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    Basketmouth wins Pan African comic of the year at Savanna Comics' Choice Awards

    Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha, known by his stage name as "basketmouth", has been awarded the Pan-african Comic of the year.
    The comedian took home the prestigious award at the 2017 Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards that took place in Johannesburg, South Africa. Basketmouth was nominated alongside other talented comedians like Zimbabwean comedian Carl Joshua Ncube, Ugandan comedian Salvador, Angolian comedian Fernado and Masepo from Lesotho. He thanked Comics’ Choice for honouring him with the award in a post he shared on instagram.

    The annual South African Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards took place on Saturday, September 9, at the Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City in Johannesburg. Comedians and viewers from all over Africa were in attendance at the award show which was the seventh edition of the annual celebration done to honour comedians.

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