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Sierra Leone News: 3 Salone movie directors won ‘WeOwnTV’ Story challenge

Friday, May 6th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: 3 Salone movie directors won ‘WeOwnTV’ Story challenge

Three Sierra Leonean movie directors, John Solo, George Lewis and Michael Kargbo, are winners of the WeOwnTV Story Challenge 2016. In February this year, ‘WeOwnTV’ made a call for story ideas under the WeOwnTV Story challenge 2016. The aim of the story challenge was to select a number of brilliant ideas for documentary films and[…]

Sierra Leone News: Salone Movie Industry on the rise

Friday, May 6th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: Salone Movie Industry on the rise

As the music industry in Sierra Leone keeps gaining momentum so is the movie industry. In recent years, we have seen a barrage of Sierra Leonean movies gracing our screens, some with high standards and some still trying to meet standards. However, we at Awoko Entertainment are proud of the movie industry in Sierra Leone[…]

Sierra LeoneNews: Wizkid live in Sierra Leone

Friday, May 6th, 2016

In celebrating the 55th Independence anniversary, Wizkid a.k.a Star Boy graced the stage at the Siaka Stevens Stadium. The much talked about and controversy show since the start of the year came to fruition as Wizkid stepped his feet on stage. This brought the entire stadium to a shake up as the crowd danced relentlessly[…]

Sierra Leone News:How to cook Rice & Beans

Friday, April 29th, 2016
Sierra Leone News:How to cook Rice & Beans

Ingredients 2 cups (500g) long grain parboiled rice 1 cigar cup (250g) brown/black-eyed beans 500 mls Tomato Stew Chicken or Fish Pepper and salt (to taste) 2 medium onions 2 stock cubes 1 teaspoon thyme Before you cook Rice and Beans 1. Wash and soak the beans for about 5 hours. Discard the water and[…]

Sierra Leone News: Brookfields crown Miss Patriot 2016

Friday, April 15th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: Brookfields crown Miss Patriot 2016

Alberta Mcarthy representing Brookfields has been crowned Miss Patriot 2016 at a beauty pageant which was held last weekend at the Miatta Conference Hall. However, the judges’ decision did not go down well with most of the contestants, especially those of Kroo Town Road. Their supporters slung insinuations that they were poorly judged. One of[…]

Sierra Leone News: Kam Join LINX Booooo!

Friday, April 15th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: Kam Join LINX Booooo!

‘Kam Join We’ hit song rapper Yung Sal, real name Abdul Salam Bari, 27 has signed a recording and development deal with LINX Inc. last weekend at a private party at Lakka Beach. This is the first outdoor signing recording deal Sierra Leone Entertainment Industry has witnessed since its inception. The signing marks the coming[…]

Sierra Leone News: Zainab Sheriff New West Africa Queen

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: Zainab Sheriff New West Africa Queen

Popular modelist and film actress, Zainab Sheriff, has won the prestigious West Africa Fashion Awards which was hosted in Nigeria on March 26, 2014. The award was received by another Sierra Leonean celebrity, Ms. Ramatu Wurie on behalf of Zainab who was unavoidably absent.  Zainab Sherriff emerged victorious in the midst of many other African[…]

Sierra Leone News: ‘One tribe heritage’ to kick Afro Reggae beach fiesta with a difference

Friday, April 1st, 2016

While the other music genres excel in Sierra Leone, local Afro Reggae seemed to be a dying breed. However, Reggae lover and defender Micklyn Sesay, stage name ‘Fisherman’ intends to resuscitate Reggae music with his maiden Afro Reggae Beach fiesta at Lakka on Independence Day 27th April. Fisherman former backing vocalists of the Kings Talented[…]

Sierra Leone News: By His Grace to flame YWCA

Friday, March 4th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: By His Grace to flame YWCA

They say every disappointment is an appointment and that exactly was the case of Pastor Doris Turay. Disappointed by a Praise and Worship team during an all-important occasion, Pastor Turay was urged to step in their shoes. She grabbed the mic and -my oh my- spit Holy Ghost fire sending the gathering falling under the[…]

Sierra Leone News: LAJ runs to Nigerian Artistes

Friday, March 4th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: LAJ runs to Nigerian Artistes

RFM rapper, LAJ has licked his wounds by running to Nigerian Artistes for his TOS3 album. The rapper, who is just being released from prison in America, had in his previous song titled ‘am not guilty’ berated the Sierra Leonean artistes that had featured Nigerian artistes. His outburst came at the time he was detained[…]