Over 150 Zambian Couples Attend BBA Auditions

OVER 150 couples attended auditions to represent Zambia in this year’s edition of Big Brother Africa.

In an interview, MultiChoice Zambia public relations manager Marlon Kananda said last week’s auditions at Lusaka’s Golfview Hotel went very well, and recorded an excellent attendance.

“Our team will now be sitting down to look at the shortlisted list and further conduct more interviews with the potential contestant,” Kananda said.

“We had over 150 pairs attending the audition and this is indeed a testimony that Big Brother reality show has a huge following especially here in Zambia.”

This year’s series, the seventh since the reality show first began in 2003, will feature applicants who are expected to pair up, meaning one can pair up with his or boyfriend, girlfriend, parent, spouse, sibling, boss, and so on.

Kananda said as with previous seasons, entrants must be fun-loving, vocal, creative, original and articulate.

Kananda said BBA 7 promises a lot more twists, controversy and fun.

“…the winning team will win a cash prize of $300,000. We are therefore thrilled to be offering a huge, new, US$ 300,000 prize and including two new countries who were chosen to participate based on their ongoing interest in the series and their growing DStv audiences,” said Kananda.

The 91-day series, which is scheduled for launch on May 6, will also draw participants from Angola, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

Last year’s Big Brother Amplified was won by Zimbabwe’s Wendall Parson and Karen Igho of Nigeria, who each received US$ 200,000.

24 Responses to "Over 150 Zambian Couples Attend BBA Auditions"

  1. kokokoko   March 23, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    this big brother show is useless nothing to learn…the muvi tv show is better we people are rehabilitated and given more to start life.This BB is a waste of time and meaningless.

  2. Brenda   March 23, 2012 at 3:13 pm


  3. Dora Siliya   March 23, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    rubbish indeed to watch bba

  4. jk   March 23, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    what will couples going to be doing when they go there?showing the world what they do thats being abnormal,olo kutemwa idalama ifyo;jst live it to pipo who are disperate

  5. Chileshe   March 23, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    I totally agree with Kokokoko, Brenda and Dora – BBA is a useless program, what do people gain from watching it anyway. Rubbish!!!

  6. Fault Finder   March 23, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    Mr Marlon Kananda said 2 new countries are added to BBA 7. The newest country in Africa is South Sudan (no two-way about it) but it isn’t on the list. Does the PR Manager know what he is talking about? That aside, those who see no sense in BBA are free to shut up and concentrate on other channels like Nat Geo Wild.

  7. Ubuchende   March 23, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    Did Felix Mutati & Catherine Namugala also attend?

  8. chimpotombi mulilakulepuka   March 23, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    ma ma ma ma kuti bakunyengela umukashi mu bb honestly speaking why going in their as a couple exposing yourselves to stupid things? fumyeniko ifyama couples ala

  9. chimpotombi mulilakulepuka   March 23, 2012 at 4:51 pm


  10. bazamuka   March 23, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    what is the objective of big brother. I fail to understand after watching some ‘episodes’.

  11. Matata   March 23, 2012 at 9:37 pm

    Na ba Esther Phiri zooona? Elo lwanya.

  12. Chief Bungwe   March 24, 2012 at 10:02 am

    Fault Finder, you must be a hard core idiot, honestly, just tell us what BB has taught people anywhere…I have lived in UK and has watched all BBs 1 up 13 of them, have got nothing other than booze, sex and affinity for uggly accents-for BBA and gluing you to TV, just in case you can chance a free view of some contestants’ pant or so you could wan*ky in a shower..AZZ-HOLE find something to do!

  13. big papachino   March 24, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    Africa is vry poor ,so let those who want mony like me go. u wont get us jobs,will u? Viva bba

  14. kopala gal   March 24, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    who funds this same show……

  15. Big dee   March 24, 2012 at 2:32 pm

    Atah! Ifibig brotha nilabishi..

  16. komfwa kelula(k.k)   March 24, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    can’t wait to watch this season of bb . its gonna be fun.

  17. Chi-Chi   March 25, 2012 at 7:14 pm

    Spend money on important issues

  18. Bj   March 26, 2012 at 7:51 am

    There are three sides to any a argument: your side, my side , and the right side.

  19. Mufbally   March 26, 2012 at 8:54 am

    BJ, i lyk that one( my side yo side n the ryt side)

  20. Miss right   March 26, 2012 at 9:04 am

    Marubbish bba useless program no sense @ all.bring somthing educative not ifyo….

  21. Vivien Chambwe   March 26, 2012 at 10:54 am

    Nonsense. Those 150 couples need deliverance.

  22. Bana Mpundu   March 26, 2012 at 11:56 am

    BBA is just full of nonsense, nimalabish. one just goes there to show their stupidity. So ninshi ama couples bakulaidodola ka? Thats private mwebantu yangu!

  23. lillian tembo   March 26, 2012 at 1:42 pm

    iyo,and ninshi they will abstening tefyo,pantu kutikwaba ukuchita ichalo chilemonako sure,tu zambian twena kwikly kwikly ni mupost of indicent exposure…ubupubabumo

  24. *Faustina*   March 27, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    Lets use that money 2 develop our country, instead of encouraging pipo 2 B notty.