The search for housemates to compete for the competition’s grand prize, $300,000 has now begun. Forms will be available for prospective housemates to get from the participating countries.
The forms would be available from February 1 to February 14. In this year’s edition, Liberia was replaced with Ethiopia. The producers of the show said that the reason was to include other countries in the competition in line with their rotation policies.
The other 13 participating countries are Angola, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The competition is opened to persons over age 21, with valid passports, fluent in English language, entertaining and passionate about the show. Goldie, Chris and Ola represented Nigeria in the last edition while Kelvin Pam, Uti Nwachukwu and Karen Igho won the 2009, 2010 and 2011 editions of the Big Brother Africa shows respectively.