npr – So a South Sudanese comic put on a comedy fest in a land of ‘suffering.’ How’d it go?

Akau Jambo can find humor anywhere.

In a joke about getting picked up by the police at a protest in South Sudan, he quips, “I was saying all sorts of crazy things, like I don’t care, you can arrest me. Then when they finally arrested me I was like, ‘Oh, you guys are serious?'” he says. “You people don’t joke!”

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