Tag: comedy

The business of making people laugh in Rwanda

What was initially considered as hobby is now becoming a multimillion dollar industry and it is said that Africa’s entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase. Seka Live Rwanda, a platform created to diversify and create a vibrant comedy industry in Rwanda brings together close to ten comedians from the country and internationally for a monthly show. Kenny Blaq, an Award Winning Nigerian comedian joins CNBC Africa us to share how comedy is turning to business.

How l have made telling jokes a profitable career – Comedian Arthur Nkusi

The comedy industry in Rwanda is still a budding one. It has actually become a profitable career option for many. From theatre to radio as a comic Arthur Nkusi, arguably one of the best comedians in Rwanda joins CNBC Africa to talk comedy and money.

SA’s Deep Fried Man takes on Shaun Abrahams, Mugabe and Omarosa

With a blend of music, comedy and satire, South Africa's Deep Fried Man has created a unique way to laugh and sing at the country's political blunders. Ahead of his fifth solo show, he sat down with CNBC Africa's Karabo Letlhatlha.