Embassy Statement on the Passing of the Honorable Jolidee Matongo, Mayor of Johannesburg

Embassy Statement
September 20, 2021

We express our great sadness at the tragic and unexpected accident on Saturday night that took the lives of three people, including the Honorable Jolidee Matongo, Mayor of Johannesburg.  In this time of mourning, we in the U.S. Mission to South Africa offer our deepest condolences to families and loved ones of those who lost their lives, and to the people of Johannesburg.