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The Funniest African Comedians of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 1.4k votes 535 voters 19.4k views17 items

List RulesVote up the funniest stand-up comedians and comic actors who were born in Africa.

This list contains information about the best African comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best African comedians come in many forms. Some famous African comedians joke about their families while other African comedians generate laughs by poking fun at global politics. A few hilarious African comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.

Who will you find on this top Australian comedians list? Trevor Noah has to be near the top. Along with releasing such hilarious specials as Afraid of the Dark and Lost in Translation, the South African comedian also hosts the wildly popular Comedy Central series, The Daily Show. Godfrey was raised in Chicago, but his parents are both from Nigeria.

Eddie Kadi – who was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – has gained fame as a presenter on BBC. Other hilarious comics features on this top African comedians list include Michael Blackson, Nik Rabinowitz, and Churchill.

Which African comedian do you think is the funniest? Give the best comics a thumbs up and share some of your favorite jokes in the comments section.

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  • 1
    200
    64
  • 2
    120
    61

    Michael Blackson

    Next Friday, The Savages
  • 3
    87
    36

    Basketmouth

  • 4
    86
    55

    Anne Kansiime

  • 5
    62
    36

    Daliso Chaponda

  • 6
    46
    31

    Eric Omondi Ongao

  • 7
    39
    23

    Klint The Drunk

  • 8
    53
    40

    Godfrey

    Zoolander, Soul Plane
  • 9
    38
    30

    Churchill

  • 10
    36
    33

    Eddie Kadi

    Anuvahood, Shank
  • 11
    12
    19

    Loyiso Gola

  • 12
    14
    24

    Eddie Butita

  • 13
    12
    21

    Chris Mapane

  • 14
    11
    21

    John Vlismas

    Slam-Bang
  • 15
    13
    27

    Nik Rabinowitz

    Material, Screenplay
  • 16
    9
    22

    Riaad Moosa

    Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Material
  • 17
    15
    31

    David Kau