On May 20, 2022 news broke out that hip hop artist Martse real name Martin Nkhata has been hospitalised after sustaining burn injuries, according to reports, the house he slept in caught fire.
Best wishes, prayers were sent to the Mkatimo hit maker for quick recovery, but the heavens had other plans, sadly Martse closed his eyes on Monday, May 23, 2022 at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital In Blantyre.
On Tuesday, the remains of the rapper were taken from Blantyre to Lilongwe to his parent’s house and a funeral ceremony was held at Civo Stadium to pay the last respect to Martse.
Face of Malawi takes you through the ceremony in Pictures.
Martse’s Send off ceremony at Mthunzi Mortuary in Blantyre.
Church service at Mthunzi Chapel
A Hearse carrying the remains of Marste leaving Mthunzi Mortuary.
Arrival of Martse’s body in Likuni, Lilongwe at Nkhata’s Residence.
Malawi’s Minister of National Unity Timothy Mtambo at Nkhata’s residence in Likuni
Martse’s last stay at his parent’s home in Likuni
Martse’s arrival at Civo Stadium
Multitudes gracing Martse’s funeral ceremony at Civo Stadium
Musicians carrying Martse’s casket
Martse are you really gone? Fan cries uncontrollably
Musicians performing at Martse’s funeral
Hyphen making his performance
Martse’s remains in transit to his final resting place
People escorting Martse to his final destination
More photos will be updated