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 Week 15
Final
Nominations received
Cherise No
Nominations
Alex,
Zein
Stefan,
Warona
Bayo,
Warona
Mwisho,
Stefan
Mwisho,
Warona
Stefan,
Tapuwa
Winner
(Day 106)
7
Mwisho No
Nominations
Alex,
Stefan
Alex,
Gaetano
Abby,
Gaetano
Abby,
Cherise
Cherise,
Gaetano
Tapuwa,
Warona
Runner-Up
(Day 106)
11
Tapuwa No
Nominations
Abby,
Zein
Alex,
Sammi
Sammi,
Warona
Stefan,
Warona
Gaetano,
Warona
Stefan,
Warona
Third place
(Day 106)
12
Warona No
Nominations
Bayo,
Tapuwa
Bayo,
Tapuwa
Mwisho,
Sammi
Abby,
Gaetano
Cherise,
Gaetano
Mwisho,
Tapuwa
Fourth place
(Day 106)
13
Gaetano No
Nominations
Exempt Bayo,
Cherise
Cherise,
Stefan
Cherise,
Mwisho
Bayo,
Stefan
Mwisho,
Stefan
Fifth place
(Day 106)
12
Stefan No
Nominations
Bayo,
Tapuwa
Bayo,
Tapuwa
Bayo,
Tapuwa
Abby,
Gaetano
Bayo,
Mwisho
Gaetano,
Mwisho
Evicted
(Day 98)
13
Bayo No
Nominations
Stefan,
Warona
Stefan,
Warona
Stefan,
Warona
Gaetano,
Mwisho
Gaetano,
Tapuwa
Evicted
(Day 91)
12
Abby No
Nominations
Tapuwa,
Zein
Alex,
Stefan
Mwisho,
Sammi
Bayo,
Cherise
Evicted
(Day 84)
5
Sammi No
Nominations
Warona,
Zein
Gaetano,
Warona
Gaetano,
Mwisho
Evicted
(Day 70)
6
Alex No
Nominations
Bayo,
Tapuwa
Sammi,
Tapuwa
Evicted
(Day 56)
5
Zein No
Nominations
Bayo,
Sammi
Evicted
(Day 42)
4
Bruna No
Nominations
Evicted
(Day 28)
N/A
Nomination
note
1 2 none 3
Against
public vote
Abby,
Alex,
Bayo,
Bruna,
Cherise,
Gaetano,
Mwisho,
Tapuwa,
Sammi,
Stefan,
Warona,
Zein
Bayo,
Tapuwa,
Zein
Alex,
Bayo,
Stefan,
Tapuwa,
Warona
Mwisho,
Sammi,
Warona
Abby,
Cherise,
Gaetano,
Mwisho
Bayo,
Cherise,
Gaetano,
Mwisho,
Warona
Mwisho,
Stefan,
Tapuwa
Cherise,
Gaetano,
Mwisho,
Tapuwa,
Warona
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]

  • ^Note 1 : No nominations were held in Week 4 as all Housemates faced the public vote.
  • ^Note 2 : During Week 6, Gaetano was taking part in the Big brother swap after winning a task. He was swapped with Cameron from the Big Brother UK House. Because of this, Gaetano was exempt from nominations this week.
  • ^Note 3 : During the Final Week, the public voted to win, rather than to evict.

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