Morapedi warms up a cold comedy night

Michael Morapedi
Michael Morapedi

With Michael ’Dignash’ Morapedi in the house, the Gaborone International Music and Culture Week comedy night at Gaborone Sun was set to be exciting and indeed lived up to its billing.

Dignash was the shining light of the cold night, ripping the guests’ lungs up with laughter. The popular comedian was the host of the event, which attracted a big crowd, and although he only chipped in between other comedian acts, Dignash stood out with each joke he made. The former radio personality’s first piece was about the Ebola outbreak.

“The news papers have tried to preach, they have written but Batswana are still just like this. They say thou shall not touch, hug, kiss or shake hands but here we are in this hall sitting close to each other and some, I assume, are couples locked in hands,” he said to rapturous laughter from the audience.

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