The Season 8 of Big Brother Africa titled The Chase kicked off with a live screening at 6pm West Africa Time on AfricaMagic DStv channel 197 and 198. The show as promised kicked off with South Africa’s leading Afro Pop music group, Mafikizolo ‘Khona’ featuring Uhuru.
Then IK (Ikponmwosa) Osakioduwa the BBA host came riding in on a power bike with the complete gear looking very smooth. He introduced a short video tribute of Late Nigerian singer and entertainer Goldie Harvey by showing some clips from her time in the house at the previous BBA (Season 7).
Then South African actress and comedian Tumi Morake and Kenya’s comedian Churchill joined IK on stage who later sent them to each go check out the two separate houses named Diamond and Ruby houses where the 14 contestants will spend the next 91days.
The way the housemates were selected into their respective Diamond and Ruby houses was that a female housemate was called on stage already assigned to a house then allowed to pick a letter or number as the case applied which represented a male housemate that will join the female housemate that selected him, that simple!
The opening show also saw captivating performances from Kenya’s very own award winning rapper STL and Nigeria’s heavyweights Don Jazzy, D’Prince and Wande Coal.
For those of you that did not watch it live, meet the hot looking housemates in competition to win The $300, 000 prize money, seems like this year's a tough one because they all semm likeable, let's watch and see!
Pokello From Zimbabwe- Entrepreneur, 27years Old
- Lk4 From Uganda- Professional Basketball Player- 28years Old
- Selly From Ghana- Actress, 25years Old
- Bassey From Sierra Leone- Student, Actor And Model, 22years Old
- Dellish From Namibia- Psychology Student, 22years Old
- Angelo From South Africa- Dance Instructor, 36years Old
- Fatima From Malawi- Tv Presenter And Mc, 30years Old
- Nando From Tanzania- Student, 22years Old
- Huddah From Kenya- Model, 21years Old
- Bimp From South Africa- Student, 23years Old
- Motamma From Botswana- Student
- Neyll From Angola, 32years Old
- Beverly From Nigeria- Model/Video Vixen, 21years Old
- Sulu From Zambia- Businessman, 31years Old
- Cleo From Zambia- Artist And Musician, 23years
ONeal From Botswana- Personality And TV Host, 33years
Maria From Namibia- Radio Presenter And Model, 24 Years Old
Melvin From Nigeria- Model And Actor, 27years Old
Natasha From Malawi- Self Employed, 26years Old
Biguesas From Angola- Student, 29years Old
Feza From Tanzania- Recording Artist, 25years Old
Elikem From Ghana- Tailor And Actor, 24years Old
Betty From Ethopia- Translator And Teacher, 26years Old
Bolt From Sierra Leone- Businessman, 27years Old
Annabel From Kenya- Student And Fashion Designer, 24years Old
Denzel From Ugnada- Radio And TV Show, 29years Old
Koketso From South Africa- Entrepreneur, 26years Old
Hakeem From Zimbabwe- Model, 22 years Old
So the Diamonds are: Dellish, Nando, Bimp, Cleo, Oneal, Maria, Natasha, Bighesas, Feza, Sulu, Fatima, Bassey, Betty, Elkem.
While the Rubies are Melvin, Huddah, Motamma, Beverly, Neyll, Angelo, Polello, Selly, LK4.
Big Brother Africa The Chase is on 24/7 on DStv channels 197 and 198.
For more information visit: http://bigbrotherafrica.dstv.com/
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