Joburg Mayor Jolidee Matongo dies in Car Crash

Johannesburg Mayor Jolidee Matongo has passed away in a motor vehicle accident.

It is believed that 46-year-old Matongo was involved in a car crash on Saturday after the African National Congress (ANC) program in Soweto which was led by party President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Matongo was appointed as Johannesburg’s new mayor on the 10th of August.

Matongo, who was a resident of Lenasia South served as MMC under the late former Mayor of Johannesburg Geoff Makhubo who passed away in July of COVID-19 complications.

He also served as a member of the Johannesburg ANC’s Regional Executive Committee for 18 years.

The ANC and the City of Johannesburg says it will release an official statement on the passing of Matongo.

This is a developing story.

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