South Africa's Pieter Dirk Uys on how to make fun of politicians


Pieter Dirk Uys, one of South Africa's leading comedians, is also a social activist who is not afraid to use his act to make a statement.

He began his career as a serious playwright before switching to comedy at the height of apartheid.

He impersonates a range of characters while making caustic comments about modern South African politicians and society.

The BBC's Nomsa Maseku met him and sent this report to our Focus on Africa TV programme.

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