Though it's not rooted in political satire, The Bantu Hour is like a much-needed facelift to a sagging SABC local late night talk show scene.
The group Jittery Citizens hopes to establish a solid improvisational comedy scene in South Africa with their unconventional comedy.
From Loyiso Gola's live show to the State Theatre's Youth Expression Festival, we've rounded up this week's not-to-be-missed events.
Loyiso Gola chats about the role of his comedy and how it feels to score a spot on an Aussie talk show.
From the satirical news show being nominated for an Emmy to Trevor Noah joining The Daily Show, SA comedy has more reason to celebrate.
The funnyman may have irked Muslim ?authorities but his take on a world outside ?the corner shop has the nation in stitches.
Loyiso Gola, the face of Late Night News, talks to us about satire and being nominated for an international Emmy award.
What does it take for a local comedy show to get an Emmy nomination? Join us on Friday as we put the question to "Late Night News" host Loyiso Gola.
Spanning 19 countries, nominees for the 41st International Emmy awards have been announced and include two shows from SA: "Masterchef SA" and "LNN".
When 24-hour news channel ANN7 took on Late Night News in the comedy category, the show's writers found they suddenly had? serious competition.
There's a new form of nation-building in town and the new generation of comedians is laughing all the way to the bank.
Akin Omotoso, Loyiso Gola and others share their favourite film and television highlights from 2012.
How far can artists go in satirising or sending up the powerful? Nickolaus Bauer reports on different value clashes over Brett Murray's 'The Spear'.
Loyiso Gola's satirical news show makes politics funny again and is a surprising hit with audiences and critics.
Loyiso Gola says he listens 'to whatever is different to what's coming out in the mainstream'.
Percy Zvomuya speaks to funnyman John Vlismas about Outrageous, his new movie about stand-up comics.