It’s the night we have all been looking forward to for months now. The blogosphere has been buzzing non-stop about who the housemates would be and what Biggie is planning for them. Well, tonight, we finally got to find out.



Big Brother is an international television format that features a number of contestants living in an isolated house, while trying to avoid being evicted, and ultimately winning a large cash prize following a set number of days in confinement. Seven years on, Big Brother Africa has become increasingly popular with each year due to the fact that the excitement, competitions, and housemates drama made for very good television. Former housemates have garnered instant fame and each year, we just can’t wait to see what BBA has in store for them.

The year’s edition of the show would be hosted for the fourth time by IK Osakioduwa who expressed his anticipation as to what the competition will bring.

“People always fall in love on Big Brother so it will be nice to see how that works out.”, he says.


Host, IK Osakioduwa


Tonight, it was revealed that the contestants would divided into two groups, namely the VIPs and the wannabes. The VIPs have been put into the snazzy Upville house while the wannabes are in the not- so- snazzy Downville House.

This year’s Housemates are from Angola, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The VIPs are:
Ghana- Derick Kobina(DKB): Comedian, TV presenter, talent manager
Kenya- Jackson (Presso): Musician
Namibia- Martha (Lady May): Musician
Nigeria- Susan (Goldie): Singer
South Africa- Babalwa (Barbz): Model, salon owner
Zambia- (Mampi): Singer
Zimbabwe- Rockford (Roki):Singer



The wannabes are:
Angola couple- Esperanca and Seydou
Botswana- Edith and Eve
Ghana couple- Keitta and Mildred
Kenya couple- Alex and Malonza
Liberia- Luke and Yadel
Malawi- Nafe and Wati
Namibia- Junia and Jesica
Nigeria- Chris and Ola
Sierra Leone- Dalphin and Zainab
South Africa- Keagan and Lee
Tanzania- Hilda and Julio
Uganda- Kyle and Jannette
Zambia- Talia and Tamara
Zimbabwe- Maneta and Teclar

Remember to watch Big Brother StarGame on DStv Channel 198, Monday to Sunday (24/7). And be sure to keep it locked on the channel to keep up with activities in the house, and also get details on how to vote for your favorite housemates.

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