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ENTERTAINMENT

Ujima to Announce ACF Raffle Draw through their USA4Afria Program
ENTERTAINMENT
Posted by on Apr 4, 2011, 19:10
In October 2011, Sierra Leone will become the featured country at this year’s African Cultural Festival (ACF) in Sacramento California USA; and this has Sierra Leoneans in the Bo area all excited to support the delegates



Sierra Leone’s Very Own Giileh Kebbie-Scholz Debut ‘Bringing The News’ Friday March 25
ENTERTAINMENT > Music
Posted by on Mar 22, 2011, 21:50
Sierra Leone’s Very Own Giileh Kebbie-Scholz Debut ‘Bringing The News’ Friday March 25
The date we’ve been waiting for is finally here. All players set to deliver the very best in the entertainment Gospel Music Industry. This Friday, March 25, 2011 is the date for the release of her premier gospel music album title, “BRINGING THE NEWS” to the world in grand style, at the Best Western Hotel – 5910 Princess Garden Pkwy in Lanham, Maryland, USA. The event will be held under the Distinguished Grand Chief Patronage of His Excellency - Bockarie Kortu Stevens – Sierra Leone's Ambassador to the United States of America




"If I Have To I Would Have Swim To Come To Sierra Leone" Akon Tells His Fans
ENTERTAINMENT
Posted by Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya on Apr 30, 2010, 06:18
Mega Super Star Akon Thrilling His Sierra Leone Fans At The National Stadium In Freetown
Senegalese born musical super star, Abdulai Thaim commonly known in the entertainment sphere as Akon on Wednesday afternoon performs at the Sierra Leone’s National stadium in Freetown in commemoration of the country’s 49th independence anniversary. This is Akon first ever visit to Sierra Leone




AWOL, NFL Player, Star & Citizen Radios Present Akon in Sierra Leone
ENTERTAINMENT > Music
Posted by on Mar 21, 2010, 10:53
Internationally Acclaimed Musician Akon Recently In Liberia
It was an initiative borne out of patriotism by three Sierra Leoneans, which has now blossomed into a concept that is to be implemented not only by the three individuals but by national organizations and dedicated individuals whose intention is to see Sierra Leone grows bigger, bigger and bigger.




Mariatu Cole Representing Sierra Leone at the Miss Africa USA 2010
ENTERTAINMENT
Posted by Lans Omar, Winnipeg. on Mar 16, 2010, 13:21

Mariatu Cole....Representing The Green,White and Blue
The organizers of the Miss Africa USA 2010 have confirmed Mariatu Cole as one of the finalists at the year’s beauty pageant which is scheduled to take place on July 24th, 2010 in Washington, DC. Ms. Cole will be one of the three Sierra Leoneans amongst 40 contestants vying for this prestigious crown.





In Sierra Leone, Pop Music is A Beat That Drives Politics
ENTERTAINMENT > Music
Posted by Scott Kraft Reporting from Freetown, Sierra Leone on Jan 3, 2010, 15:12
Sierra Leone singer Prince Kuti-George, better known as Innocent
Everywhere he went in Freetown's ghettos, a dreadlocked young vocalist named Innocent heard the plea. People were fed up with lies, theft and corruption. This government had to go, they said, and they begged Innocent to speak out.




"No Room For Failure With Child Protection in Sierra Leone " Concert Promoter Pledges
ENTERTAINMENT > Music
Posted by on Dec 10, 2009, 10:00
King Masco....Use Music and Talents to Support the Concert
On 20 October 2009, at the prestigious Fridge Club in Brixton London, ‘ Salone Concert Live 09 ’ was staged in front of a cheering audience beamed to an international media coverage from BEN TV and broadcast live on UN radio, as reported by Claudia Anthony, and listened by  thousands of people in Sierra Leone and in the Diaspora




In Canada...SALNAM Dancers Take Sierra Leone Culture Sky High
ENTERTAINMENT
Posted by Muckson Sesay on Aug 5, 2009, 11:54

