- Minnie Dlamini's brother, Khosini Dlamini, died in hospital on Thursday
- He suffered a brain aneurysm earlier this month which left him on life support for 23 days
- His family confirmed his passing and have asked for privacy while they mourn their loss
After spending several weeks in ICU in hospital, Minnie Dlamini’s Jones’ younger brother, Khosini, died on Thursday. His family confirmed the news on Friday morning.
Khosini suffered a brain aneurysm and was placed on life support in hospital earlier this month.
According to TshisaLive, the news of Khosini’s death was confirmed through a statement to the publication by the Dlamini family spokesperson, Tlhogi Ngwato.
“It is with great sadness we confirm our beloved Khosini passed away yesterday (Thursday) afternoon, after suffering a ruptured brain aneurysm which placed him on life support for 23 days,” read the statement.
Khosini was surrounded by family and friends at the time of his death. The family have asked for privacy at this time of mourning.
“In this time of grief, we ask for privacy and the opportunity to celebrate him. Khosini is survived by his parents Queen and Jabulani Dlamini, and his siblings, Maphe and Minenhle.”
The news of Khosini's death has gone viral with his sister's name trending on Twitter. Many people are shocked and can only imagine what the Dlaminis - and especially Minnie - must be going through right now.
She loved her brother so much. Here is one message, as condolences start to trickle in on social media:
Five days ago, Briefly.co.za reported that Minnie Dlamini had people stressing after posting about how you don't know about your own strength until you need to use it. Fans seem worried that Dlamini's brother, Khosini, is on the media personality's mind.
The family recently confirmed that he had been admitted to ICU after rumours circulated that he had passed away. Minnie Dlamini shared a post about life's difficult circumstances and the strength needed to endure them.
The media personality had fans stressing about her after sharing this vague comment: "You don't know how strong you are until it's the only option you have...".
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