Politician killed in car accident

2011-01-31 14:47

ANC member and Northern Cape member of the legislature Lesego Manyetsa was killed in a vehicle accident over the weekend, the Northern Cape’s Speaker Jacobus van Wyk said today.

“We would like to convey our condolences and express our deepest sympathy to the Manyetsa family on the passing away of their loved one,” he said.

Manyetsa died in a vehicle accident on the Boshoff-Dealsville road outside Kimberley on Saturday.

At the time of her death she was the chairperson of the portfolio committee on agriculture, land reform and rural development, environmental affairs and conservation.

She was also the provincial treasurer of the SA Communist Party in the Northern Cape.

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