Budget for Jub Jub accident street

2010-06-01 14:11

A pedestrian path and barriers would be constructed on the street

in Protea Glen, Soweto, where four schoolchildren were killed in an accident

involving hip-hop artist Molemo Maarohanye, aka Jub Jub.

Nonhlanhla Mazibuko, MEC for infrastructure development in Gauteng,

made the announcement in her budget speech today.

She listed a number of construction projects for this financial

year, including a new “pedestrian path and barrier – on both sides of Mdlalose

Street, and the beautification of the area between Protea Glen and Protea South

where four young people died after being knocked down by cars coming from

school”.

Hip-hop artist Jub Jub and friend, Themba Tshabalala, face four

murder charges after the accident in March in their Mini Coopers.

The MEC promised to use the department’s R1.2?billion budget to

create jobs and improve service delivery.

She also announced several community-based projects, including the

construction of an African market in Pretoria, a recycling plant and a

multipurpose community centre for the elderly in Tembisa.

The Expanded Public Works Programme would create 6?784 job

opportunities, including 2?500 for women and 284 for disabled people, said

Mazibuko.


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