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CCA – 2019 Pan African Winner

Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards celebrates the best of Africa’s comedic talent. In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9 and Channel24 Savanna Comics' Choice Awards celebrates the best of South Africa's comedic talent. Sunday, 8 September 2019 - Last night saw the Savanna Comics' Choice Awards, an unequalled celebration of African comedy excellence, mark its 9th spectacular year at the beautiful Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg. It is the one night of

Press Release – CCA Main Show 2019.

In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9 and Channel24 Savanna Comics' Choice Awards celebrates the best of South Africa's comedic talent. Sunday, 8 September 2019 - Last night saw the Savanna Comics' Choice Awards, an unequalled celebration of African comedy excellence, mark its 9th spectacular year at the beautiful Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg. It is the one night of the year where comedians, friends and fans of comedy come together to see who

THE 2019 SAVANNA COMICS’ CHOICE AWARDS® FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9, Channel24, Sound Stylists and Stageworks In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9, Channel24, Sound Stylists and Stageworks Comedy is one of the fastest growing industries on the African continent and this year The Annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards (CCAs), with Savanna Premium Cider as its main sponsor, is at the fore of celebrating this amazing progression a

THE 2019 SAVANNA COMICS’ CHOICE AWARDS® FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9, Channel24, Sound Stylists and Stageworks Comedy is one of the fastest growing industries on the African continent and this year The Annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards (CCAs), with Savanna Premium Cider as its main sponsor, is at the fore of celebrating this amazing progression and the individuals whose efforts have earned the industry such results. Once again, the numbers tell the story of

SAVANNA NEWCOMER SHOWCASE GETS SOWETO LAUGHING

In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9 and Channel24 What happens when you put a bunch of eager, enthusiastic and (hopefully) funny new comedians on a stage in front of an expectant audience of hundreds? You get a comedy showcase like no other in the country! Last night the Savanna Newcomer Showcase was held at the Soweto Theatre in Johannesburg, where 24 of this year’s newcomer comedians had the stage and the spotlight for five minutes each. T

HERE THEY ARE – THE FRESHEST FACES IN COMEDY SET TO PERFORM AT THE SAVANNA NEWCOMER SHOWCASE

In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9 and Channel24 Savanna Premium Cider and the Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards have confirmed the 24 newcomer comedians who will take to the stage on Sunday 19 May 2019 to perform live comedy at the Savanna Newcomer Showcase at the Soweto Theatre. And here they are (in no particular order): Leah Jasmine Reed Mfundo Mhlongo Cyril Basker Sandile kunene Molaba Mkhulu Ludwe Obiya Liyabona Dyulethe Legadimana Maisel

CHECK OUT SA’S BEST NEW COMEDY TALENT AT THIS YEAR’S SAVANNA NEWCOMER SHOWCASE

In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9 and Media24 #savannacca Want to be the first to see SA’s hottest new talent strut their stuff on the comedy stage? Then grab your tickets for the highly anticipated Savanna Newcomer Showcase, an absolute must on the annual comedy calendar. These are the people you’re going to start seeing on comedy line-ups and in TV commercials, so this is your chance to see them live first. Taking place on Sunday afterno

NIGERIA’S BASKETMOUTH WINS SAVANNA PAN-AFRICAN COMIC OF THE YEAR AT THE ANNUAL SOUTH AFRICAN SAVANNA

In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9, IOL and 1Magic DStv Channel 103 It is the one night of the year where comedians, industry, friends and fans come together to celebrate the best in comedy from across Africa. On Saturday 8 September, the 8th Annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards® was hosted at The Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City in Johannesburg – an event hailed as the largest comedy awards gathering of its kind on the contine

THE ANNUAL SOUTH AFRICAN SAVANNA COMICS’ CHOICE AWARDS® CELEBRATES EIGHT YEARS, 12 AWARD WINNERS AND

In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9, IOL and 1Magic DStv Channel 103 In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9, IOL and 1Magic DStv Channel 103 It is the one night of the year where comedians, industry, friends and fans come together to celebrate the best in comedy from across South Africa and the continent. On Saturday 8 September, the 8th Annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards® was hosted at The Lyr

AFRICA’S COMEDY GIANTS ANNOUNCED AT THE SAVANNA COMICS’ CHOICE AWARDS® PRESS LUNCH

In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9, IOL and 1Magic DStv Channel 103 It has always been the vision of The Annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice AwardsÒ to go beyond South Africa and open the borders of the local industry to the comedy family across the continent. There may be many languages spoken in Africa, but it is the language of humour that connects us all. With the support of Savanna, this vision became a reality last year with t

HERE ARE THE FINALISTS FOR THIS YEAR’S SAVANNA COMICS’ CHOICE AWARDS®

In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Chatz Connect, Kaya FM 95.9, IOL and 1Magic DStv Channel 103 Some of this year’s #SavannaCCA nominees and other comedians who attended the nominee announcement on 11 July 2018 in Johannesburg It has been a record year for The Annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice AwardsÒ with a massive spike in entries. As many as 272 South African comedians are vying for one of the 10 awards, whilst 53 entered from the continent to be crowned

