Comedian Michael Sengazi on taboos and the unifying power of comedy

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Issued on: 17/03/2023 – 13:10



After getting a legislation diploma, Michael Sengazi started to dabble in theatre and in the end determined to ditch his future profession as a lawyer to change into a slapstick comedian. Whereas his mother and father have been initially a bit upset about seeing their legislation faculty funding used to inform jokes, he finally received them over – together with all of Burundi. Because the fifth youngster in a household of seven youngsters, with a Burundian father and Rwandan mom, household is certainly one of Sengazi’s favoUrite topics. He additionally tackles taboo subjects like intercourse, although he says there are some topics he refuses to joke about. Whereas in Paris to carry out as a part of the Africapitales competition, he joined us for Perspective.