Meet Nigma, the fear less female comic

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The local comedy scene is well known to be a male dominated one. It has even been dubbed the patriarchy comedy society, but for comedienne Olebogeng ‘Nigmaí Tsiako, the comedy industry accords an equal gender platform.

Nigma caught the attention of Showbiz a few weeks ago when she was the only female trying her luck at the Soul Food Comedy auditions, hosted at Thapong Visual Arts Center.

She was contesting alongside comedy heavyweights such as Bambino, Charles Manase and Tulani Tau.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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