Former Joburg Mayor Mpho Moerane passes on

Former Joburg Mayor Mpho Moerane has passed away. His family has confirmed this at the Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

Moerane succumbed to injuries following his involvement in a car crash last week.

Moerane was elected the executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg in October 2021, succeeding Jolidee Matongo, who died in a car crash after an ANC election campaign in Soweto.

Family confirms the passing of the former Mayor Mpho Moerane:

The family says details of his funeral are yet to be finalised.

Moerane was also vying to become the ANC Regional Chairperson in their elective conference billed for later this month.

The Moerane family spokesperson Mike Maile says he passed away in the presence of his family. “His family has been by the bedside since he has been in hospital until the final minute and they are still with him as we speak. There be an announcement of the programme as to what is going to happen and the funeral details how messages of condolences can be delivered and all other relevant matters will be communicated in due course.”

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