Comedian Mpho Modikoane
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Africa's lucrative comedy business

The business of comedy in Africa is no longer just for laughs.

With the advent of multichannel TV networks in many countries, aspiring comedians are getting more exposure, and more money, than ever before.

From Lagos to Nairobi to Cape Town, comedy in Africa is increasingly big business.

The BBC's Taurai Maduna has been finding out for Africa Business Report.

  • 03 Apr 2015