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Botswana rapper attempts suicide


Botswana rapper/comedian Penene Ponono sent social media into a frenzy after he allegedly attempted to commit suicide.

Ponono went live on Facebook trying to commit suicide by hanging.
In the video, Ponono could be seen climbing a tree with a rope in his hand.
At the time of reporting it’s not clear if the comedian was pulling a prank.

Efforts to get in touch with him have proven futile as his mobile phone was busy.
Ponono’s suicide attempt comes just a couple of days after South African rapper, producer and songwriter, Ricky Rick committed suicide.
Riky Rick, real name Rikhado Muziwendlovu Chifaro Makhado, died on Wednesday after allegedly committing suicide. He was 34-years-old.
Riky Rick was found hanging by his friends at his estate home in north Joburg. His friends managed to rescue him and immediately rushed him to the hospital. Unfortunately, it was too late, and he did not make it.

Riky Rick suffered from severe depression and previously made a video in which he talked about his mental condition.

Before he shockingly took his own life, Riky Rick spent his last moments penning heartfelt letters to his wife Bianca Naidoo and his two children Maik and Jordan.

In his suicide note, Riky Rick revealed he was struggling with depression and he couldn’t go on. He pleaded with his wife Bianca Naidoo and his two children to forgive him for giving up.