Emizini's Baba Mkhize killed by social media

By Drum Digital
04 February 2015

A report about the health of Ronald Mqwebu who rose to fame as Emzini Wenzintsizwa's Baba Mkhize caused a flood of tributes on social media following his misunderstood death.

Sunday  World reported that the actor was fighting for his life and had been admitted to Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Center a couple of weeks ago after problems with his kidneys and stomach arose.

People then took to social media to offer their condolences and convey their sadness about the actor's passing.

Mqwebu's daughter Slindile revealed to Sowetan that her father was indeed in hospital but is recovering.

"My father has regained consciousness, he is able to talk. He is even breathing on his own," she said.

"As a family...we have been praying hard, we are glad that he is doing much better," she continued.

It is not known if Mqwebu will be discharged from hospital soon as attempts to communicate with the hospital have been unsuccessful,

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