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Sierra Leone News: Jimmy B’s Ebola concert Hijacked

Friday, December 19th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Jimmy B’s Ebola concert Hijacked

Sierra Leone musical industry’s Godfather Jimmy Bangura, a.k.a Jimmy B yesterday issued a press release in which he revealed that he is cancelling his “Ebola Can’t Stop the Music” concert because it was hijacked. Jimmy narrated, “in July, I announced that I would be launching my last worldly album with a concert at the National[…]

Sierra Leone News: Jimmy B’s ‘A Stitch In Time’ Save Lives

Friday, December 12th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Jimmy B’s ‘A Stitch In Time’ Save Lives

Borrowing his title from the idiomatic expression “a stitch in time save lives” ,Jimmy Bangura once again cleverly crafted the plot of his soon to be released movie on the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, titled: ‘A Stitch in Time’. This artistic exposé, which highlights cultural practices, that strengthens rather than break the chain of[…]

Sierra Leone News: Gentle G.A.S spreads the Gospel through hip hop

Friday, December 12th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Gentle G.A.S spreads the Gospel through hip hop

From traditional choir songs to unconventional hip-hop rap, the once choir boy gentle G.A.S real name Gabriel Alie Sesay has created a fusion by blending spiritual lyrics and worldly head nodding and neck breaking beat in a deadly combination that can make the most iniquitous mind eagerly yearn for spiritual salvation. His first Album ‘letter[…]

Sierra Leone News:Ebola effect: Bar goes gloomy

Friday, November 28th, 2014
Sierra Leone News:Ebola effect: Bar goes gloomy

The citadels of pleasure that cascaded the Aberdeen waterfront are not excluded from the Ebola Mike Tyson- like punch that smacked Sierra Leone, unexpectedly this year. At the start of this year, there were lots of hope and expectations by investors in the bar business but sadly the Ebola outbreak has made such aspirations a[…]

Sierra Leone News: Big Fish in Salone’s music raise funds for Ebola Orphans

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Although this is his first studio album, ‘Big Fish’ is no stranger to the musical scene. However, the musical ‘dondada’ Big Fish has now taken a dive into Sierra Leone’s musical ocean in the midst of all the other lyrical and artistic sharks and whales. Unlike most artists and musicians who gained prominence either by[…]

Sierra Leone News: Jimmy B Prays:… and blasts EBOLA profiteering

Monday, September 22nd, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Jimmy B Prays:… and blasts EBOLA profiteering

The God Father of music in Sierra Leone, Jimmy Bangura (Jimmy B) has condemned people who are using the EBOLA crisis to enrich themselves. He made this disclosure in an interview with Awoko at his Paradise City office, on Kingston upon Hull Way, along Lumley beach Road in Freetown. Jimmy B said it is disheartening[…]

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[…]