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  • The comedian says he’s able to tell such risqué jokes because he has a special personality (Courtesy S. Ngesi)
  • Ngesi with his friend and mentor and fellow comedian, David Newton (Courtesy S. Ngesi)
  • Ngesi confronts race issues in South Africa with humor (Courtesy S. Ngesi)
  • Siv Ngesi … South Africa’s self-styled ‘Ace of Race’ (Courtesy S. Ngesi)

South African Comedian Siv Ngesi

Darren Taylor

Published April 05, 2013

Standup comic Siv Ngesi calls himself the ‘Ace of Race.’ He says growing up in a multiracial part of Cape Town has given him insight into the idiosyncrasies and prejudices of his country’s different racial groups.


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