Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

TheVoiceBW

Entertainment

Celeb edition with Bonno Bambino Seloka

Celeb edition with Bonno Bambino Seloka
MmaRabachanaki

At the start of the year, few had heard of Bonno Bambino Seloka.

Fast forward to February and she is the latest comedian to make a splash on social media.

MmaRabachanaki hit the big time for her Facebook video, in which she pleads with her lover to buy her Ferrero Rocher chocolates for Valentines.

Uploaded on 25 January, the short skit has since gone viral, catapulting ‘ST’ to Celeb Edition status.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Celeb edition with Bonno Bambino Seloka

MmaRabachanaki

For those who have never heard of you, how would you describe yourself?

I come from Digawana, as do both of my parents.

I come from a typical Setswana family set-up.

I grew up in Lobatse and did all my schooling there.

I have three siblings and I am the last born.

I also have a five-year-old son.

I am just your typical girl next door really, nothing fancy about my life.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

And have you always been into comedy?

I have never really been ‘into’ comedy but people around me are always in tears laughing, even when I’m just trying to express myself.

Sometimes I crack jokes without actually realising it’s a joke!

A born comedian then! So, how did the name Rabachanaki come about?

I get this question a lot but there is nothing fancy about the name/phrase.

There were actually these two brothers at my church and they called each other Rabachanaki.

I found it really funny then and so I thought I should share it with others.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

How has your Valentine’s video changed your life?

This video wasn’t really meant for Facebook.

I shot the video for my WhatsApp status just to make my contacts laugh but unfortunately, or perhaps, fortunately, someone decided to upload it onto Facebook.

It has changed my life because now after the video I received so much love from Batswana.

I never thought one day I’d be known in all corners of Botswana and even surrounding countries.

So many opportunities have come up through this video.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

I may just end up making a living out of this!

Did you expect the video would prove so popular?

Not at all!

First of all, I must say I never really thought it was that funny.

At first, I was a bit skeptical about it being on Facebook, like I said I am not the one who posted it.

So at first, I did not know how people will receive it.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

I never thought it would trend this much.

How are you handling fame and attention?

I try so hard to be content.

I suppose it hasn’t really set in.

I am still the same old me, the same old ST.

Plus most of the time I am just home and maybe because I am just home it hasn’t really set in other than if I went out to public places to meet people.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

What else are you into, career-wise?

I am an Early Childhood Educator (ECE).

I love working with kids so I’ll maintain that going forward.

But now I have fallen in love with the comedy thing and I love what I am about to do.

And so my future plan is maybe to enroll at a creative school and not just have the talent but also the certificate to back it up.

Who inspires you in life?

Definitely Steve Harvey.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

I love watching his shows and I have read his bio and it really touched me.

I have picked a lot of me in him.

I am addicted to his motivational speeches because they are so relatable.

Five things people don’t know about you?

1 & 2. I love singing; God has blessed me with such a beautiful voice

3. I am a shy person, and so when people meet me on the streets they will probably meet a different person from what they see on social media

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

4. I like my space. I love quiet time alone because I think a lot

5. I love cooking. I am actually a very good cook

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

News

Despite growing concerns about the future of the Okavango Delta regarding petroleum exploration activity around the region, Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and...

News

Police are investigating a case in which a 25-year-old man hacked his neighbour to death with an axe on Wednesday at Mogoditshane Block 9....

Entertainment

Maun based house-kwasa artist, Kekgosi Maphakela, aka Raba wa nkuku, has released a single album in honour of late radio personality, Thuso Letlhoma, popularly...

News

The accused pensioner is charged with five counts of rape

International

*Rwanda has used revenue from wildlife tourism to fund national development  *Famous for its mountain gorillas, Rwanda is restoring other conservation habitats 

News

Government is in the process of developing a policy to promote quality teaching and learning, by ensuring that learners are taught using their mother...

Advertisement

Copyright © TheVoiceBW. (Since1993) made with ❤️ in Botswana.