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE COMEDIAN IN THE CHATZ CONNECT AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD CATEGORY

See lighter side of life with Chatz Connect and the 8th Annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards Chatz Connect, Vodacom’s largest independent dealer channel and official telecoms partner of the 8th Annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice AwardsÒ (Savanna CCA), is offering you the opportunity to vote for your favourite comedian in the Chatz Connect Audience Choice Award category. Vote for your favourite among 248 comedians in the only award category open for publ

6 COACHES! 24 NEWCOMERS! ONE GOAL! THE SAVANNA NEWCOMER SHOWCASE - GAME ON!

In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Kaya FM 95.9, IOL and 1Magic DStv Channel 103 What’s more terrifying than being a newcomer comedian? Being a newcomer comedian with five minutes on stage to impress some of SA’s biggest names in comedy. Welcome to the annual Savanna Newcomer Showcase. This platform was created by longstanding comedy partners Savanna Premium Cider and the Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards to give these emerging comedians their time to shine, as well as gi

MULTI AWARD WINNER SKHUMBA HLOPHE TO HOST THIS YEAR’S SAVANNA NEWCOMER SHOWCASE

In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, Kaya FM 95.9, Independent Online and 1Magic DStv Channel 103 What started out as an intimate showcase to give up-and-coming comedians five minutes in the spotlight, has evolved into an extraordinary nugget of something quite unique, something magical, something unmistakably South African. Now in its 6th year, this special little get together at The Soweto Theatre has exploded into an unmissable afternoon of mingling with the who’s wh

AFRICA’S 11 TOP COMEDIANS HONOURED AT THE 7TH ANNUAL SAVANNA COMICS’ CHOICE AWARDS®

What do former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas, Nigerian celebrity comedian Basketmouth and DJ Dino Bravo all have in common?  They took part in this year’s incredible 7thAnnual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards® (Savanna CCA). Famed for being the largest gathering of comedy talent on the continent, this annual variety show features some of the greatest comedians that Africa has to offer — as celebrities, journalists and ministers join the entire comedy indust

“AND THE NOMINEES ARE…” THE SAVANNA COMICS’ CHOICE AWARDS 2017® ANNOUNCES NOMINEES

Across hundreds of registered comedians, following thousands of votes, the Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards is thrilled to announce the nominees in this year’s 11 award categories. Comedians, media and industry were the first to hear the names called out at a special press lunch held on Wednesday 12 July 2017 at Katzy’s in Rosebank. Comedians vote for their fellow comedians, ultimately determining who will be nominated and then go on to receive a Waldo (the Savanna CCA’s statuet

VUZU AMP TO AIR THE SOLD-OUT SAVANNA NEWCOMER SHOWCASE THIS SATURDAY!

Presented by Savanna Premium Cider in partnership with VUZU AMP, Sunday World and Kaya FM 95.9 Missed seeing the future of stand up comedy at the sold out Soweto Theatre in May? VUZU Amp (DSTV 103) received the rights to air this exclusive TV special, so tune in at 8pm on 1 July and watch 23 registered newcomer comedians from across the country deliver five minutes of their best material. Hosted by comedy legend Kagiso Lediga, the showcase is the first event of the year from

SOLD-OUT SAVANNA NEWCOMER SHOWCASE PROVES THE FUTURE OF SA COMEDY IS STRONG – AND HILARIOUS

Presented by Savanna Premium Cider in partnership with VUZU AMP, Sunday World and Kaya FM 95.9 If laughter is a great way to stay warm on a cold winter’s night, then hundreds of comedy fans had the right idea when they attended the Savanna Newcomer Showcase at the Soweto Theatre last night to laugh with and at some of the country’s newest and freshest comedic talent. The first event to kick off the Annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards (Savanna CCA’s) calendar, t

BOOK YOUR SEATS TO SEE 24 OF SA’S FRESHEST COMEDIANS AT THIS YEAR’S SAVANNA NEWCOMER SHOWCASE

In partnership with VUZU AMP, Sunday World and Kaya FM 95.9 This is where comedy begins: on stage at the Soweto Theatre when 24 of South Africa’s newest comedians will perform live at the Savanna Newcomer Showcase on Sunday 28 May 2017. The Showcase is a platform for these up-and-coming comics to show the industry just how funny they are, all in the hope of being nominated for the Savanna Newcomer Award at this year’s 7th Annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards® (S

THE SEVENTH ANNUAL SOUTH AFRICAN SAVANNA COMICS’ CHOICE AWARDS® CELEBRATES “THE FREEDOM OF FUNNY”

With support from Savanna Premium Cider, Nando’s, VUZU AMP, Sunday World and Kaya FM 95.9 Now in its seventh year, the Annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards® (Savanna CCA’s) will be the biggest – and farthest reaching – yet. For the first time, the pinnacle comedy awards event in South Africa will expand to include all African countries – a first for the industry. Held under the banner of “The Freedom of Funny”, the Awards will celebrate the power that humour has