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“Thanks to some crafty journalism my family and I have spent the whole day trying to figure out if one of us died. #awkward“ He tweeted

He then further explained that the public shouldn’t believe every thing they read.

“Don’t always believe what you read. This is something I learned from aliens when I travelled to Mars last year.” he tweeted

The Sunday Times had recently reported that  Cebisile Happiness Khoza (Noah’s cousin) who is believed to be a teacher from a village near Wasbank in KwaZulu-Natal had been buried by relatives.

The newspaper stated that : “It was the fourth tragedy to strike women in Noah’s family and comes as the comedian prepares to take up his hosting of the popular The Daily Show in the US.”

Then added :  “Noah had not been reached by his family as he was travelling overseas“.

The newspaper quoted Noah’s grandmother‚ Nomalizo Noah‚ confirming the death on the record.

The elderly woman said she received news of Khoza’s death in a phone call from a relative in Pietermaritzburg.

“How do you explain this?” she asked. “It is a curse‚ I believe the family is cursed.”

The death was also confirmed by her boyfriend‚ a teacher‚ and the principal of the school where she taught.