Elson Soko laid to rest:  Malawian Theatre loses again

Staff reporter

Elson Soko popularly known as Anyoni in Malawi’s theatrical circles has been laid to rest on Monday 17th of August 2020.

For decades, Anyoni was one of the finest characters in Pamajiga a radio Drama which airs on MBC radio on weekdays at 5:45 in the morning and at the same time in the evening.

The late Elson Soko

He passed on at Blantyre Adventist Hospital on Saturday after a long battle with heart related disease reportedly.

The veteran actor was buried in Blantyre-Machinjiri at a ceremony led by “Chipembedzo cha Makolo.”

The Malawian theatre industry has been hit by death this month as the death of Elson Soko follows that of Evance Mbewe, aka Che Jali, who passed on early this month. May their soul’s rest in peace.


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