Big Brother Africa 1

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Big Brother Africa
 
Series 1 (2003)

The first season of Big Brother Africa began on May 25, 2003 and ended on September 7 of the same year, lasting 106 days. Mark Pilgrim was the host.

Housemates[edit]

  • Abby

Abergail Brigette Plaatjies[1] is a 25-year-old fraud consultant from Johannesburg & Durban, South Africa. Abby became the fifth person to be evicted from Big brother Africa on August 17, 2003.

  • Alex

Alexander Kasembeli Holi[1] is a 21-year-old student from Nairobi, Kenya. Alex became the third person to be evicted from Big brother Africa on July 20, 2003.

  • Bayo

Alexander Adebayo Adetomiwa[1] is a 28-year-old economist from Oturkpo, Nigeria. Bayo became the sixth person to be evicted from Big brother Africa on August 24, 2003.

  • Bruna

Bruna Tatiana Estivão[1] is a 25-year-old singer and model from Luanda, Angola. Bruna became the first person to be evicted from Big brother Africa on June 22, 2003.

  • Cherise

Cherise Makubale[1] is a 24-year-old procurement officer from Kitwe, Zambia. Cherise won the first season of Big brother Africa on September 7, 2003.

  • Gaetano

Gaetano Kagwa [1] is a 30-year-old student from Kampala, Uganda. Gaetano finished in fourth place on September 7, 2003.

  • Mwisho

Mwisho Mwampamba[1] is 22 years old and self-employed. He is from Morogoro, Tanzania. Mwisho finished in second place on September 7, 2003 lasting 106 days.


In 2010 Mwisho returned as a contestant in Big Brother Africa 5: All-Stars. He came in 4th place lasting all 91 days; he spent a total of 197 days in the Big Brother house combined.


Currently Mwisho has the record for the most days spent in the Big Brother Africa house with 197.

  • Sammi

Samuel Kwame Bampoe[1] is a 28-year-old radio presenter from Akropong Akwapim, Ghana. Sammi became the fourth person to be evicted from Big brother Africa on August 3, 2003.


In 2010 Sammi competed in Big Brother Africa 5: All-Stars and lasted 33 days and was forced to leave due to medical issues. Sammi has spent a total of 103 days in the Big Brother House 70 days for Big Brother Africa season 1 and 33 days for Big Brother Africa 5: All Stars.

  • Stefan

Stefan Ludik[1] is a 22-year-old forensic psycho-physiologist from Windhoek, Namibia. Stefan became the seventh person evicted from Big brother Africa on August 31, 2003.

  • Tapuwa

Tapuwa Mhere[1] is a 26-year-old public relations officer from Harare, Zimbabwe. Tapuwa finished in third place on September 7, 2003.

  • Warona

Warona Setshwaelo[1] is a 25-year-old video editor from Gaborone, Botswana. Warona finished in fifth place on September 7, 2003.

  • Zein

Zein Dudha[1] is a 27-year-old marketing manager from Blantyre, Malawi. Zein became the second person to be evicted from Big brother Africa on July 6, 2003.

Nominations table[edit]

Week 4 Week 6 Week 8 Week 10 Week 12 Week 13 Week 14 Final
Cherise No
Nominations
Alex
Zein
Stefan
Warona
Bayo
Warona
Mwisho
Stefan
Mwisho
Warona
Stefan
Tapuwa
Winner
(Day 106)
Mwisho No
Nominations
Alex
Stefan
Alex
Gaetano
Abby
Gaetano
Abby
Cherise
Cherise
Gaetano
Tapuwa
Warona
Runner-Up
(Day 106)
Tapuwa No
Nominations
Abby
Zein
Alex
Sammi
Sammi
Warona
Stefan
Warona
Gaetano
Warona
Stefan
Warona
Third Place
(Day 106)
Warona No
Nominations
Bayo
Tapuwa
Bayo
Tapuwa
Mwisho
Sammi
Abby
Gaetano
Cherise
Gaetano
Mwisho
Tapuwa
Fourth Place
(Day 106)
Gaetano No
Nominations
Exempt Bayo
Cherise
Cherise
Stefan
Cherise
Mwisho
Bayo
Stefan
Mwisho
Stefan
Fifth Place
(Day 106)
Stefan No
Nominations
Bayo
Tapuwa
Bayo
Tapuwa
Bayo
Tapuwa
Abby
Gaetano
Bayo
Mwisho
Gaetano
Mwisho
Evicted
(Day 98)
Bayo No
Nominations
Stefan
Warona
Stefan
Warona
Stefan
Warona
Gaetano
Mwisho
Gaetano
Tapuwa
Evicted
(Day 91)
Abby No
Nominations
Tapuwa
Zein
Alex
Stefan
Mwisho
Sammi
Bayo
Cherise
Evicted
(Day 84)
Sammi No
Nominations
Warona
Zein
Gaetano
Warona
Gaetano
Mwisho
Evicted
(Day 70)
Alex No
Nominations
Bayo
Tapuwa
Sammi
Tapuwa
Evicted
(Day 56)
Zein No
Nominations
Bayo
Sammi
Evicted
(Day 42)
Bruna No
Nominations
Evicted
(Day 28)
Against
public vote
All
housemates
Bayo
Tapuwa
Zein
Alex
Bayo
Stefan
Tapuwa
Warona
Mwisho
Sammi
Warona
Abby
Cherise
Gaetano
Mwisho
Bayo
Cherise
Gaetano
Mwisho
Warona
Mwisho
Stefan
Tapuwa
All housemates
Nomination
note
none [1] none
Evicted Bruna
6 of 13

to evict
Zein
10 of 13

to evict
Alex
8 of 13

to evict
Sammi
8 of 13

to evict
Abby
11 of 13

to evict
Bayo
9 of 13

to evict
Stefan
7 of 13

to evict
Gaetano
1 of 13

to win
Warona
2 of 13

to win
Tapuwa
2 of 13

to win
Mwisho
2 of 13

to win
Cherise
6 of 13

to win

Nomination notes[edit]

  • ^1 During the second round of nominations Gaetano was taking part in the Big brother swap so he was not in the house thus he was given an exemption, Cameron from the Big Brother UK house was exchanged for him for a week.

Swap with the Big Brother UK house[edit]

Big Brother Africa contestant Gaetano Kagwa swapped places with Big Brother UK contestant Cameron Stout.[2] Gaetano (known as Gae), a Ugandan law student, was chosen to join Big Brother UK after passing a cocktail-making challenge. He caused upset in the Big Brother UK house when he called contestant Tania "a piggy", causing her to walk off in tears and threaten to leave the UK house for good.

Facts[edit]

Big Brother Africa is being shown in America on the Africa Channel. It airs from Nov.2008 till March 2009. It is the 1st non-American Big Brother shown in America. Big Brother Africa 1 was the only Big Brother from the African series to use its specific eye logo design with the series using a completely different design from series 2 onwards.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l http://www.2003bigbrother.co.uk/sacontestants.php
  2. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/tv_and_radio/3010872.stm

http://www.2003bigbrother.co.uk/sacontestants.php