PHOTOS: Steven Kanumba’s Funeral (Several Women Fainted)

More than 30,000 people scrambled all over the cemetery in Dar es Salaam, climbing walls and dodging police officers to have a final look at Kanumba before being lowered in his grave.

Fellow Bongo Movie actress, Irene Uwoya lost consciousness and had to be carried away for further help.

The Tanzania’s most popular film star Steven Kanumba, died on Saturday.

Tanzanian actor, Steven Kanumba's mother

Nicknamed “The Great”, Mr Kanumba was a household name in Tanzania.

He starred in most major “Bongo” films, as local movie industry is called.

He had also recently become popular in Ghana and starred in Nigeria’s Nollywood films.

  1. Anonymous Reply

    “The word of God is very simple” missed you Stieve You changed people’s lives..

    • Anonymous Reply

      R.I.P STVN

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  3. Anonymous Reply

    Let god place ur soul rest in peace ~ kenyan boy

  4. Anonymous Reply

    May your soul rest in internal peace

  5. Anonymous Reply

    I will never forget u steve,u made me smile again n my my life,may your soul r.i.p

  6. Anonymous Reply

    Rip kanumba ulikuwa bingwa

  7. Anonymous Reply

    we still remamber you stive we love you rip from abdulkarim kenya i will make sure i hav kiss your grave the great

  8. Anonymous Reply

    we stl remember u xo much stve

  9. Anonymous Reply

    pumzika pema

  10. Anonymous Reply

    As student you were my role model but anyway R.I.P!

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    RIP IN Peace Stev U Taught Me Wht I Never Knew It Is Too Hard To Forget You

  13. Anonymous Reply

    All a kenyan’s people shi love u so much

  14. Anonymous Reply

    We miss you alot… My God kip you sef

  15. Anonymous Reply

    so hard so painful 24get u bro omatipasa chimwemwe rip

  16. Anonymous Reply

    so fer so good,let’s meet u in Heaven,your work was perfect, R.I.P Steven kanumba

  17. Anonymous Reply

    RIP Kanumba

  18. Anonymous Reply

    u gave me hope in lyf by watching ur movies.we loved u in kenya

  19. Anonymous Reply

    You thought me alot stev may ur soul rest in peace bro

  20. Anonymous Reply

    I miss you my yung star Stephano, LIP I one day we shal reunion again

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