Social media users still remember the bright mind of Nkosinathi Nkomo, whose life was tragically cut short after he fell to his death from his fifth floor balcony.
Taking to her Twitter account, Nothando Mkhize posted a pic of the late Nkomo, whose death is until today highly discussed on Black Twitter.
"Never forget Nkosinathi Nkomo. He invented a water purification system aimed at helping draught.Soon after,he "mysteriously" died by falling out of a multi-storey building in Cape Town", she captioned the post.
According to South African Black Twitter, Nkomo's death was foul play. The reason they believe Nkomo did not just fall is because another man pitched a modified version of his invention only a couple of months after his death.
Black Twitter's accusations followed Helen Zille posting about Retief Krige, whose invention allegedly resembles that of Nkomo, earlier this year.
As Briefly.co.za reported previously, Nkosinathi Nkomo’s invention which might have been the solution the City of Cape Town had been praying for.
Nkomo was a third-year civil-engineering student at the University of Cape Town (UCT), unfortunately he could not register this year because he could not afford tuition. So, he started a company with his brilliant invention and soon he had enough money to pay his varsity fees.
Sadly he died in December 2017 after falling off a balcony.
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