Noah more jokes about Nkandla

04 June 2015 - 02:07 By Leonie Wagner


Vote for Trevor Noah: he wants equal corruption for all. The South African comedian is in the country for his month-long show, Lost in Translation, at Montecasino in Johannesburg.Speaking on Radio 702's Redi Tlhabi show yesterday, Noah seemed to have taken a page from the Oprah Winfrey book as he inspired listeners. But he also made his usual sarcastic remarks.He said he would love to accept former Fifa president Sepp Blatter's job - and would continue the bribery and corruption legacy."What I love about Fifa is that they are just globally corrupt, everyone has the equal opportunity to bribe them. I understood that Danny Jordaan was saying: 'No, we paid the money long afterwards.' That's what I like about Fifa: you can pay your monies afterwards, you don't have to pay before, you can do it in instalments."Noah made global headlines with the announcement that he would take over from Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show in September.But is the man who describes himself as "shy" ready for the ruthless US tabloid press? He says no."I know now that I'm going into a world where I'm not even ready for what people will say about me. It will be the craziest things."He said his biggest challenge would be appealing to a global audience and has already made peace with the idea that he will disappoint South African fans."I think a lot of people are going to be disappointed at first, because people think I'm going to go to The Daily Show and tell jokes about Nkandla. I have to become more global."No doubt at least one South African will be pleased - Jacob Zuma.

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