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South African Comedienne Khanyisa Bunu

  • Darren Taylor
Critics are recognizing a South African standup comic Khanyisa Bunu as one of the few “queens of comedy” in Africa. Bunu abandoned a career as a schoolteacher a few years ago and is one of the few female comedians to break into South Africa’s entertainment scene.
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The former schoolteacher is now one of South Africa’s leading female comedians  (Photo Courtesy of Tarryn Liddell)
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The former schoolteacher is now one of South Africa’s leading female comedians  (Photo Courtesy of Tarryn Liddell)

Bunu often populates her comedy shows with a variety of interesting characters (Photo Courtesy Tarryn Liddell)
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Bunu often populates her comedy shows with a variety of interesting characters
(Photo Courtesy Tarryn Liddell)

A fan poses for a photograph with Bunu after a recent show in Johannesburg [Photo: Darren Taylor]
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A fan poses for a photograph with Bunu after a recent show in Johannesburg [Photo: Darren Taylor]

Bunu is not afraid to makes jokes about controversial subjects.(Courtesy T. Liddell)
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Bunu is not afraid to makes jokes about controversial subjects.(Courtesy T. Liddell)

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