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Why I Left Mother-in-law Show: Actor Alfred Munyua Finally Opens Up


Alfred Munyua, popularily referred to as Swapo is a household name when it comes to acting. Indeed, some of his best works of art were evident when he acted in the Mother-in-law show that airs on Citizen Tv. A show that is loved by many.

Apart from acting, The University of Nairobi graduate doubles as a director, a trained journalist and a script writer.

Whilst being interviewed by Buzz Central, Alfred revealed that he's never been to journalism as he finds love in film making.

"The acting and passion for creating was so inside me. I don't despise journalism, but I feel more at home with creating and mingling with filmmakers and breathing life into them," said Alfred.

Alfred played as a character who was easily outgoing and cheeky amongst Charity's workers in the Mother-in-law drama series.

"Fans used to take things seriously, I could meet people and they are like 'why have you been disturbing that grandmother'." He added.

Nontheless, Alfred ceased acting in Mother-in-law drama and remained minus any job for more than one year.

His decision to cease from the show was guided by his search for his true identity as Alfred Munyua but not as Swapo.

"I just fell like it was time. It was a very good look, but at some point when you feel that its no longer challenging, there is a newness that I lost because I could even tell how the show is going." He said.

"It has been 10 years but people still call me Swapo, even after all things I have done. I just walked away, guys called me, called my mum. It was a hard decision to make," he added. 

Apart from the Mother-in-law drama series, Alfred has also acted In Kenya's local programs like Crime & Justice and Makutano Junction.

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