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Don Design was at the scene when Tebello Tibz Motsoane was shot and killed. Image via Instagram @don_design

Don Design wishes Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane a happy b-day [photos]

Don Design chose to dedicate a birthday message to the late Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane who would have turned 42 had he still been alive.

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Don Design was at the scene when Tebello Tibz Motsoane was shot and killed. Image via Instagram @don_design

On Thursday, 24 August, Don Design – real name Tshediso Mokoko took to his Instagram Stories to wish the late celebrity chef, Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane a “happy heavenly birthday” as he would have turned 42 had he been alive.


Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane died alongside slain rapper Kiernan Jarryd Forbes on 10 February outside Wish restaurant in Florida Road, Durban. The duo was shot and killed on the spot by an unknown gunman who was captured by CCTV Footage that showed the gunman approaching AKA who was standing with a group of his friends outside the restaurant.

Don Design was also seen in the CCTV Footage that was leaked on social media as he was part of AKA’s entourage on the day. After seeing the footage, a number of social media users were convinced that Don Design was involved in the plot to kill the rapper.

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However, AKA’s parents Lynn and Tony do not sing the same tune and have urged the rapper’s fans and social media users to refrain from pointing fingers and let the murder investigation take its course. Don Design had also taken his time to express that he too was battling with the tragedy that took place on 10 February outside Wish restaurant.

“My heart is shattered and the past couple of days have been nothing short of surreal,” he said.

On Thursday, Don Design penned a birthday message to the late Tibz on his Instagram Stories.

“Happy Heavenly Bday Bhovino,” he wrote.

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Don Design wished Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane a happy birthday. Image via Instagram @don_design

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AKA and Tebello Tibz Motsoane died on 10 February in Durban. Image via Instagram @don_design


It’s been a little over six months since Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane and Kiernan Jarryd Forbes who is best known by his stage name AKA died. It seems there may be a breakthrough in the duo’s murder investigation, National Police Commissioner General Fannie Masemola revealed.

“We know who we are looking for. It’s a matter of just rounding all of them. We know exactly who we are looking for – that I can assure you, we know where we are going,” the SABC quoted Masemola as saying.

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