Articles tagged 'big brother africa'

BBA star Wendall sued by his mother 29 January 2017 HARARE - Fiormer Big Brother Africa (BBA) winner Wendall Parson is facing two lawsuits after he failed to pay back money owed to his mother and another relative amounting to $83 000. Wendall’s mother Gillian Jackson has approached the High Court, claiming the former Big Brother star failed to ...
Ex-BBA star Jerome Arab bounces back 10 January 2017 HARARE - Since he left the Big Brother Africa (BBA) two years ago, Jerome “JJ” Arab has largely stayed away from the limelight until recently. Late last year, JJ resurfaced doing some gigs in Zambia alongside Zambian songstress Namvula Rennie and Zimbabwean singer, songwriter and saxophonist V...
Airline challenges Wendall payout 28 August 2015 HARARE - An airline has appealed to the country’s highest court after failing in its latest attempt to block a $24 500 payout to former Big Brother Africa reality TV star Wendall Parson. The High Court sided with the Zimbabwean Big Brother Africa winner in his long-running legal battle with Nu...
Will Butterphly, JJ land the big one? 7 December 2014 HARARE - Tonight one lucky contestant will go home $300 000 dollars richer from the Big Brother Africa (BBA) House. Africa’s most popular reality show, which this year has been titled “Big Brother Hotshots”, has reached an exciting finale in which the remaining eight housemates are battling it...
Butterphly survives axe 11 November 2014 HARARE - Big Brother Hotshots Zimbabwe representative DJ Butterphly, who had been heavily tipped to make an early exit from the reality show on Sunday, survived the axe after securing support from two countries. Zimbabwe and Malawi united forces to save her despite her unpopularity with fellow...
Zim's JJ gets thumbs up 22 October 2014 HARARE - Evicted Big Brother Africa Hotshots housemates, Esther from Uganda and Lilian from Nigeria, say Zimbabwe’s JJ has emerged as a serious contender for the grand prize of $300 000 in this year’s edition of Africa’s biggest reality show. In television interviews with the Daily News soon a...
Butterphly off to a poor start 7 October 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Big Brother Hotshot representative — Butterphly — has every reason to have butterflies in the stomach. The Hararian had the worst possible start to her journey in the Big Brother Hotshots which kicked-off on Sunday. Butterphly got 44,4 percent from the audience vote foll...
BBA unveils housemates 18 September 2014 HARARE - Big Brother Africa (BBA), the continent’s biggest reality show, will unveil three housemates daily on their website from today. Liz Dziva, publicity and public relations manager for MultiChoice, said in a statement yesterday that BBA fans will no longer have to wait until the launch o...
Big Brother Africa to start on October 5 14 September 2014 HARARE - Africa's biggest reality show, Big Brother Africa (BBA) will be launched on October 5 in Johannesburg where a new venue has been secured to replace the one gutted by fire on September 2. M-Net and Endemol SA, the producers of the show, announced the new development in a statement yest...
Revive Zim's acting industry 12 September 2014 HARARE - Former Big Brother Africa (BBA) housemate, Maneta Mazanhi’s new role on the popular South African soapie Isidingo has predictably generated a lot of excitement in Zimbabwe. While Zimbabweans have every right to celebrate the success of one of their own, we should also, rather ironical...
Maneta joins top SA soapie 11 September 2014 HARARE - Former Big Brother Africa (BBA) housemate, Maneta Mazanhi, has landed a role in popular South African soapie Isidingo. The Bulawayo-born beauty believes breaking into Isidingo will propel her fledgling acting career to new heights. “I am an actress by profession and I have been exp...
D-Day for Wendall 29 October 2013 HARARE - A Harare magistrate is today expected to deliver ruling in an application for discharge filed by former Big Brother Africa reality TV show winner Wendall Parsons, who is facing a $20 000 car insurance fraud. Parsons, who is jointly charged with his brother William, made the applicatio...
Wendall seeks discharge from insurance fraud case 16 October 2013 HARARE - Former Big Brother Africa reality TV show winner Wendall Parsons, who is facing $20 000 car insurance fraud, has applied for discharge at the close of the state case. Parsons, who is jointly charged with his brother William, said the state has failed to prove a prima facie case agains...
Wendall's trial deferred 10 October 2013 HARARE - The trial of former Big Brother Africa reality TV show winner Wendall Parson, who is facing $20 000  car insurance fraud, has been deferred to October 15. Harare magistrate Elijah Makomo postponed Wendall's trial because the prosecutor handling the case was not available. Wendall i...
'Wendall submitted false insurance claim' 10 September 2013 HARARE - The trial of former Big Brother Africa reality TV winner Wendall Parson commenced yesterday with Siphatisile Sibanda from Alliance Insurance Company testifying. Sibanda indicated that Parson, who is being jointly charged with his brother William, submitted a false insurance claim for ...
Wendall's trial postponed 28 August 2013 HARARE - Harare magistrate Tayengwa Chibanda has postponed the trial of former Big Brother Africa reality TV show winner Wendall Parson, who is facing a $20 000 car insurance fraud. The case was postponed to September 9. Chibanda said he was not starting new trials and also noted that Parso...
Dillish wins BBA $300k prize 27 August 2013 HARARE - This year's season of the Big Brother Africa reality TV show came to an end on Sunday with Namibia's Dillish bagging the $300 000 prize, a surprise win. Cleo was announced the first runner-up of the show. But Zimbabwe did not walk away entirely empty handed as Elikem said he would ...
Wendall has case to answer: Court 22 August 2013 HARARE - A Harare magistrate has ruled that  Wendall Parson, former winner of reality TV show Big Brother Africa, who is facing $20 000 car insurance fraud, has a case to answer. Parson had made an application excepting to the charges, arguing the charge did not disclose an offence or any misr...
Tehn Diamond to grace BBA 8 August 2013 HARARE - Hip hop new kid on the block, Tehn Diamond will this week perform at the Big Brother Africa eviction show alongside fellow artistes Junior Brown and Take 5. The award-winning young musician will grace the BBA platform for the first time. Tehn Diamond and Junior Brown's manager Tsun...
Hakeem relives BBA experience 28 July 2013 HARARE - Munyaradzi Hakeem Mandaza s selection as one of Zimbabwe s representatives on this year s Big Brother Africa the Chase took many by surprise. Daily News on Sunday s Tarisai Machakaire (TM) recently had a chat with the handsome ex-BBA housemate. Below are excerpts of the interview: TM: Wh...
Big Brother loses the plot 28 July 2013 HARARE - Big Brother Africa (BBA) is on course from being the hottest reality show in Africa to a scripted fraud. BBA The chase has thrown out the reality aspect of the show by including the Emerald housemates who are obviously playing to the whims of Big Brother. BBA the Chase is a far cry fr...