Local stand-up comedian Learnmore Mwanyenyeka — popularly known as Long John — is shining brightly on the regional stage and the South Africa-based comedian now eyes the global platform.

Stand-up comedy continues to grow bigger and bigger in Zimbabwe producing some of the best comics in Doc Vikela, Carl Joshua Ncube and Clive Chigubu, among others, and Long John believes Zimbabwe has versatile comedy talent.

“I believe in Zimbabwe and we have raw talent and with the way we casualise everything in Zimbabwe by making fun of our diverse issues and circumstances, comedy has a ripe atmosphere to propagate and plays a pivotal role in our lives,” Long John told The Standard Style last week. Read More