SALNAM Dancers.....Representing The Motherland Sierra Leone In Canada
Over the weekend, the Sierra Leone Nationals Association of Manitoba (SALNAM) dancers presented an astounding performance in front of hundreds of people at the African pavilion during the opening ceremony of the Folkorama Multicultural Festival in Winnipeg, Canada





Celebrating Sierra Leone’s Independence....Leone Stars of California Plans to Give Back
ENTERTAINMENT
Posted by on Apr 24, 2009, 11:00
Leone Stars of California....donating shoes and clothing items to the Amputees
It’s that time again April 27 when Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad come together to celebrate and reflect 48 years of independence from British colonial rule. For the Leone Stars of Southern California this year’s celebration is all about giving back to their fellow Sierra Leoneans. 




Indigenous Music of Sierra Leone: A Literary Appreciation
ENTERTAINMENT > Music
Posted by Roland Bankole Marke on Jan 15, 2009, 14:10
Vintage Musician Sorie Kondi...A Prominent Sierra Leoenean
Sierra Leone’s indigenous music is embedded in a cocoon of mystic obscurity, deserving scholars’ unquenchable thirst for fresh anthropological inquisition. Probably, a novelty to the west today: where its exposure is craving for a fighting chance. The African continent constitutes 53 independent nations, with each distinct geographic boundary, culture and diversified ethnic groups. Curiosity lured the American producer of Earth CD, Luke Wassermann to visit this exotic, but tiny West African country - Sierra Leone




“Wata Weh Nar For You Nor Go Run Pass You”
ENTERTAINMENT
Posted by Roland Bankole Marke on Oct 2, 2008, 00:41
A sluggish recital call to prayer blared from Regent village mosque’s loudspeakers at dawn, waking up Sabina from her sleep, who was too tired to get up. She reclined on her sleeping mat away from her mother's rickety bed. Eerily, she dozed off again. Usually, she would wake up first to begin the morning chores. Today, her mother is up already. Sabina still half asleep could hear her mother’s aching bones cracking, amid the periodic quietness of the loudspeakers as she stretched out



Designer Brings Haute Couture Home to Sierra Leone
ENTERTAINMENT
Posted by on Aug 23, 2008, 10:08
Ramatu Wurie, a Sierra Leonean beauty queen, models her first photo shoot in downtown Freetown August 9, 2008
Women carrying corn on their heads and children selling peanuts stop to stare as a leggy model in a tiny, blue dress strikes a pose outside a steel-doored clothes shop in Sierra Leone's capital.Adama Kai, a fashion designer trained in New York and Paris, organized the photo-shoot to promote her new store and company, Aschobi Designs. The 25-year-old has eschewed job prospects in the developed world to come home and follow her dream




Tree of Life Eclipsed Into Twilight: Story Time With Roland Marke
ENTERTAINMENT
Posted by Roland Bankole Marke on Jun 6, 2008, 14:10
Azure sky romanced the soothing Atlantic sea breeze whispering through respite palm and baobab trees. Granny Henrietta stood on an antique mahogany stool, knitting several names of her deceased relatives on a model quilt that she was painstakingly crafting. Intuitively, it crossed her mind that her time clock was ticking to tow the line with her ancestors in Beulah homeland. But not until the entire extended family had assembled for a grand finale communal Awojoh ceremony that she promised to host



Voice of Silence and Disposable (Poems By Roland Marke)
ENTERTAINMENT
Posted by Roland Marke on Jun 4, 2008, 00:11

Sadly, the world is rushing, racing and falling Why the vicious clamor for wealth like power While the hopeless are dying no time for caring Is poverty a blot and materialism frankly vanity?Kids are shirked as crime becomes an epidemic





Legendary Icon: A Poem By Roland Marke
ENTERTAINMENT
Posted by on May 6, 2008, 10:07

He’s a legendary icon; injustice personified
Truth epitomizes Africa's indicted ancestry:
As apartheid's homegrown dehumanization.
Branded a criminal of whim, baseless crime:
Mandela’s name on US terrorist-watch list






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