Linah Malatjie, Mayor Of Emalahleni, & Husband Die In A Car Accident

“A vociferous opponent of gender inequality and discrimination, throughout her activism Cde Linah was in the forefront of the struggle towards the advancement of women emancipation and empowerment,”

Linah Malatjie, Mayor Of Emalahleni, & Husband Die In A Car Accident - TSZ SA
Linah Malatjie, Mayor Of Emalahleni, & Husband Die In A Car Accident

Linah Malatjie, mayor of Emalahleni municipality, and her husband, Esau, were killed in a car accident Sunday evening.

The news was confirmed by the African National Congress (ANC) in Nkangala, Mpumalanga.

ALSO ON TSZ SA: Unathi Nkayi Has Been Named The Country’s Sexiest Woman By Mzansi

On Sunday evening, January 2, 2022, the couple was driving between KwaMhlanga and Emalahleni when their car collided with a Ford Ranger bakkie.

Following the incident, ANC regional spokesperson, Sello Matshoga, wrote, “The mayor was in a private vehicle that collided with a Ford Ranger Bakkie.

“The Ford Ranger was allegedly driving at high speed and the driver lost control of the vehicle and hit them. It was a head-on collision, the driver of the Ford Ranger died on impact.”

The ANC has paid tribute to the family and praised Linah’s contribution to good governance.

Linah Malatjie, Mayor Of Emalahleni, & Husband Die In A Car Accident - TSZ SA
The accident scene where Linah Malatjie and her husband died.

“The ANC will remember her as a committed activist who served in our structures in various capacities. She belonged to a generation of the post-apartheid activists who gave impetus to our struggle beyond the unbanning.

ALSO ON TSZ SA: Zandie Khumalo Celebrates 6th Wedding Anniversary With Hubby

“A vociferous opponent of gender inequality and discrimination, throughout her activism Cde Linah was in the forefront of the struggle towards the advancement of women emancipation and empowerment,” she added.

Have you got a scoop for TSZ Mzansi? Click Here to send it to us.
0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments