5 African comedians who have become top global sensations

Nii Ntreh Oct 2, 2019 at 06:00pm

October 02, 2019 at 06:00 pm | Entertainment

Nii Ntreh

Nii Ntreh | Associate Editor

October 02, 2019 at 06:00 pm | Entertainment

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Mark Twain is reported to have said that against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand. It would seem this is true if one considers all the barriers broken down by comedy.

Increasingly, stand-up on the African continent is becoming a job that pays the bills for young people who have a knack for getting the laughter out of others.

Since comedy is usually determined by the time and place in which people find themselves, the turn of the decade had people asking if African comedians could ever find an audience who were not used to the African experience.

Thankfully, these five amazing Africans proved that laughter is a universal language.

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