Tag Archives: Sierra Leone

The Black African Women Rock Awards 2015 Totally Rocked

It’s not very often when you hear Swahili, Yoruba, Ghichewa, Shona, Ndebele, Zulu and other African languages being spoken under one roof in London. Don’t get us wrong, London is a very multi-cultural city, if not a melting pot, and several African cultures are a part of the mix, but to bring these people together […]

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Refugees in Australian Theatre, Finding Their Voices

FOR many years, Australia has enforced strict rules on illegal immigrants, forcing boats that arrive crammed with asylum-seekers back out to sea, or locking those who get too close inside remote facilities. At the same time, successive governments have also been generous in accepting refugees from the poorest, most strife-ridden places on earth, including single […]

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Florence Epee from Cameroon Scoops the Miss West Africa International 2014 Title

Florence Epee from Cameroon who wowed the crowd on the night of 21st December, left Nigeria with the Miss West Africa International 2014 title, succeeding the former queen Hawa Kamara, Miss West Africa International 2013. Miss West Africa USA, Lily Ogechi Udumukwu originally from Nigeria, scooped the 1st Runners up and Annarosa Traoré Assita, Miss […]

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In The Wake Of Ebola, An African Music Wave Thrives

During early April, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars – one of Africa’s best-known bands to make a successful go in the United States – embarked on a tour of the country, which was booked through the summer. Just weeks after they departed, however, the Ebola virus started sweeping through and ravishing West Africa. Unable to extend their […]

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

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 […]

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Review: UK Afrobeats Music Festival

Our correspondent AH was at the recently held Afrobeats Music Festival in London and sat down to write this report on what she witnessed. Enjoy reading her narration of what happened. It’s better late than never. It’s very informative…. The long-awaited, and well-promoted Afrobeats Music Festival fell on the night of St Judes storm. When I […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Heyden Adama – You And I

US-Seattle based Sierra Leonean Singer Hayden Adama Bangura recently dropped a video for her song You And I. The seaside based visual complements the ‘one-drop’ reggae track and vocalist’s love message, which is accompanied by chants and raps by toaster King Jus. The video comes complete with breezy seaside love scenes and a bonfire scene. […]

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MIXTAPE ALERT: Shadow Boxer – Love, Pain & Drugs

Sierra Leonean rapper Shadow Boxxer recently released a compilation of his recent efforts. The mixtape Love, Pain & Drugs sounds exactly as the name implies. The rapper talks about love of people and things in the world around him, his pain and troubles, and off course the mixtape is dope. The American influences are very […]

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Reggie Rockstone, M.I & Onyeka Onwenu Announced As Glo X Factor Judges

Glo has announced the judges for X Factor, the world’s biggest singing reality TV show, which the company has brought to Africa for the first time. The judges are veteran singer Onyeka Onwenu and popular rapper Jude Abaga, widely known as M.I., from Nigeria and Reggie Rockstone, hip-life artiste from Ghana. They were unveiled at […]

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Model Tiah Knox Returns Home To Sierra Leone To Help Boost Fashion Industry

By Edward Timmy The Sierra Leone Fashion Industry has received a facelift from a Sierra Leonean foreign based Female Fashioner and Model, Miss Tiah Knox. In an exclusive interview with Awareness Timess on Monday, 15th April, 2013, Tiah disclosed that she was been a professional and intellectual model for close to a decade in the […]

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DJ Don X Presents The Freestyle

Some people may be surprised if I said that some of the world’s best rappers are from Africa, but yes, they are. Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Ghana and more African countries have rappers that can give Eminem, Jay Z, Whiz Khalifa, TI, Tynchy Stryder, Chipmunk, Lil Wayne and all the top western […]

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