Big Brother Africa (BBA) auditions

Big Brother Africa 9 opens for auditions 30 June 2014.
Big Brother Africa 9 opens for auditions 30 June 2014.

Big Brother Africa (BBA) is coming back to our screens with season 9 of the show. They are inviting applications from daring, bold and adventurers citizens of 14 African countries with a valid passport to audition. Prize money for this edition of BBA is $300, 000.00 (about R3 million). Auditions are invited from nationals of the following countries: Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The ninth edition of Africa’s biggest reality series BIG BROTHER AFRICA kicks off in September and already fans are asking…who will the new housemates be? Who will find their names and their faces gracing newspapers? Who will become the subject of drive time radio and just who will find themselves trending on all social media platforms?

AfricaMagic has always been associated with unearthing, nurturing and recognizing talent from around the continent; and Big Brother Africa is one of the shows that have become known for transforming ordinary citizens into stars.

MultiChoice Africa CEO Nico Meyer says: “As MultiChoice Africa we are always pleased to welcome each new season of Big Brother Africa onto our platforms and we applaud its amazing success and ability to bring together audiences from all across the continent. The inclusion of Rwanda in this season is even more exciting as this displays that our reach and growth into the various sub-Saharan markets is going from strength to strength. We look forward to seeing further growth as well as the impressive social media presence that the show enjoys.”

All persons over the age of 21, who are citizens of one of the participating countries and have a valid passport, can enter Big Brother Africa 9. If you are open-minded, bold and adventurous, that’s even better! Previous editions of Big Brother Africa have boasted huge cash prizes for winners and this it is no different as the prize money is USD 300 000.

BIG BROTHER AFRICA 9 will be screened live 24/7 on DStv channels 197 and 198 while GOtv audiences will see highlights of the show, which begins on Sunday 7 September and is scheduled to run for 91 days. Big Brother Africa is produced by ENDEMOL SA.

Audition Information:

  • Botswana – Gabarone (Cresta President Hotel): 4 and 5 July 2014
  • Ethiopia – Addis Ababa (Capital Hotel and Spa): 30 June 2014
  • Ghana – Accra (Holiday Inn Hotel Airport): 5 and 6 July 2014
  • Kenya – Nairobi, The Hilton Nairobi: 3 and 4 July 2014
  • Malawi – Lilongwe (The Crossroads Hotel): 30 June and 1 July 2014
  • Namibia – Windhoek (Hilton Hotel): 8 and 9 July 2014
  • Nigeria – Lagos (Protea Hotel Leadway, Ikeja): 30 June and 1 July 2014
  • Rwanda – Kigali (The Lemigo Hotel): 9 July 2014
  • Sierra Leone – Free Town (The Country Lodge Complex): 9 July 2014
  • South Africa – Johannesburg (The Pyramid Venue and Conference Center): 30 June and 1 July 2014
  • Tanzania – Dar Es Salaam (New Africa Hotel): 11 and 12 July 2014
  • Uganda – Kampala (Sheraton Hotel): 7 and 8 July 2014
  • Zambia – Lusaka (InterContinental Hotel): 4 and 5 July 2014
  • Zimbabwe – Harare (The Meikles Hotel): 12 and 13 July 2014