Alfonse Dot Makokha was a Kenyan actor who gained fame for his role as "Kasongo" in the popular Kenyan television series, Vitimbi. Born in the early 1950s in Western Kenya, Makokha had a passion for acting from a young age. He joined Vitimbi in the 1980s and became one of the most beloved characters on the show.
Vitimbi was a comedy series that focused on the lives of ordinary Kenyans and their struggles with daily life. The show was a hit with audiences, and Makokha's character, Kasongo, quickly became a fan favorite. Kasongo was known for his quirky sense of humor and his signature phrase, "nauliza swali" (I ask a question). Makokha's portrayal of Kasongo was so convincing that many fans believed that he was actually like the character in real life.
In addition to his work on Vitimbi, Makokha was also a talented stage actor. He performed in numerous plays throughout his career, including the popular play, "Tumbo Lisiloshiba" (The Starving Stomach). He was also a radio presenter on the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) and hosted a popular program called "Utangazaji wa hapa na pale" (Broadcasting here and there).
Sadly, Makokha passed away in 2017 at the age of 65. His death was a great loss to the Kenyan entertainment industry, and fans of Vitimbi and his other works mourned his passing. However, his legacy lives on, and his contributions to Kenyan culture and entertainment will always be remembered.
Makokha's success as an actor was a testament to his talent and hard work. He brought joy and laughter to millions of Kenyans through his performances, and his portrayal of Kasongo on Vitimbi will always be remembered as one of the most iconic characters in Kenyan television history. Makokha was a true legend of Kenyan entertainment, and his legacy will continue to inspire generations of actors and performers for years to come.
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