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Comedian Munya Chawawa Signs Major Deal with Atlantic Records

Zimbabwean-born, UK-based comedian Munya Chawawa, known for his hilarious online skits, has recently signed a lucrative deal with Atlantic Records.

Comedian Munya Chawawa has recently announced that he has signed a lucrative deal with Atlantic Records UK, this according to Greedy South. Chawawa's humorous sketches continue to land him a number of prominent deals. Unknown P, one of Chawawa's funny personalities, is the winning man who secured the deal with Atlantic Records for his humourous "drill rap". The news follows Chawawa's Netflix deal after exquisitely parodying BBC news reader, Barty Crease. The Zimbabwean-born, UK-based comedian took to Twitter to announce the news.

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Kenya's Elsa Majimbo Bags 2020 E! People’s Choice Award

Internet sensation and comedian, Elsa Majimbo, has been awarded this year's People's Choice Award by E! in the African Social Star category.

Kenyan internet sensation and comedian Elsa Majimbo has been recently awarded this year's People's Choice Award by E! in the African Social Star category. The award comes after the 18-year-old took social media by storm after sharing a hilarious video of how the COVID-19 lockdown had actually given her an opportunity to avoid seeing people. OkayAfrica's Zinhle Ngema writes, "In the video, now viewed over 200 000 times, Majimbo goes on about how she doesn't actually miss anyone since being forced to stay in doors." Of course, in Majimbo's own unabashed words she says: "Why am I missing you? There is no reason for me to miss you... do I pay your rent? Do I provide food for you? Why are you missing me?".

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This Kenyan Comedian Is Laughing Her Way To Top Brand Collaborations

19 year old University student Elsa Majimbo used her humour to cope with quarantine and lockdown, and now some of the biggest names in the world are laughing along with her.

Josh2funny Is the Nigerian Comedian Inspiring Global Trends

The internet sensation speaks to OkayAfrica about his journey, the several comedy personalities he's created over the years, creating the viral #DontLeaveMe challenge, and being properly credited for his work.

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Tanzanian Comedian Idris Sultan Arrested ​for 'Cyber-Bullying' President

Tanzanian comedian Idris Sultan is in police custody after a video of him laughing at an old photograph of President John Magafuli was shared on social media.