Former Studio 263 actor, radio personality and singer Nevernay Chinyanga popularly known as Muwengwa has died.


Chinyanga passed away at around 6pm yesterday at Natal Spruit hospital in South Africa.


Local film producer Steven Chigorimbo who is in South Africa said Chinyanga was suffering from pneumonia.


Chinyanga’s brother Zivanai who is also in South Africa confirmed that arrangements to repatriate the body are currently underway and burial is expected on Monday in Madyagawawa village in Uzumba.
Chinyanga burst into the limelight starred in Zimbabwe’s first local soap Studio 263 as Muwengwa.


He also starred in another local soap Tiriparwendo. A singer in his own right, Chinyanga produced the hit song ‘Matinetsa’ which became popular on ZBC TV.


Besides acting and singing, Chinyanga at one time was a Radio DJ with the National FM.