Updated 8:59 AM ET, Tue February 7, 2012
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Nik Rabinowitz is Jewish, Xhosa-speaking South African comedian with a loyal fan base around the country. CNN
Rabinowitz has teamed up with another South African comedian Tats Nkonzo. The duo use jokes to stir up stigmas and stereotypes in a nation striving to come to terms with its racist past. CNN
From race and religious jokes to polygamy gags and political spoofs, Rabinowitz and Nkonzo are using satire to help South Africans accept uncomfortable truths.
Having a similar approach to comedy makes Rabinowitz and Nkonzo work well together, they say. CNN