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TEKNEH – RAHIM D WEZARD ft ALONZO{OFFICIAL VIDEO

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TEKNEH – RAHIM D WEZARD ft ALONZO{OFFICIAL VIDEO

SONG PRODUCED BY MASTER RELL and VIDEO DIRECTED BY DANG FILMS

ALONZO – The official video for Alonzo’s single “Na You Gbaing Gbaing” 2016

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ALONZO – Na You Gbaing Gbaing (Sierra Leone & Liberian Music 2016)

The official video for Alonzo’s single “Na You Gbaing Gbaing” where the artist is thanking God for his many blessings. A feel good video directed by Dang Films and shot at locations in Houston Texas USA, let’s join the artist and be thankful for the many things our creator has done and still doing for us. Enjoy and please watch out for his LIB and SALONE connection album.

Siaka Probyn Stevens third prime minister of Sierra Leone from 1967 to 1971

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Siaka Probyn Stevens third prime minister of Sierra Leone from 1967 to 1971

Siaka Probyn Stevens third prime minister of Sierra Leone from 1967 to 1971

Siaka Probyn Stevens (24 August 1905 – 29 May 1988) was the third prime minister of Sierra Leone from 1967 to 1971 and the first president of Sierra Leone from 1971 to 1985. Although criticised for his dictatorial rule, Stevens is known for reducing the ethnic polarisation in the government of Sierra Leone by incorporating members of various ethnic groups into the government.

Stevens and his All People’s Congress (APC) party won the closely contested 1967 Sierra Leone general elections over the incumbent Prime Minister Sir Albert Margai of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP). In April 1971, Stevens made Sierra Leone a republic and he became the first President of Sierra Leone a day after the constitution had been ratified by the Parliament of Sierra Leone.

Stevens served as Chairman of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) from 1 July 1980 to 24 June 1981, and engineered the creation of the Mano River Union, a three-country economic federation of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.

Stevens retired from office at the end of his term on 28 November 1985. After pressuring all other potential successors to step aside, he chose Major-General Joseph Saidu Momoh, the commander of the Sierra Leone Armed Forces, as his successor.

Early life

Siaka Probyn Stevens was born on 24 August 1905 in Moyamba, Moyamba District in the Southern Province of Sierra Leone to a Limba father and a Mende mother. Although born in Moyamba, Stevens was largely raised in Freetown. Stevens completed his primary education in Freetown and completed secondary school at Albert Academy in Freetown, before joining the Sierra Leone Police Force. From 1923 to 1930, Stevens rose to the rank of First Class Sergeant and Musketry Instructor.

From 1931 to 1946, he worked on the construction of the Sierra Leone Development Company (DELCO) railway, linking the Port of Pepel with the iron ore mines at Marampa. In 1943, he helped co-found the United Mine Workers Union and was appointed to the Protectorate Assembly in 1946 to represent worker interests. In 1947, Stevens studied labour relations at Ruskin College.

Stevens retired from office at the end of his term on 28 November 1985. After pressuring all other potential successors to step aside, Major-General Joseph Saidu Momoh was sworn in as the new President of the Republic.

He died on 29 May 1988 in Freetown.

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Interview with Showers Jalloh|Singer-Songwriter|The Afropop King

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Interview with Showers Jalloh|Singer-Songwriter|The Afropop King

Interview with Showers Jalloh|Singer-Songwriter|The Afropop King

Your Name: Showers Jalloh

What do you do? I am a singer songwriter, an educator and a motivator. Presenter of Pikin to Pikin Tork an educational radio programmes for children-in Kailahun Southern Sierra Leone.

Where are you currently base? UK

How would you describe yourself? I am very relaxed or as I like to say ‘Feelaxed’, I am happy, enthusiastic, full of compassion and energetic. Flexible, focused and disciplined. The list could go on but will let the fans judge. Ahahaha!!

