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5 controversial African cartoonists who get on politicians’ nerves

June 22, 2018 at 07:45 am | Culture

Nduta Waweru

Nduta Waweru | Contributor

June 22, 2018 at 07:45 am | Culture

Cartoons are usually one of the best ways to laugh at society and its ills. And in Africa, we have quite a number of such cartoonists who capture the excesses and foolishness of politicians in the most hysterical ways.

However, such cartoons have put them into trouble with the politicians and authorities. They have been arrested, tortured and even killed for their work.  Many others have been censored in many ways, forcing them to look for other methods of showcasing their work for all to see.

Here are some of Africa’s controversial cartoonists who have gotten into trouble with politicians and governments.

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