Author: farunjour

Business Spotlight: Prince Zamira

Prince Zamira is a contemporary fashion brand with clothing and accessories for men, women and children. The brand describes itself as clothing for young professionals who “work hard and play hard”. Owned by Alhaji Sallu Kargbo the brand features classic and stylish pieces such as polos, suits, belts and other accessories with rich colors, fine cuts, and tailoring. Their pricing ranges from affordable to the more investment pieces.

Holiday Season Promotions: Orange

Orange has announced a December promotional offer were two lucky winners will win Le 100 million. Several others will win a Bajaj keke and one year of free fuel from Total. During the launch of this promotional offer Orange’s Chief Marketing Officer Laurent Marie Kibia said that the campaign is meant to improve the lives of the winners by providing a source of income and livelihood. Winning this offer should definitely make a difference in the lives of the winners. Regardless of the monetary prize, keke is a popular form of transportation in Sierra Leone and winners can use their prized keke to earn a business. To qualify for the offer you must top up, buy an Orange SIM card and use Orange Money.

Sickle Cell Ailment: My Cry, My Story by Augusta Koroma

Sickle Cell Disease is a hereditary condition which is prevalent amongst African and certain other races. The condition which causes red blood cells to misshapen or “sickle”  is said to be as a result of evolutionary factors where certain groups developed a way to have an immunity to malaria. Unfortunately Sickle Cell Disease and it’s related conditions can cause painful crisis episodes. It is very important that everyone knows about this disease so that they can help those who suffer from it and if possible prevent themselves from having children who suffer from it. Given that this condition is so relevant for Sierra Leoneans we are happy that there is a Sierra Leonean professional who has decided to tackle this disease and shed a light on it.

Sierra Leone YouTube: Glam is Glass

I must admit that when I first came across this show “Glam is Glass” on YouTube my interest was immediately piqued.  Glam is Glass is a television show on Freetown Television Network. It airs every Friday from 10-11 pm with a repeat of the show on Sunday’s 2-3 pm. So what is this show about and why should you invest your time in watching it? Here’s why.

Sierra Leone YouTube: Young in Freetown

Young in Freetown is a YouTube channel which chronicles the life, thoughts and experiences of two young diasporans who repatriated back to Sierra Leone and now live and thrive in Freetown. We first came across their YouTube channel which you can access by clicking here, when we saw the below video. We loved the authenticy of this video and how it captures the Sierra Leonean spirit especially when it comes to our beloved DECEMBER. If you check their YouTube channel you can quickly see that they produce great content that makes their channel definitely one to add to your YouTube subscription list.

Sierra Leonean Grand Master Barber set to launch his YouTube channel

If you know anything about men, you know that they do not play with their hair and a great barber is extremely valuable. That is why we got excited when we came across UK based barber  Muktaru Kargbo or “MK” of MK Hair Studio & Academy. This grand master barber who has won multiple awards is set to launch his YouTube channel on December 4th. Follow MK on Instagram by clicking here to stay updated on the launch of his YouTube channel.