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    Trevor Noah’s Born A Crime

    The moment I finished reading the last line of the final chapter in Trevor Noah’s book, Born a Crime, it felt like I was left sitting in a cinema after a really good film has played. You know those moments, when the credits are rolling, the lights are slowly coming back up, people are scurrying out to leave, but you can’t move just yet because you’re still thinking about everything you just saw. Only in this case, it’s what was just read. And instead of a cinema, I was in an Upper East Side coffee shop, Marvin Gaye’s Sexual Healing coming back into ear-shot over the speakers, a woman across from me looking at me with that mix…

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    Trevor Noah Live in NYC

    With the rumours and jump-the-gun headlines swirling around Nelson Mandela – that our beloved former leader is on life support, that he’s unable to breathe on his own – I wasn’t feeling much like laughing. But we had tickets to see Trevor Noah, arguably South Africa’s most exciting comedian right now, perform one of his last shows before he ends his NYC residency. And I’d been wanting to see him ever since he kicked off this set of performances while I was still in Cannes. I’ve been reporting on him for a while now, and it’s a warm-your-heart kind of moment to see him getting well-deserved buzz. Noah’s NYC show…