The reason Minnie Dlamini won't be posting photos of her son on social media

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Minnie Dlamini
Minnie Dlamini
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On Monday, Minnie Dlamini announced that she had welcomed a son.

Sharing a cropped photo of her bundle of joy on Instagram, she captioned the post: "Our King has arrived" - and it might be the last photo of Netha we see for a while. 

Minnie and husband Quinton Jones named their first son Netha Makhosini Jones, after Minnie's late brother Khosini, who died in 2019.

Shortly after the announcement of the birth, Minnie alerted her followers to a fake Instagram account for her child that had surfaced online.

"My child does not and will not have a social media account until I say so," Minnie wrote. "Please don't follow fake accounts and I will not be posting any of his images as a result of this," she added.

At the time of taking the screenshot, the account had already amassed over 150 000 followers. 

An Instagram search at the time of publishing revealed another 13 fraudulent Instagram accounts. 

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