Role in the Sierra Leone Community: My role as an artist and a person in the Sierra Leone community, is to inspire the young generation, support the less privileged and to represent my country positively.

Your Challenges: This is a tough one as the challenges are numerous. From sorting out recording sessions to contacting radio stations, contacting promoters to organising gigs. People downloading your music and music videos illegally, etc etc. But the biggest challenge is funding. Also, being a musician in a world full of people who does music is always going to be tough but I believe in myself and in what I do. I learn from the challenges, they make me stronger.

Your proudest moment to date: This would be being able to collaborate with my brother to build a house for my mum and in April this year, I was able to sleep in my own house in Freetown. The feeling of entering my house and into my bedroom was just extra special. Another proud moment for me is the production of my music video ‘We’re Flying High’ I co directed and edited it.

Who inspires you? I have few people I can name and one of them is my brother Usifu Jalloh. We are very close and I learn from him every day. I am inspired by children, the environment, Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, to name but few.

Why did you decide to do what you are doing now? I think it’s about knowing your talent, who you are, what you enjoy doing and what you want to do. I started singing as a kid in church so by the time I was 15 I knew music was my calling so I went for it.

If you were not doing your current job, what did you wanted to do as a second option? I wanted to be a lawyer and an IT specialist. I am still considering gaining those qualifications by the way so keep your ears to the ground.

Do you have any future dates planned such as events that you might want the readers to know about? Yes! I will be performing at Kitenge Festival on the 25 th June 2016 at White City Turf, London, and there are few international gigs in the pipeline. Keep an eye on my website which is www.showersjalloh.com for news on gigs.

Your advice and tips for individuals that want to follow your footstep/career path? My advice and tips would be research and study your craft, be patient, focus, set yourself a goal and have a plan to achieve it. Be positive, be strong, seek advice and learn from you challenges.

How can they contact you or social media links? You can contact me via the following:- Twitter/Instagram/Soundcloud: Showersjalloh – Facebook/YouTube: Showersmusic

Interview with Bakarr King Conteh|CEO of BACS Video Production

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Interview with Bakarr King Conteh|CEO of BACS Video Production

Interview with Bakarr King Conteh|CEO of BACS Video Production

Your Name: Bakarr King Conteh

What is your job title? CEO of BACS Video Production

Where are you currently base? Antwerpen- Belgium

How would you describe yourself? Born and raise in Sierra Leone from a respectable Muslim family. A true patriot of Sierra Leone with passion for my country flag. I am very humble social individual with passion for media, I studied media in the UK where I have established my brand (BACS Productions). Today I am well recognised by Sierra Leoneans for my work and am still on the process of developing my passion.

Role in the Sierra Leone Community: My role in my community is to inspire, love, teach and be a good role model.

Your Challenges: My challenges are to improve myself, not to disappointment those that I have inspired and to be a voice of the voiceless for Sierra Leoneans across the world. I want to be an example of good leadership in every role I take within my community.

Your proudest moment to date: My proudest moment to date is been a father and been able to show love and care for my wonderful children. I have been supportive since birth and up to date in their upbringing as every child need a good father figure.

Who inspires you? My mother inspires me a lot. My mother have spent her whole life taking care of me and my sister. Everything she has worked for is about us, she hardly think about herself. Love is a gift from God to man, she has delivered and have inspired me to do the same for my children. I follow her foot steps.

Why did you decide to do what you are doing now? I came to Belgium as a refugee from Sierra Leone; I was traumatised and disappointed by true negative publicity of my continent Africa and the way black people were portrayed to be in the West. I wanted to show the world the truth about my beautiful country and my God fearing people who have nothing but love and compassion.

The West never show that love, happiness and compassion, they only show the negative (hungry children, war, dusty road’s, under develop villages. I decided that the only way to change that conception is by telling our own stories and the only way to tell that story from a distance is through videos. I realised the Internet was an open access to promote my country, I therefore decided to travel to the UK and learn about media and video production in order to understand how to be productive in spreading the positive news of my country.

