Big Brother Africa returns in 2018

Idris Sultan (Tanzania) winner of the Big Brother Hotshots 2014.

After taking a long break, continental reality TV show Big Brother Africa will be returning in 2018. Sources tells Pulse that the organisers of the show have been working behind the scenes to get the show back on air and auditions will take place mid next year. According to the source, the show might start around July.

The last BBA in 2014 was won by Tanzanian photographer Idris Sultan.

The show initially involved 12 countries within Africa (Angola, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe) with two countries (Ethiopia and Mozambique) being added in season 4 and two other countries (Liberia and Sierra Leone) being added in season 7 while Rwanda was added in season 9.

Each country provides at least one contestant living in an isolated house while trying to avoid being evicted by viewers and ultimately winning a large cash prize at the end of the show. The show is co-produced by Endemol South Africa.