Ricardo Mthembu is confirmed dead at the age of 50.
Ricardo was best known as a South African politician.
Ricardo Mthembu
Member of the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature
In office
22 May 2019 – 8 July 2020
Mayor of the KwaDukuza Local Municipality
In office
Personal details
Njabulo Ricardo Mthembu

1970 (1970)
KwaDukuza, Natal Province, South Africa
Died(2020-07-08)8 July 2020 (aged 50)
KwaDukuza, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
Political partyAfrican National Congress
Njabulo Ricardo Mthembu (1970 – 8 July 2020) was a South African politician. He was a member of the African National Congress and a representative of the party in the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature from 2019 to 2020. Mthembu served on the legislature's Portfolio Committee on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs. Between 2011 and 2019, he served as the Executive Mayor of the KwaDukuza Local Municipality centred around the town of KwaDukuza.
He was also the ANC provincial spokesperson and a member of both the party's Provincial Executive Committee and Provincial Working Committee.
Mthembu died from COVID-19 on 8 July 2020. He is survived by his wife and five daughters.
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