Trevor Noah's new bae has reportedly accompanied him on his trip to SA for the comedy festival

The wait is finally over the new James Bond flick can finally be seen on the big screen along with four other movies

'Jesus is a Shangaan' cartoon on DStv

2012-06-20 09:04
Johannesburg - The work of controversial South African cartoonist Mdu Ntuli has been taken up by Comedy Central.

Ntuli confirmed on Tuesday that his Izikhokho Show will appear between shows on the channel, which is available on DStv.

One of Ntuli's strips is the subject of two complaints to the Human Rights Commission over claims that it pokes fun at Tsonga/Shangaan-speakers.

In Ntuli's Izikhokho Show, Jesus commits suicide because he discovers he is Shangaan.

The animation, called Jesus is a Shangaan, has clocked up 108 396 views on YouTube since it was posted last month.

The popular show is produced by Ntuli's Mdu Comics.

Ntuli has also produced cartoons about Zulus, Xhosas and Indians.

In December, DStv launched Comedy Central, the world's only 24-hour television channel dedicated to comedy, in South Africa.

Ntuli said Comedy Central would issue a statement with more details in due course.

Watch the controversial cartoon here.

Read more on:    dstv  |  comedy central  |  religion  |  tv
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent News

MultiChoice upgraded’s signal to HD quality on DStv and the channel’s local weekday soaps will be added to the DStv Catch Up. Read More »

M-Net and its Magic in Motion Academy has become embroiled in a row about race with trade union Solidary. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.