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Abidjan ‘Festival of Laughter’ celebrates African stand-up comedy

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Comedians from across French-speaking Africa are at the Palace of Culture in Abidjan this weekend for the fifth-annual Festival of Laughter, an event that aims to promote stand-up comedy on the continent.

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This weekend, Abidjan is Africas “Capital of Laughter” — or at least, thats the goal of comedian Mamane, the organizer of this weekends Festival of Laugher in the Ivory Coast capital.

Mamane, known for his political skits, envisions the festival as a venue to celeRead More – Source