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Press Release: Monday Nominations
7/3/2013 1:00:00 PM
Seven housemates find themselves in the eviction firing line this week after Monday night’s Big Brother: The Chase nomination show. For some, it’s a new experience, while for others, some things never seem to change! Angelo , Fatima, Bimp & Cleo all make their first appearance on the chopping block this week, while serial nominee Pokello follows her countryman Hakeem and Nando onto the list yet again.

In the Ruby house, Fatima picked up 5 nominations – from Sulu, Feza, Oneal, Angelo and Annabel, who all just can’t seem to figure her out. Sulu said she had been giving the majority of housemates “the cold shoulder” while Feza told Big Brother that the Malawian was “too tense” and “negative”. Head of House Elikem picked up 3 nominations, from Annabel, Oneal and Feza. Natasha gets a welcome respite from the chopping block this week, having only picked up two nominations, the same number as Annabel, Feza and Oneal.

Things are heating up for Pokello in the Diamond house, as she received 4 nominations from her housemates. Bimp, Beverly, Cleo and Nando all nominated her, with the undercurrent seemingly that she’s a strong contender. Bimp and Cleo are first-timers on the nomination list, with three nods apiece. Nando, who picked up 3 nominations himself, helped Selly find her way onto the nomination list – despite their close relationship.

With the nominations announced, it was time for the respective Heads of House to make their ‘save & replace’ decisions. Ruby HoH Elikem had a fairly straightforward decision, in that he had to remove himself from danger. His replacement choice proved a bit trickier though, as the Ghanaian first named Oneal, before changing his mind and settling on Angelo as his replacement.
Diamond Head of House Melvin had a tough time in the Diary Room. The Nigerian chose to save Selly and replace her with Hakeem during an emotional session with Big Brother.

Now it’s the viewers’ chance to vote, vote, vote! Voting opened immediately after Monday night’s nomination show and closes at 06:00 CAT on Sunday morning.

There are three ways to vote to keep your favourite housemate in Big Brother: The Chase - via web, SMS or mobile site – and you can win amazing prizes in the process, like DStv HD PVR’s and DStv Walkas.

To vote via web or mobile sire, go to the official Big Brother website, www.bigbrotherafrica.com, log in, click ‘Vote’ and then click the appropriate button for the housemate you’d like to keep in the house. You may vote once per hour.

To vote via SMS, send the word VOTE, followed by the name of the housemate you’d like to keep in the game, to the number for your country below. SMS’s are charged at specified network tariffs in the various countries. VAS rates apply. Free minutes do not apply. Please note that you can vote 100 times by SMS per telephone number during each voting period.

Angola
Unitel 44555 UTT 6.0
Movicell 44555 UTT 6.0

Botswana
Mascom 16626 P 2,50
Orange 16626 P 2,50
BE MOBILE 16626 P 2,50

Ethiopia
Ethio 8089 Birr 4.00

Ghana
MTN 1474 GHC 0.70
Vodafone 1474 GHC 0.70
Expresso 1474 GHC 0.70
Tigo 1474 GHC 0.70
Airtel 1474 GHC 0.70

Kenya
Safaricom 22626 Kes 20
Orange 22626 Kes 20
Airtel 22626 Kes 20


Malawi
TNM 15626 MK 48.00
Airtel 15626 MK 48.00

Namibia
MTC 15626 N$ 2.50
Leo 15626 N$ 2.50

Nigeria
MTN 34350 N 75
Airtel 34350 N 75
Globacomm 34350 N 75
Starcomms 34350 N 75
Etisalat 34350 N 75

Rest of Africa
Long Code +2783142100414 International Rates

Sierra Leone
Airtel 2626 USD 0.40
Comium 2626 USD 0.40
Africell 2626 USD 0.40

South Africa
Vodacom 34624 R 1,50
MTN 34624 R 1,50
CellC 34624 R 1,50
8Ta 34624 R 1,50
Virgin 34624 R 1,50

Tanzania
Vodacom 15456 TZS 600
Tigo 15456 TZS 600
Zantel 15456 TZS 600
Airtel 15456 TZS 600

Uganda
UTL 7626 Ugx 1000
Warid 7626 Ugx 1000
MTN 7626 Ugx 1000
Airtel 7626 Ugx 1000
Orange 7626 Ugx 1000

Zambia
MTN 414 ZK 2,00
Zamtel 414 ZK 2,00
Airtel 414 ZK 2,00

Zimbabwe
Econet 33334 USD 0.50
Netone 15626 USD 0.50
Telecel 15626 USD 0.50


For all the Big Brother: The Chase voting information and a host of exciting content, log on to the official Big Brother website, www.bigbrotherafrica.com. Sign up for BBVIP while you’re online, to access exclusive backstage and uncut footage.


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