As BBA kicks off no Ethiopian this year


October 5, 2014

This year’s Big Brother Africa kicked off in South Africa today to  run for 63 days until Sunday 07 December 2014, looking at the list of the housemates, there is no Ethiopian taking part in this year’s ninth season of the Show. The participating countries this year are Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Big Brother Africa had been on a hot tin roof in Ethiopia last year for one of the Ethiopian housemates had been seen taking part in ‘sexual acts’ with one other housemate from West Africa.  This year, BBA issued the following note regarding nudity and sex on the show,

Nudity and sex is not what the Big Brother reality show is about. We do, however, anticipate that there will be some semi-nudity screened, when the housemates are dressed in swimming attire and the like. More importantly, there will be a VIP subscription available for those viewers who wish to access the restricted scenes as Big Brother will not be broadcasting the nude scenes which includes Shower Hour. In addition, Channels 197 and 198 will carry an appropriate age restriction of 18 that will ensure the use of a parental guidance facility, which will help parents restrict viewing should they so wish; and throughout its duration Big Brother Africa 9 will be handled with sensitivity and discretion. Audiences are also reminded that Big Brother is created specifically for viewing by adult audiences.

This year’s winner will bag 300,000 USD. To view the profile of this year’s participants click