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News in the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Sierra Leone News: Actor to establish movie industry in Salone

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

A Sierra Leonean actor based in Ghana, Jamal Jaffa has disclosed to Awoko his intention to establish a movie industry in Sierra Leone aimed at improving the professional standards of movie production in the country. Jamal said he has been in the movie industry since the early 1990s in the United Kingdom (UK) and has[...]

Sierra Leone News: Salone Film Council Inaugurated

Friday, June 27th, 2014

The Sierra Leone Film Council (SLFC) has been officially inaugurated by the Minister of Information and Communications, Alhaji Alpha Kanu at a ceremony held in the conference hall of the Ministry of Information and Communication. In his overview of the council’s background, Arthur Pratt informed that it was as a result of the too many[...]

Sierra Leone News: I am happy &thrilled to win -Miss Salone

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
Sierra Leone News:  I am happy &thrilled to win -Miss Salone

A second -year law student of Fourah Bay College Margaret Murray was really enthusiastic last Friday while receiving her golden prize of a brand new China Wall car and added prizes of Le10m,a DSTV package with three months subscription from Transnational, and other attractive prizes at the Raddison Blu Hotel Aberdeen in Freetown. The queen,[...]

Sierra Leone News: Teenage pregnancy should not be part of our society- Millicent Rhodes

Saturday, June 21st, 2014
Sierra Leone News:  Teenage pregnancy should not be part of our society- Millicent Rhodes

A popular gospel Minister, Millicent Rhodes, who was recently became an Ambassador for Teenage Pregnancy, has started a campaign against the issue with the launching of her fifth album called ‘Virteous Woman’. This information was disclosed in an exclusive interview with Awoko newspaper. She said that the launching will take place at the Miatta conference[...]

Sierra Leone News: Entertainers impressed with NASSIT’s investment

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Expressed events managers and entertainers in Sierra Leone are highly impressed with the ultra-modern nature and value for money facilities of the Bintumani International Complex Centre which is one of the many investments of the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT). These impressions were expressed over the weekend at the Miss Sierra Leone Beauty[...]

Sierra Leone News: Salone female gospel singer bags award in America

Monday, June 9th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Salone female gospel singer bags award in America

One of the oldest and celebrated Sierra Leonean female gospel artist, Evangelist Hannah Mariama Williams was recently honoured with the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Gospel Music in the United States of America. The Still Standing Record gospel label emerged as the only female victor among the many stars that were nominated in the said[...]

Sierra Leone News: England based Salone Musician returns home

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: England based Salone Musician returns home

A Sierra Leonean musician based in England, Alan Abubakarr Janneh otherwise popularly known as Bula Man has returned home to launch his latest album that includes the hit single, ‘Bato’. Bula Man is a graduate in marketing. The Sierra Leonean born musician told Awoko that he is delighted at his homecoming and feel excited about[...]

Sierra Leone News: Lake Production organizes Music Awards

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

The Lake Production Entertainment Company in partnership with National Organization of Sierra Leone Radio DJs and Rugged Sound Company has disclosed that they will be the sole organizers of this year’s National Music Awards Ceremony at the National Stadium main bowl in Freetown. According to the Chief Executive Officer of Lake Production Entertainment Company, Alhaji[...]

Sierra Leone News: Musical Splash…K-Man versus Salif Keita

Monday, February 10th, 2014

International Business Communication and Training (IBCAST) and Rightalk Event are in collaboration with Sierra Leone Music Maker completing arrangements to stage an African musical splash this February, featuring Sierra Leone’s best male artist, Mohamed Saccoh (K-Man) and Salif Keita, one of Africa’s finest and very popular musicians. According to the Chief Executive Officer of IBCAST[...]

Sierra Leone News: Musical Splash…K-Man versus Salif Keita

Monday, February 10th, 2014

International Business Communication and Training (IBCAST) and Rightalk Event are in collaboration with Sierra Leone Music Maker completing arrangements to stage an African musical splash this February, featuring Sierra Leone’s best male artist, Mohamed Saccoh (K-Man) and Salif Keita, one of Africa’s finest and very popular musicians. According to the Chief Executive Officer of IBCAST[...]