Nkosi Johnson Death – Obituary: In Loving Memory of HIV South African Boy.
Family and friends are mourning the death of Nkosi Johnson who recently passed away.
Nkosi Johnson (born Xolani Nkosi; 4 February 1989 – 1 June 2001) was a South African child with HIV and AIDS who greatly influenced public perceptions of the pandemic and its effects before his death at the age of 12. He was ranked fifth amongst SABC3’s Great South Africans. At the time of his death, he was the longest-surviving child born HIV-positive.