Malawians mourn Izeki


Malawians across the country continue to mourn the death of comedian John Nyanga who was popularly known as Izeki.

Nyanga died on Sunday at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) after a long illness.

Commenting on Malawi24’s post, Malawians have described Nyanga’s death as a huge loss to the country.


Izeki being mourned.

“He was one of the great sons of Malawi, he educated a lot through his plays, we will miss him,” wrote Divason Mtalika.

While Joel Mfune wrote: “He left a mark with us, he took the country on the map, we will really miss him for his works.”

Dan Chihana wrote “Malawi has lost a talented man!! May his soul rest in peace.”

One of the renowned comedians Michael Usi said Nyanga understood the art of comedy better as he was coming up with good concepts of comedies to entertain Malawians.

Nyanga will be laid to rest on Tuesday in the commercial city of Blantyre.

The comedian who rose to fame performing with Kwathu Drama Group and as part of the ‘Izeki ndi Jacobo’ duo, was also a pastor at Synagogue of Hope Church.

Born on May 13, 1963, Nyanga is survived by a wife and three Children.

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