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We are joined on the cook-along by comedian Khanyisa Bunu. She is a former teacher, who after 8 years decided to quite and pursue her dreams as a comedian, in early 2008 she left her job and entered a stand-up comedy competition.
Originally from the Eastern Cape, Khanyisa was a teacher in Queenstown, before she relocated to Johannesburg. Since entering the industry in in 2008, Khanyisa has gone from strength to strength. She has won multiple comedy competitions that she has entered, she was also an opening act and touring with Trevor Noah on his recent comedy special in the country. She first got the country’s attention when she entered and came 6th in the SABC1 comedy competition series ‘So You Think You’re Funny.’ Now she has also even ventured into acting, best known for her role as Nobuhle on the 4th season the SABC1 sitcom Ses'Top La, which was a replacement for Brenda Ngxoli's character Pinky.
This hasn’t kept her from her true love which is stage comedy, as Khanyisa has performed at many festivals such Grahamstown National Arts Festival and the Soweto Comedy Festival, among many others.