Noted public speaker and master of ceremonies Emmanuel Manyika has died. Manyika passed away in the early hours of Thursday 5 July. After learning of his death journalist Clarkson Mambo said,
He called himself Zimbabwe’s and Africa’s only ISO certified MC. Was privileged to interact with you, watch, listen & hear you do what you did best on many an occasion.
Unbelievable you left so soon. But it is well, heaven has but gained an ISO certified MC.
Dr Oliver Mtukudzi,
Pese pataisangana, taishanda tichifara, Shocked to hear of the passing of Emmanuel Manyika. Mwari ivai naye, nemhuri yasara. Iyi ndiyo nzira yedu tose. We celebrate you today and always.
Rabisan Shumba said,
He was a prolific speaker & MC. We learnt from him to be who we are today. The Godfather of Professional Emceeing in #Zimbabwe. He handled my wedding with precision. Great man. His legacy is huge. I will miss Emmanuel M Manyika. Voice that had an Invoice. #RIPEmmanuelManyika
Tich Mataz added,
I’m really heartbroken to hear about the passing on of the legendary Mr Emmanuel Manyika, a Maverick in the MC’ing industry and an irreplaceable master of the game. Gone but will never be forgotten.
Rest in Eternal Peace my brother 🙏🏿 Zimbabwe has lost a shining star.
Justin Mahlahla also said,
Learnt this morning of the passing on of a dear brother, colleague and torch-bearer in the MCing fraternity. We have been robbed of rare talent and excellence in the death of Mr Emmanuel Manyika, popular for his great and unmatched MCing talent. We meet in heaven Sir.