“Curtains roll down today at the Big Brother Africa House in Johannesburg after 91 days of tagging and pulling of all sorts at the reality TV show, and the stakes are high as there is quite a lot to lose and win at the same time. The continent’s epic reality show comes to a close this evening with pundits saying it is too close to call since no one can claim a clear cut victory as the five finalists battle it out for the $200,000 (Over Sh290 million) cash prize.
The finalists include Tanzania’s flag bearer Mwisho Mwampamba, Nigeria’s Uti, Kenya’s Sheila, South Africa’s Lerato and “bullet proof” Munya from Zimbabwe. Internet polls by yesterday morning put Nigeria’s Uti at the peak, with Munya following closely, trailed by Mwisho, Sheila and Lerato in descending order. However, as the polls, most likely influenced by more SMS votes, put Uti ahead the pack, the atmosphere deduced from giant posters decorating shopping malls where the final shows have been held exalts the mood that South African . . .” Read the rest here.