No female acts in the line-up of the almost month-long 12th Jive Cape Town Funny Festival.
Ava Vidal is a comedian who doesn’t shy away from the truth, regardless of comedic trends.
Some say Josh Ostrovsky is a social media superstar, others think he's a thief, writes Elise Czajkowski.
The world would be happier if everyone put down their phones, says the Irish comedian ahead of the Grahamstown leg of new show "Off the Hook".
Samm Farai Monro of "Zambezi News" talks about the popular satirical show he helped create and the risks for those who poke fun at their rulers.
The one thing our favourite comics - Daniel Friedman, Robby Collins and Skhumba Hlophe included - agree on is that controversy is good for business.
Well done to Trevor Noah, but it’s time the TV industry got off its patriarchal ass, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
The funnyman may have irked Muslim ?authorities but his take on a world outside ?the corner shop has the nation in stitches.
Miley Cyrus and giant mushrooms, surfing dogs and France's "Spider-Man". We bring you some of the most ridiculous things we've seen this month.
Loyiso Gola, the face of Late Night News, talks to us about satire and being nominated for an international Emmy award.
Ugandan-born comic David Kibuuka is revelling in South Africa’s exciting new age of comedy.
Putting a new test to the adage that brevity is the soul of wit, the festival will be played out in 140 characters (or less) and six-second videos.
Comedian Eugene Khoza stumbled across comedy and there has been no putting him down since.
When African comics gathered on stage recently, race, as usual, was under the spotlight.
At 38, Paul Chowdhry has become Britain's first Asian stand-up star.
There's a new form of nation-building in town and the new generation of comedians is laughing all the way to the bank.
Comedy duo Flight of the Conchords took absurd suggestions from the mouths of babes to raise funds for a New Zealand-based charity Cure Kids.
Trevor Noah has beaten Riaad Moosa, Nik Rabinowitz and Loyiso Gola to be named comic of the year at the Comic's Choice Awards.
Speed dating isn't exactly the normal way of marketing a book, but then Nik Rabinowitz isn't a normal sort of a bloke.