An upper 6 student at Tennyson Hlabana High School, Ngqabutho Ncube (18) drowned while swimming with friends at a dam in Hope Fountain.
He left school on Monday in the company of his 19-year-old friend on their way home but decided to go swimming first. They met other schoolboys at the dam and he ended up drowning. Speaking to The Chronicle, Bulawayo Metropolitan province police spokesperson Inspector Precious Simango confirmed the incident. She also warned members of the public to stay away from dams and other water bodies especially if they cannot swim. Acting Bulawayo Provincial Education Director Mrs Ollicah Kaira expressed her condolences following Ncube’s death.
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Bulawayo is Zimbabwe's second largest city and it is 439km from the capital, Harare, 111 km from the Botswana border, and on the line of rail via Victoria Falls to Zambia and the copperbelt. Its location was the home of the last Matabele (Ndebele) king,... Read More About Bulawayo
Bulawayo Metropolitan Province is one of ten Zimbabwe Provinces. It is primarily the city of Bulawayo. Bulawayo is Zimbabwe’s second largest city and has five districts which are Bulawayo Central, Imbizo, Khami, Mzilikazi and Reigate. Politically the city is divided into twelve House of Assembly... Read More About Bulawayo Metropolitan Province