Last Updated
Tuesday 28 October 2014, 07:00 am.
Comedian revs up Boosta Bash night

If they tell you laughter is the best medicine, do not question the statement lest they prove it to you. Last Friday, the audience at Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) was all up in stitches from South African stand-up comedian, Tsietsi Matlakala's jokes at the Boosta Bash Comedy Night.
By Mpho Tlale Mon 02 Dec 2013, 16:28 pm (GMT +2)
The Monitor :: Comedian revs up Boosta Bash night








For a show that started late, Matlakala managed to rev up the mood with his Sepedi narrated jokes and transform irritability to laughter.

From one punchline to the next, Matlakala showed his Botswana audience that he did not come second in the South African 'So You Think You Are Funny' in 2009 by default. His Sepedi did not deter him from engaging with the audience who managed to follow him quite perfectly without the need for interpretation.

Having taken the stage before Matlakala's act, show organiser, Seabelo Modibe, said that the comedy night is a build up to the annual Boosta Bash that takes place on December 31.

 He said that as a new addition this year, they will be touring villages such as Molepolole and Gantsi as part of the Boosta Bash. Modibe said that they have diversified their line-up to suit different age groups and tastes.

This year, music giants Stimela are set to grace the Boosta Bash stage alongside Kabelo, Mandoza, Malaika's Tshidi and local acts like Groove Cartell and Samantha Mogwe. 

 



Lifestyle
Mon 27 Oct 2014, 16:43 pm
Mon 27 Oct 2014, 16:39 pm
Mon 27 Oct 2014, 16:36 pm
Mon 27 Oct 2014, 16:32 pm
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 15:25 pm
Mon 20 Oct 2014, 15:11 pm
Mon 13 Oct 2014, 15:43 pm
Mon 13 Oct 2014, 15:01 pm
Mon 13 Oct 2014, 15:11 pm
Mon 06 Oct 2014, 07:00 am
Mon 06 Oct 2014, 06:59 am
Mon 06 Oct 2014, 06:59 am
Mon 29 Sep 2014, 09:44 am
Mon 29 Sep 2014, 10:18 am
Mon 29 Sep 2014, 10:38 am
Mon 29 Sep 2014, 08:51 am
Mon 29 Sep 2014, 10:55 am
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 15:44 pm
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 15:40 pm
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 15:40 pm
Mon 15 Sep 2014, 15:11 pm
Mon 15 Sep 2014, 15:08 pm
Mon 08 Sep 2014, 11:11 am
Mon 08 Sep 2014, 11:05 am
Mon 08 Sep 2014, 11:05 am
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Friday, 31 Oct 2014
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.1075
1 GBP = Pula   14.5560
1 EUR = Pula   11.4548
1 YEN = Pula   0.0822
1 ZAR = Pula   0.8368
1 Pula = USD   0.1098
1 Pula = GBP   0.0687
1 Pula = EUR   0.0873
1 Pula = YEN   12.17
1 Pula = ZAR   1.1951
Banner Image
Stock Exchange
STOCK EXCHANGE: Friday, 31 Oct 2014
DOMESTIC STOCKS
ABCH
714
BARCLAYS
355
BIHL
1140
CHOBE
421
CHOPPIES
410
CRESTA
89
ENGEN
1000
FNBB
360
FSG
235
FURNMART
230
G4S
375
LETLOLE
215
LETSHEGO
273
NAP
217
OLYMPIA
20
PRIMETIME
249
RDCP
203
SECHABA
2800
SEFALANA
920
STANCHART
1249
TURNSTAR
200
WIL
305
IMARA
210
  • Previous
    Next
    Masa Centre
    ::: Friday 31 Oct - Friday 31 Oct :::
  • Previous
    Next
    Riverwalk
    ::: Friday 31 Oct - Friday 31 Oct :::
  • Previous
    Next
    Gamecity
    ::: Friday 31 Oct - Friday 31 Oct :::