Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau has paid tribute to the Johannesburg African
National Congress councillor who collapsed during a meeting to vote for
the new leadership of the city
speaking at the funeral of Nonhlanhla Mthembu saying she was a gallant activist
who contributed in making apartheid ungovernable.
The life of Mthembu who's fondly
remembered as Black Diamond and Stompie is being celebrated by family, friends
Tau, who's is
still referred as mayor by his comrades, says Mthembu was committed to the
the ANC, she recently celebrated her 50th birthday and was a long standing
member of the party, having served as a Johannesburg councillor since 2011.
She had just
been re-elected to serve another five years when she died.
the exact cause of death haven’t been released.
Labels: Parks Tau honours ANC councillor who died at city council meeting