Trevor Noah named South African of the Year
Noah generated the most votes in a social media poll on Monday.
JOHANNESBURG - Comedian Trevor Noah has collected another accolade as Jan Braai's South African of the Year.
Noah generated the most votes in a social media poll on Monday against four other individuals who have achieved global recognition in their particular field of work.
AB De Villiers, Wayde Van Niekerk and the MTN-Qhubeka cycle team were mentioned for their sport successes.
- Jan Braai (@janbraai) September 24, 2015
Noah who will make his debut as a the host of the Daily Show on Monday is the first recipient of the award.
Earlier this year, MTV Africa honoured the comedian with the 'Personality of the Year' award.
While he is expected to hold a press conference on Friday, viewers have been given a sneak preview of what to expect.
American comic Kevin Hart will make an appearance on the show.
- The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) September 23, 2015
- Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) September 23, 2015