Minnie Dlamini

Minnie Dlamini Set To Sizzle In Sandton Comedy Roast

Mark your calendars for 5 April 2024, as Sandton gears up to witness the debut of one of South Africa’s beloved personalities, Minnie Dlamini, in the world of comedy roasts.


  • The much-anticipated ‘Showmax Roast of Minnie Dlamini’ promises an evening filled with laughter, jest, and perhaps a few surprises.
  • The roast forms part of the the Laugh Africa Comedy Festival, a ground-breaking new event in the comedy landscape.
  • It’s a 3-day experience that celebrates comedy and connects performers with audiences in an unmatched celebration of humour.
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Minnie Dlamini, known for her charm and charisma, is no stranger to the limelight. Having entertained audiences across various platforms, she now steps into the realm of comedy roasts with eagerness and excitement. In her own words, Minnie shares her anticipation.

The roast is about having fun and not taking myself too seriously. I may also get an opportunity to dispel many of the rumours told about me.

// Minnie Dlamini


The event, hosted at the prestigious Sandton Convention Centre, marks a milestone in Minnie’s career as she embraces the opportunity to laugh at herself and share humorous anecdotes from her journey.


Minnie Dlamini
As Minnie Dlamini takes center stage in the Showmax Roast, it symbolizes not only a celebration of her career but also a testament to the power of laughter in fostering connection and camaraderie. Image: Laugh Africa Comedy Festival

The ‘Showmax Roast of Minnie Dlamini’ boasts a star-studded line-up, promising an unforgettable night of entertainment. Recorded live on 5 April 2024, the roast will stream exclusively on Showmax on 26 April 2024, allowing viewers to experience the hilarity and camaraderie first-hand. Stuart Taylor, Creative Director of Laugh Africa Comedy Festival, emphasizes the essence of the roast.

With the Showmax Roast of Minnie Dlamini, we aim to curate an experience that embodies this spirit. By selecting individuals whose journeys we admire, we ensure that each jest and jab is a testament to their impact and our affection.

// Creative Director of Laugh Africa Comedy Festival, Stuart Taylor


The Laugh Africa Comedy Festival, scheduled from 5 April 2024 to 7 April 2024 at the Sandton Convention Centre, sets the stage for Minnie Dlamini’s roast. Featuring over 50 comedians across English, Vernacular, and Afrikaans genres, the festival promises a diverse line-up of talent.



Headlined by the internationally acclaimed comedian Eddie Griffin, the festival showcases Africa’s comedic prowess as a force of celebration and unity. Local favourites such as Eugene Khosa, Conrad Koch & Chester Missing, Jam Jam The Comedian, and Mel Jones are set to grace the stage, ensuring a weekend filled with laughter and merriment.


The Laugh Africa Comedy Festival’s ethos, ‘And Still We Laugh’, encapsulates the resilience and joy that comedy brings, especially in uncertain times. From uproarious roasts to side-splitting performances, the Laugh Africa Comedy Festival promises an experience that celebrates the rich tapestry of African humour.


The full Laugh Africa Comedy Festival schedule, along with tickets, available on Ticketpros.


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