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Mpho Popps to host Savanna Comics’ Choice Comedy Awards



Mpho Popps

Mpho Popps Modikoane is to host the 11th edition of the Savanna Comics’ Choice Comedy Awards. The event will be graced by other comedians like Celeste Ntuli, Khanyisa Bunu and Robby Collins, The ceremony is themed You Think You Know South Africa and will take place on April 13 at the Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City.

Mpho Popps

“Much like our country, our comedy infrastructure was a bit on the edge there for a while, so everyone’s had to pull their weight to rebuild the framework of comedy,” Mpho Popps said.

Mpho Popps

“South Africa is much the same. We all need to do our bit to drive our country forward, and as South Africa gives us comedians so much material daily, we thought it high time that we affectionately gave back to it in our own, endearing but comedically brutal way

In other news – There’s no such thing as black tax – DJ Sbu

Here in South Africa, “black tax” is a norm. In most families, the hardworking and successful are stuck with the difficult task of making sure everyone else is taken care of.

DJ Sbu

While looking after your family is wonderful, sometimes the expectations can be crippling. Local musician and businessman, Sbusiso Leope — known as DJ Sbu — has however said that helping out shouldn’t be looked at as black tax. Read more


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