods

"BRAVE and fearless" is how colleagues remember South African police diver Busisiwe Mjwara, who drowned a week ago while searching for flood victims during one of the country's worst natural disasters in living memory. Torrential rains on April 11-12 triggered a deluge of muddy destruction that claimed around 435 lives and displaced thousands of people as homes and roads were swept away in widespread damage initially estimated at 10 billion rand ($639.6 million). Part of multiple, challenging search and rescue operations, Sergeant Mjwara, a 42-year-old mother of two, was pulled from the swollen Msunduzi River close to the port city…
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