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Simmi Areff

Simmi Areff is an award winning Comedian, Podcaster, Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South African and African Union Media Fellow.


His has comedy has had him worked with big brands such as Viacom, MTV, Comedy Central and Cricket South Africa whilst his podcast Lesser Known Somebodies scooped the South African Comedy Award.


His love for audio saw him become an early adopter of podcasting in Africa and allowed for him to have many adventures in media from setting up Africa’s first podcast network POC Podcasts, Heading up Podcasts at Arena Holdings, Featuring on BBC and CNN and now playing a part in All Ears FM, a premium hilarious podcast channel. He has travelled the continent as a podcast and content pioneer in the African media landscape and is ahead of the curve when it comes to the digital audio space in Africa.

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