Story Club FM
7 Jun 2023
Mlewa, bid farewell to the world on Tuesday night at the age of 90
In a heartbreaking turn of events, the entertainment industry mourns the loss of the talented Lilongwe-based actress, Gogo Mlewa, who captivated audiences with her comedic performances alongside her beloved nephew. Gogo Mlewa, whose real name was Leya Ketrina Aziyele Mlewa, bid farewell to the world on Tuesday night at the age of 90, leaving behind a trail of laughter and cherished memories.
According to her nephew-partner, Yona Kantwera, Gogo Mlewa took her final bow at Likuni Mission Hospital. The news of her passing has sent shockwaves through the entertainment community, as her vibrant spirit and infectious humor will be dearly missed.
In honor of her remarkable contributions to the industry, Gogo Mlewa will be laid to rest on Thursday at the picturesque Mlewa Village, located in Traditional Authority Chimutu, Lilongwe. It is there that her family, friends, and devoted fans will gather to bid farewell to the iconic actress, whose presence on the screen brought joy to countless lives.
Many of Gogo Mlewa's devoted fans, mostly through social media, have expressed deep sorrow over the loss, highlighting the enduring impact of her educative and informative rib-cracking jokes. It is through her comedic genius that Gogo Mlewa crafted a legacy that will continue to resonate with audiences for generations to come.
Notably, Gogo Mlewa's star reached new heights when her hilarious video clip, "Mbina Sisunga Banja Koma Khalidwe," went viral last year. The clip catapulted her into the hearts of viewers across the nation, solidifying her status as a household name. In recognition of her outstanding contributions to the entertainment world, Gogo Mlewa received an esteemed Honorary Innovation Award in 2021, a testament to her indelible talent and unwavering dedication.
As the curtain falls on Gogo Mlewa's illustrious career, her absence will undoubtedly be felt deeply within the entertainment industry. However, her laughter-inducing performances and her ability to touch hearts will forever remain etched in our collective memory. May her soul rest in eternal peace.