Big Brother Africa: The Chase launch live on GOtv

With only three days to go, GOtv is proud to announce that subscribers are in for a treat on Sunday, 26 May 2013 at 19:00 CAT. The launch show of the highly anticipated show, Big Brother Africa: The Chase, will be screened LIVE, on both AfricaMagic World and AfricaMagic! The big night will see 28 new housemates revealed to audiences across Africa, and their arrival will be celebrated by a multitude of award-winning musicians from Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa when they take centre stage to perform their biggest hits.

These musical heavyweights comprise of Don Jazzy, D’Prince and Wande Coal; as well as Mafikizolo – one of South Africa’s leading Afro Pop music groups. The line-up will also include some comic relief from Kenyan stand-up comedian Daniel Ndambuki, popularly known as Churchill, and the much loved IK Osakioduwa, will host the show.

GOtv audiences can tune in to AfricaMagic World, channel 9; and GOtv Plus audiences can tune into either AfricaMagic World or AfricaMagic, channel 1; on 26 May 19:00 CAT, to be part of the Big Brother Africa movement!



The DStv Eutelsat Star Awards is back for the third year.  The topic for this year is “Imagine you were allowed to use all the satellites in space. What would you do with them to benefit your community, your country or your continent? Write an essay or design a poster elaborating on three priorities”

To enter, students between 14 and 18 years can pick an entry form and other resources from their nearest Multichoice office or download a copy at plus all the entry requirements and guidelines.

For essay, the requirements are:

  1. 1200 to 1400 words (excluding bibliography)
  2. Typed in Arial 12, 1.5 spacing or must be hand written, but clearly legible
  3. Pages to be numbered
  4. Only hard copy entries will be accepted
  5. Entries may include illustrations, graphics or diagrams
  6. References (all sources consulted during the preparation of the entry)

For poster, the requirements are:

  1. Not bigger than A3 (42 x 29.7cm)
  2. Only hard copy entries will be accepted
  3. All poster entries must be accompanied by a typed or legible hand written summary containing the following headings:

a.       Title

b.      Summary of idea/concept

c.       References (all sources consulted during the preparation of the entry)

Country winners, besides winning exciting country prizes, will go on to compete against each other for the overall continental awards.  Like their 2011 and 2012 counterparts, this year’s overall essay and poster winners will win a once in a lifetime trip for two to the Eutelsat facilities in Paris, with the essay winner travelling onwards to witness a live rocket launch.

Runners up will win a trip to South Africa as guests of MultiChoice Africa.  Schools attended by the overall winners will also receive a DStv installation, including dish, television, state-of-the-art PVR decoder and free access to the DStv Education Bouquet.

Deadline for submission of entries is 19th September 2013

MTV BASE (GOtv Plus, Ch 72)

World Stage, Snoop Dogg: World Stage brings the best live performances to you in the comfort of your home. Watch Snoop Dogg’s live performance of Gangsta Luv in London on Tuesday 28 May at 22:00 CAT.

STYLE (GOtv & GOtv Plus, Ch 26)

Celebrity Style Story tells the story of a celebrity’s style evolution through the unforgettable hair, makeup and fashion choices. A panel of expert hairstylists, make-up artists, fashion stylists, designers and fashion journalists offer their views on the celebrity’s looks and transformation through each stage of their careers. These celebrities include Beyonce, Kim Cattrall, Sarah Jessica Parker, Julia Roberts and Jennifer Lopez. Don’t miss Celebrity Style Story on Wednesday 29 May at 21:10 CAT.

SONY MAX (GOtv & GOtv Plus, Ch 21)

Locked Down: tells the story of a good cop (Tony Schiena of Wake of Death, The Merchant of Venice) who is framed and ends up in jail. There, he gets involved in the prisoners’ underground cage fighting activities. In a bid to clear his family’s name and honour, he enlists the help of a tough fellow inmate. Watch Locked Down on Monday, 27 May 2013 21:00 CAT.


It will be an all German affair when Borussia Dortmund squares it off with Bayern Munich this Saturday 25th May 2013 at the Wembley in London. Don’t miss this exciting fixture live on DStv’s Supersport Select in digital quality pictures at 19:30 CAT.

You could also join the GOtv family at the Hitz FM Rep Your Jersey event at Aviation Social Centre, Radio Universe’s screening at the University of Ghana Campus or Radio XYZ’s screening at Chez Nicole, located behind the Fiesta Royal Hotel.

**Please note that the schedules were confirmed by GOtv and accurate as at the time of distribution. Dates and times are subject to change. For more news and information, visit or on

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