Social media is flooded with tributes and condolence messages following the announcement of the tragic news.

The unfortunate news was reportedly shared by his family. The family spokesperson, Mike Maile, stated that were disheartened by the death of Moerane.

Apart from paying the personality heartfelt tributes, netizens also seem to search for his cause of death. Here is everything we know about it.

According to reports, Mpho Moerane was involved in a tragic accident two weeks ago. Ever since the accident, several speculations were rife regarding his critical health.

However, the family has denied the reports. Now, it is coming forward that Mpho has passed away and left all his well-wishers to mourn.

After meeting with the deadly accident, the former Joburg Mayor was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) at Milpark Hospital.

Moerane was getting treatment for his injuries which eventually claim his life. Mpho remained unconscious in the hospital and despite all the best possible treatment, his life could not be saved.

the mayor was due to contest the regional chair position at the ANC Johannesburg elective conference next weekend. In the past year, Mpho happens to be the third Johannesburg mayor to die.