Lesego Tlhabi's Coconut Kelz is a satirical success because 'laughing is better than crying'

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Lesego Tlhabi (Coconut Kelz)
Lesego Tlhabi (Coconut Kelz)
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"People are more willing to listen if you disarm them with humour first. When you address serious issues head-on, then people might feel attacked and unwilling to engage," says Lesego Tlhabi about creating the satirical character Coconut Kelz.

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