If you were not doing your current job, what did you wanted to do as a second option? Second option is been a Politician

Do you have any future dates planned such as events that you might want the readers to know about? I always have events on a monthly bases. I have established myself well within the society. I get events from across Europe and sometimes in Sierra Leone. So you see I travelled a lot. My events are continuously.

Your advice and tips for individuals that want to follow your footstep/career path? My advice for those I inspired is to follow their heart. Do not try to do something others do, do something you love and have passion to do. Be true to yourself and your heart and never look back when you finally find your true self. Follow my foot steps but try to be better than me.

How can they contact you or social media links? Youtube/Facebook/twitter/Instagram check for Bakarr King Conteh or email me at Kingabu9@hotmail.com.

Interview with DJ Little – Community Ambassador for Sierra Leoneans in UK & Ireland

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Interview with DJ Little - Community Ambassador for Sierra Leoneans in UK & Ireland

Interview with DJ Little – Community Ambassador for Sierra Leoneans in UK & Ireland

Your Name: Abdul Wahab Seisay (DJ Little) also known as De Moses for Salone Music.

What is your job title? Community Ambassador for Sierra Leoneans in UK & Ireland (Associate Manager)

Where are you currently base? UK

How would you describe yourself? In 1995, I was presented with an opportunity to become a DJ apprentice by my uncle, DJ SOL, owner of SOL Sounds. At that time he was known as one of Sierra Leone’s most recognised and loved Dj. He had been a DJ for approximately two decades. After two years serving as an apprentice I started djing under the close supervision of my uncle. As my confidence grew, so did my role as a Dj, I then seized the opportunity to start taking on my own bookings in college. Along with some friends, I founded my own sound, “Da Click” and worked under the alias “De Bounce Kid”. Over the years, I earned a good reputation within my ranks; however this was widely outside of the Sierra Leonean community.

Role in the Sierra Leone Community: Having recently signed up to the Metropolitan Police Community Ambassador Programme, I am a leading figure in the Sierra Leone community not only as a DJ but also as a mentor to the youths.

Who inspires you? My Uncle

How can they contact you or social media links?

Abdul Wahab Seisay [DJ Little]
Community Ambassador for Sierra Leoneans in UK & Ireland
Associate Manager
Little Entertainment (DJs & Entertainment)
Mob: 00447903233737
fb: DjLittle Abdul Seisay
tw: @djl1ttle
instagram: DJL1TTLE
alt. e.mail: djl1ttle412@gmail.com

More Information:

At the tail end of the 1990s, I became known as “DJ Small”, as my client base was mainly non Sierra Leoneans. Gradually I began to earn recognition in the Sierra Leonean community, mainly in house parties. During which time, word had spread to my uncle about my enhancing abilities and entertainment skills. Through these positive comments, my uncle finally entrusted me to DJ independently under his company. I was more daring and explorative in my DJ-ing which was not favoured by my uncle initially but as my popularity and clientele continued to increase rapidly, his concerns were soon abolished.

My current DJ name was coined after a suggestion was made by my uncle’s friend that the name the DJ Small was inappropriate hence he suggested a more suitable title as “Little” – the name “DJ Little” was formed as I took an immediate likeness for the name.

Over the years, I earned firm reputation amongst people, establishing myself as a loved and approachable household name. I often DJ at different party settings these are mostly private or formal occasions and various clubs around London. I also act as Master of Ceremony (MC) or host for official gatherings.

As a DJ, I have contributed to various mediums including television and radio. I have produced four different mix tapes over the last 4 years both of which were played on one of the UK’s leading radio stations: Capital Xtra radio 96.9 & 107.1 FM during DJ Abrantee Afrobeats’ show, www.capitalxtra.com/radio/afrobeats/

Despite all my achievements thus far, I believe this is only the beginning. I have bigger aspirations to further promote and establish not only Sierra Leonean music but to raise more awareness on the country as a whole; and magnify my charitable ties globally.

