HARARE - Audition dates for Big Brother Africa (BBA) Season 9, which kicks off on September 7 this year, will be finalised next month.
In a press statement released on Monday, organisers of Africa’s biggest reality show revealed that the Big Brother Africa auditions would be open to people over the age of 21 resident in the 14 participating African nations.
“Producers are looking for persons who are entertaining and passionate about the Big Brother experience; and they have to be fluent in English,” read part of the statement.
The participating countries for Big Brother Africa Season 9 are Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Angola is the only country that has been replaced among the 14 that took part in Big Brother Africa Season 8. The lusophone nation has been replaced by Rwanda.
The Big Brother Africa organisers have promised to continue with the tradition of attracting “funny, dramatic, weird and wonderful characters”.
“Season 9 is no different; in fact, housemates and viewers alike will be pleasantly surprised at how Biggie intends to rise to this one.
“And in true Big Brother fashion, fans of the show and potential housemates will have to wait and see how he will turn dreams of some deserving and eager youngsters into reality and transform them into household names,” read the press statement.
Zimbabwe has been represented in the reality show by Rockford Josphat, Munyaradzi Chidzonga, Tecla Mazanhi, Pokello Nare, Hakeem Mandaza and Wendall Parsons, a pilot, who won the 2011 edition.