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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[...]

Sierra Leone News: Piracy threatens more than ever -Desmond Finney

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The Executive Producer of Supdee Movies, Desmond Finney has bitterly expressed dissatisfaction over the increase in piracy of locally produced movies even though the country has enacted a bill against piracy. The film maker lamented that the increase in piracy has caused a drastic reduction in the sales of Sierra Leonean movies. “We use to[...]

Sierra Leone News: Desmond Finney nominated for ZAFAA Awards

Friday, September 6th, 2013
Sierra Leone News:  Desmond Finney nominated for ZAFAA Awards

The African Film Festival and Academy Awards (ZAFAA), has nominated Sierra Leone’s renowned actor and producer, Desmond Finney in the movie titled ‘Ibu in Sierra Leone’ for the Best New Comer 2013 awards category. Another Sierra Leonean, Collins Archie Pearce will also be recognized for his contribution to the growth of the African Film Industry.[...]

New Sensational Gospel Album hits the stands!!!

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
New Sensational Gospel Album hits the stands!!!

What could be easily described as one of the best in Salone gospel music industry was released early this month. A new, young and talented artist, Rosemarie Baryoh aka Roz B, made her debut entrance into the gospel music arena with an album titled “The Victory is Mine”. It is a 13-track album with messages[...]

US Embassy assures the Press of continuous support come 2012

Monday, September 5th, 2011

The Public Affairs Officer, United States Embassy, Mark P. Carr, has assured the media in Sierra Leone of the Embassy’s continuous support. He made the statement while taking dinner with some media practitioners at the Capital Hotel, along Hangha Road in Kenema City. In her statement, the Program Assistant Public Affairs Section of US Embassy,[...]

Jimmy Cliff says “Sierra Leone is my home”

Friday, November 19th, 2010
Jimmy Cliff says “Sierra Leone is my home”

Jamaican reggae legend and film actor; Jimmy Cliff has disclosed that Sierra Leone is his mother land considering the fact that his ancestors came from Africa where they were taken by slave masters and were later resettled in Caribbean after the abolition of slave trade. Jimmy Cliff came to Sierra Leone as a guest of[...]

Accordionist in Kailahun laments demise of Salone’s Cultural Music

Friday, November 5th, 2010
Accordionist in Kailahun laments demise of Salone’s Cultural Music

The classical sounds of typical Sierra Leonean music are no longer to be heard in the country’s once rich entertainment industry while Western style of music has completely crushed that beautiful sound we used to hear from people like the great Salia Koroma of blessed memory. Our music industry is no longer catering for the[...]

Morgan Heritage set to storm Salone in December

Friday, October 29th, 2010
Morgan Heritage set to storm Salone in December

Awoko’s Entertainment Desk has been reliably informed that one of Jamaica’s highly celebrated Reggae Band and arguably the best in the world, Morgan Heritage is set to visit Sierra Leone in December where they will stage a two-day reggae concert. The Freetown City Council has disclosed that they are bringing the reggae legends to the[...]

With 3 weeks left for ECOWAS Peace Pageant… Stella and Margret vow to make Salone proud

Friday, October 22nd, 2010
With 3 weeks left for ECOWAS Peace Pageant… Stella and Margret vow to make Salone proud

As Sierra Leone prepares to host the forth coming ECOWAS Peace pageant on the 13th November, 2010 in Freetown, the two contestants that will be representing the country; Stella Bangura and Margret Murray have expressed their determination to make Sierra Leone proud as the duo is set to exhibit their talents and magnificent beauty in[...]