This week fashion corner with I Rep Salone (19/06/2016)

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I Rep Salone Fashionista

This week fashion corner with I Rep Salone (19/06/2016)

This week we have given you another taste of what is buzzing in our social media news feed in the fashion trend both male and female. Check if your favourite made it. Don’t forget you can always send in your pictures and you will be featured on the site.

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Here you have it – who is your favourite?

Honorable Mabinty Funna was elected to distribute food for the Ramadan in 15 Villages

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Honorable Mabinty Funna was elected to distribute food for the Ramadan in 15 Villages

Honorable Mabinty Funna was elected to distribute food for the Ramadan in 15 Villages and visiting central mosques.

“Since elected I’ve been providing food for the needed during Ramadan period. Yesterday (17 June 2016), I visited 15 villages plus the central mosque in the township of Masingbi town to distribute gifts. Each gift included rice, assorted cooking items, sugar, milk & tea. They were so happy & appreciative. Have a blessed Ramadan!”

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International Day of the Africa Child’s Day|June 16

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International Day of the Africa Child's Day|June 16

International Day of the Africa Child’s Day|June 16

The Organisation of the African Unity initiated annual celebration of International Day of African Child. This day is observed every year on June 16 since 1991.

The Soweto Uprising is one of the worldwide known events, that took place in South Africa in 1976. About 20,000 school children marched in a column more than a half mile long. They demanded better educational system and facilities. Population of South Africa was not satisfied with poorly trained teachers, overcrowded classrooms and separate schools provided by the Apartheid regime. Hundreds of school children were killed in clashes with police, the most famous victim was Hector Pieterson, a 13-year old boy, whose picture was taken by journalist Sam Nzima.

All African countries are celebrating this day , like Sierra Leone we are observing this day to end child marriage-slavery -abused and all odds against children’s
In the United Kingdom Francess Kay is observing an event at West Minster House of Commons for those of our beloved children who lost their parent and families to the Ebola virus

May the soul of those children who died due to the Ebola virus rest in perfect peace …

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Credit: Agnes Pratt

Interview with Adeyemi Lardner – Actor|Script Writer|Producer|Director

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Interview with Adeyemi Lardner - Actor|Script Writer|Producer|Director

Interview with Adeyemi Lardner – Actor|Script Writer|Producer|Director

Name: Adeyemi Lardner aka Iron Master

Title: Actor – Script Writer – Producer – Director

Where are you currently base? United States of America

How would you describe yourself? I am very humble and funny person. I love to learn from any individual as long as it make sense

Your challenges: MY CHALLENGES in LIFE is the same as Anyone who is striving very hard to make it…..but in the movie world especially AFRICAN MOVIE INDUSTRIES is really not easy.

Your proudest moment to date: I am trying my best to put Sierra Leone movies on the MAP, sacrifice to produced my own movies with no help from no one….just some support from my Actors…it really not easy.

Who inspires you? I got my inspiration from watching movies since I was a boy…I love movies.

Why did you decide to do what you are doing now? I decided to do movies because I believed my movie production IRONMASTER PRODUCTION . Will be one of the production that will take Sierra Leone movies to another level.

If you were not doing your current job, what did you wanted to do as a second option? One of my plan in the future is to build an empire that will have all the logistics for the movie industry in Sierra Leone.

Your advice and tips for individuals that want to follow your footstep/career path? My Advice is to be yourself, humble, respect another then you will achieve your goals.

More Information: Please vote for us for Best Actor – ADEYEMI LARDNER and Best new Actor- BRIAN A CONTEH…at www.negaawards.com And Best Actress -RAMATU KOROMA …Best Producer – ADEYEMI LARDNER …Best Film -PERFECT PLAN 2 and Best Supporting Actor -MED TUTU….stay blessed folks…

How to contact you? Facebook and Instagram 

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