Entertainment
Cotilda and Co. impress fans at queens of comedy night
Publish Date: Jun 05, 2014
Cotilda and Co. impress fans at queens of comedy night
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Ronald Mugabe 

It is said that the more one worries, the older one gets and the more one laughs, the younger one feels. 
 
Perhaps, the latter is the reason why comedy has steadily thrived in Uganda. It seems to be the only worthwhile remedy after a long stressful day.
 
This was evident as a reasonable number of comedy fans turned up for the queens of comedy night at Century Cinemax, located at the newly completed Acacia mall in Kiseminti. 
 
The show kicked off at around 8:00pm with the fans’ favourite; Cotilda Anipo (who doubled as the MC) ushering the audience into the moment of endless laughter. 
 
Her jokes almost cracked the ribs of many as everyone laughed over and over again like there was a reward for the best laugher. 
 
Shortly after, she welcomed the new girls on the block, Lisha Julie and Eve Nabadda who also tried their best to impress the fans. 
At first, their jokes didn’t seem funny but along the way, they gained control of the crowd with hilarious ones. 
 
The other performer was Dorah Nakaga whose jokes mainly centered on the discipline of our Rwandese neighbours; especially the girls.
 
As if saving the best for the last, Cotilda then invited a very funny Mukiga lady, Kobusheshe Nancy to the stage. 
 
Her jokes, mostly done in broken English with a typical Rukiga accent were breathtaking from the start. 
 
It all seemed like she was stressing the point that the best comedians hail from the highlands of Kigezi, considering Uganda’s best Anne Kansiime hails from the same area, Kabale. 
 
The show ended a few minutes after 10:00pm and the fans looked totally satisfied. 
The Queens of Comedy night is on every first Tuesday of the month.
 
The Comedy queens pose for a photo with Afande Kerekere after the show.
 
 Related stories
 
 

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
At 40, Afrigo is still on the go
As part of the activities to mark 40 years, Uganda’s oldest band, Afrigo, travelled to London yesterday to celebrate their journey. Carol Natukunda brings you their success story...
AK47 was a humble star
Sometimes celebrities seem so hard to find, especially when one wants to interview them; not because they do not want to give an interview, but because they have no time....
Al Jareau winds up Cape Town Jazz Festival on a high note
The American Jazz singer was the last of more than 40 artists that put up some very inspiring performances in the 16th edition of the Cape Town Jazz Festival....
Lupita Nyong’o returns to Uganda for Queen of Katwe
In 2006, while working on a project with Maisha film lab, East Africa’s most prized film star, Kenya-born Lupita Nyong’o planted a tree at the Maisha gardens in Buziga, an upscale Kampala suburb...
Sipho
He is renowned as one of the godfathers of South African jazz; so it did not matter that he came on after 11pm, when people had been sanding for hours....
Jaguza Children’s Choir glorifes God through cultural music
Through their music, Jaguza kids highlight the pathetic conditions of most orphans in Uganda. But they also show with absolute clarity that even the most destitute children can lead a successful/productive life, if the Church, the state and civil society paid due attention to them....
Should police arrest parents who do not take their children to school?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter