By Beauty Runako Silindiwa
Zimbabwean standup comedian Long John, real name Learnmore Jonasi, has made history after he won the People’s Choice Award at Steve Harvey’s Standup Spotlight Awards.
Long John shrug off stiff competition the world over to claim the award. Announcing the award on social media, the renowned American comedian and actor Steve Harvey wrote,
“Thank you all who participated in the Steve Harvey Stand Up Spotlight Competition! The People’s Choice Award Winner is Long John @long_john_ who joined the competition from Zimbabwe! Congratulations man you were funny, animated, and have great stage presence keep it up champ!
This victory may also be attributed to the support by various Zimbabweans on social media through votes and the international community as well.