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Basketmouth Named African Comedian Of The Year In South Africa

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September 11, 2017 – Basketmouth Wins Comic Award, Named African Comedian Of The Year In South Africa

Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha, aka Basketmouth on Saturday was honoured at an award event that held at the Lyric Theatre in Joburg, South Africa.

The comc star is the first to win the Savanna Pan-African Comic Award category which was introduced this year.

It was also the first time the award would offer nomination opportunities to comedians in Nigeria, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Angola and Lesotho, according to reports.

Dillon Khan, the Vice-President of Comedy Central Africa presented Basketmouth with his trophy which gave him a feeling of pleasure as observed from his delighted expression while walking towards the stage.

basketmouth wins award in south africa

Expressing his appreciation to the organisers on his Instagram page, Basketmouth wrote;

Thank you @comicschoice I truly appreciate this.”

The organisers of the award also sent in their congratulatory message to the actor and comedian via Instagram.

“Africa!! Your Pan African Comedian of the year is @Basketmouth #SavannaCCA Naija Stand Up!!! Congrats,” they wrote via Instagram.



  1. Big Aunty Koks

    September 11, 2017 at 7:18 AM

    Congratulations !!!
    Wish you more laurels!

  2. Kardashian

    September 11, 2017 at 2:07 PM

    How Possible? Ay Nko?

    • Keep it real

      September 11, 2017 at 7:31 PM

      Just the grace of God upon AY other than that he’s not a natural born comedian but a good events planner. My opinion though

      • Correct

        September 12, 2017 at 4:10 AM

        Super correct bro…AY z num1 in event packaging and not in d same level with Basketmouth wen it comes to comedy, both r talented in thier different ways.. Congrats Bright

  3. hmmmmmm

    September 11, 2017 at 2:23 PM

    This is the most stupidious work i have ever seen, how can a comedian contribute anything to the development of this country? we need scientists, technicians and manufactureres not comedizns. Lately everybody wants to be a comedian in nigeria including hrrdsmen.

  4. Keep it real

    September 11, 2017 at 2:43 PM

    Unstoppable. ..congratulations Bro!

  5. J. B. Hunter

    September 11, 2017 at 4:28 PM

    An Award well deserved.

    I take a stroll…

  6. Siyabonga

    November 15, 2017 at 10:52 AM

    Even our south african artistes are far better than nigerian singers

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