Articles tagged 'big brother'

Big Brother Africa star loses car over debt 25 May 2018 HARARE - Former Big Brother Africa (BBA) winner Wendall Parson is set to lose his Toyota Hilux after he lost a legal battle where his mother was suing him for $83 000. The “celebrity” was facing two lawsuits after he failed to pay back money owed to his mother and another relative amounting to...
2015 Big Brother edition doubtful 8 July 2015 HARARE - Multichoice Africa has been mum on this year’s edition of Big Brother Africa (BBA) amid uncertainty that the television reality show would take place. BBA auditions traditionally take place around March with the three-month journey beginning end of May or early June. Last year’s BB...
Butterphly, JJ storm into final 2 December 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe, represented by DJ Butterphly and JJ, is the only country with two housemates in the running for the $300 000 Big Brother Africa prize whose winner will be unveiled on Sunday. The two Zimbabweans will battle it out for the big prize with Idris (Tanzania), M’am Bea (Ghana), Ma...
JJ survives eviction again 28 October 2014 HARARE - For the first time in several weeks, none of Zimbabwe’s Big Brother Hotshots housemates, JJ  and Butterphly is up for eviction. JJ was up for eviction last week, but was saved by three country votes from Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe. The fairly unknown Zimbabwean Big Broth...
JJ lives to fight another day 21 October 2014 HARARE - He might not be the favourite among Big Brother Hotshots housemates, but JJ has charmed Africa. The Zimbabwean survived the axe on Sunday thanks to a strong showing on the back of support by five countries. During the whole of last week, Africa frantically voted for JJ resulting in...
Zim singer breaks into BBA 24 September 2014 HARARE - Jerome “JJ” Arab, 23, who was among six fake housemates on Big Brother Africa (BBA), last year, is Zimbabwe’s second representative in this year’s edition of Africa’s most popular reality show. JJ, who will join PowerFM DJ Butterphly Phunk in the race to land the $300 000 top prize, a...
DJ Butterphly storms into Big Brother 19 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's DJ Butterphly, 24, has flown herself into this year’s Big Brother Africa (BBA) Hotshots set to kick off on October 5. The Mohawk-sporting Power FM DJ and television presenter, is one of Zimbabwe’s two housemates who will be in the running to win a massive prize of $300 000 ...
Big Brother house gutted by fire 3 September 2014 JOHANNESBURG - M-Net and Endemol SA today announced that due to a devastating fire at the Big Brother house on 2 September 2014, 'Big Brother Hotshots' will not launch this Sunday (7 September) as scheduled. This unfortunate incident has forced organisers of the reality show to consequently po...
Cleo surprises Hakeem at Mr Zim 9 November 2013 HARARE - Zambia's former Big Brother Africa star Clementine “Cleo” Mulenga made a surprise appearance at last weekend's Mr and Ms Zimbabwe Bodybuilding Contest to support her boyfriend Hakeem who was taking part. Cleo's unexpected presence in the Harare International School auditorium surprise...
Elikem paints Harare red 8 September 2013 HARARE - Ghanaian Big Brother representative, Elikem painted the town red on Friday, after jetting in Zimbabwe to visit his lover, Pokello. Elikem was welcomed into the country by hundreds of his and Pokello's fans who were led by “Team Polikem.” The two, Elikem and Pokello seem to be madly i...
Pokello's fresh nudity storm 25 July 2013 HARARE - Evicted Big Brother Africa (BBA) representative Pokello Nare returns home today to a mounting storm about her nude antics after a Facebook leak of shocking BBA house shower-hour pictures. Although the series of shots also includes other contestants, the furore has also invoked memories o...
No privacy for Pokello, Elikem 19 July 2013 JOHANNESBURG - If it is privacy that you are looking for, you won't find it in the Big Brother house. Not only do you have to deal with Biggie's prying camera's 24/7 but you also have to face boundary challenged housemates everyday. This evening Ruby lovebirds Elikem and Pokello got a quick...
Hakeem explains Pokello tiff 11 July 2013 HARARE - Ousted Big Brother Africa housemate Hakeem Mandaza says his supposed loathing of fellow Zimbabwean Pokello Nare on Africa s most popular reality show was a strategy to fool the other contestants. The Zimbabwean muscleman, who had a relationship with Zambian Cleo, claimed upon arrival on ...
The morning after weddings 5 July 2013 JOHANNESBURG – The  morning after the Wedding presentation was as normal as any other as the housemates got up in the cold and did their morning exercises. The few that were awake did stretches and back exercises that prepared them for the day ahead. Feza, Fatima and Oneal had had a chat ea...
Why always Nando? 4 July 2013 JOHANNESBURG - When you live in the Big Brother House, your business is everyone's business. Forget what anyone else told you. Early this morning, Selly learned this the hard way when her fellow Housemates waded into shaky territory; her love triangle with Sulu and Nando. As the Diamonds...
Oneal, Feza revisit tradition 4 July 2013 JOHANNESBURG - There was pomp, colour and fanfare in the Ruby House last night, when Oneal visited Feza's parental home to officially ask for her hand in marriage. Oneal, who was accompanied by his uncles, Elikem and Angelo, cut a dashing figure in colourful traditional wear fit for an African...
Oneal, 'the intellect' 2 July 2013 JOHANNESBURG - It's no secret that Oneal fancies himself quite the intellect so it is no surprise that he spent the evening giving an impromptu lecture to the Rubies. At Annabel's request, the Tswana fellow talked about the highs and lows of his career as a disc jockey. “If I am playing you...
Don't blame BBA for immorality 29 June 2013 HARARE - What  is this hullabaloo about Big Brother and morals? Hallo; open your eyes and take a reality check. I have noted with raised eyebrows how people judge Big Brother Africa contestants on how immoral and unAfrican they are. First of all BBA was never about morals, that is why it is...
Zim's Big Brother dark horse 28 May 2013 HARARE - The wait is finally over! On Sunday night socialite and fashionista Pokello was unveiled as one of the two house mates who will represent Zimbabwe in season eight of Big Brother Africa. The choice of the 27-year-old shoe boutique owner came as no surprise to many who had ceaselessly tipp...