On May 1, 2011; M-net Africa; organizers of this year’s Big Brother Africa Amplified revealed the new 26 young, energetic, talented & adventurous housemates for the season 6 reality show. Among the 26 house-mates; two Ghanaians; Alex & Confidence are presenting Ghana in the competition.
The competition running 91 days and 24/7 non-stop with a dream prize of USD200 000. The sixth season of Africa’s biggest reality show, according to organizers, will include more drama, emotions, excitement and suspense. Fourteen of the housemates are ‘somewhat’ celebrities in their countries, with careers ranging from radio and television personalities to models and actors.
Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
There are two housemates from most countries except Angola and Mozambique, with one housemate each. In total, there are 16 female housemates and 10 male housemates.
Alex – 31-years old Fashion Designer from Accra is pretty sure, Africa would like him whiles in the house. He’s once worked in the fashion district of New York and believes in empowerment of the individual. According to Alex; he wanted to be in Big Brother Africa because he believes he “can bring it home for Ghana”.
Confidence on the other hand is a 37 years old Night Club owner also from Accra, Ghana. She’s also the CEO of a Multimedia company in Ghana. According to Confidence; she would love to turn out like her role model aunt who, she believes, is “sexy, strong and principled”.
The rest of the 24 house-mates are:
Ernest & Sharon O – Kampala, Uganda
Vimbai & Wendall – Harare, Zimbabwe
Millicent & Nic – Nairobi, Kenya
“Miss P” – Peo & Zeus: Gaborone, Botswana
Lotus – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Weza – Luanda, Angola
Michael – Maputo, Mozambique
Karen & Vina – Jos & Lagos, Nigeria respectively
Kim & Mumba – Livingstone & Lusaka; Zambia respectively.
Felicia & Lomwe – Lilongwe & Blantyre Malawi respectively.
Bernadina & Jossy – Keetmanshoop & Windhoek; Namibia respectively.
Luclay & Nkuli, Cape Town & Johannesburg; South Africa respectively.
Wishing all the house-mates the very best. Meanwhile, you can catch all the action on DStv Channel 198 24/7.
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