Entertainment South Africa: the new Mayor of Johannesburg dies at 46 years in a car accident
Springboks to continue winning ways against Wallabies
South Africa and Australia go into Sunday's Test on the Gold Coast on opposite sides of the table but expect fireworks when they take the field.Australia’s misery stems from their poor form in their recent three-Test series against New Zealand and with two of those encounters forming part of the Rugby Championship campaign, the Wallabies are languishing at the bottom of the standings with zero points amassed so far.
Jolidee Matongo, 46, had been elected on August 10th at the head of the economic capital of South Africa after the death of Covid -19 of his predecessormourning - Jolidee Matongo, 46, had been elected on 10 August at the head of the economic capital of South Africa after the death of Covid-19 of his predecessor
the economic capital of South Africa is a new times in mourning. The Mayor of, Jolidee Matongo, was killed Saturday in an a little over a month after his election, announced his cabinet.
Jolidee Matongo, 46, had been elected on August 10 at the head of the city after the death of theof his predecessor.
Man Who Hit 167 MPH in Fatal Live-Streamed Crash Gets 15-Year Sentence
The crash occurred as the driver, who was live-streaming to Facebook with his phone, tried to switch lanes at 120 mph.Bryan Kirby, 44, will serve 15 years in prison for the accident he caused in October 2018, according to KDVR-TV. He had been driving on a highway in the greater Denver area at speeds of up to 167 miles per hour, all the while live-streaming his dangerous actions to Facebook.
on the move to Soweto
The accident, the circumstances of which have not been specified, occurred while the mayor returned from a campaign to encourage registration on the electoral lists in the Township of Soweto, in order to Local elections of November 1st in.
"Nothing could prepare none of us at this sudden loss, who deprived the economic center of our nation of his second mayor in two months," reacted on Twitter the South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who had accompanied Jolidee Matongo in Soweto.
Sparks and adrenaline fly in South Africa car 'spinning' .
The testosterone tang of aftershave and burnt tyres wafts over an asphalt track outside Johannesburg, where hundreds gather to watch cars skid into circles at dizzying speed, stunt performers hanging perilously out of windows. White plumes of smoke billow into the air as drivers take turns spinning round and round in circles. The biggest daredevils let go of the steering wheel or hang themselves upside down out of open car doors as the vehicle keeps going. Now recognised as a motor sport, "spinning" was born in South African townships during the late 1980s, when gangsters would spin stolen cars to show off their booty.