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LXG show in NJ cancelled due to entry refusal into the United States

We recently reported that LXG will be performing in New Jersey. They are a very popular band and this was going to be a treat for the diaspora population in New Jersey and other surrounding States. Unfortunately they were refused entry into the US by customs and thereforw show has been cancelled. In a post on SN Radio, Doreen Paowui denied any responsibility for the incident and claims she is unaware that they were coming. She is owner of Peace, Unity and Love LLC a company that aims to promote Sierra Leonean music to the international market. Click here for Doreen’s statement. LXG has yet to comment on this issue.  

Zainab Sheriff Calls out AYV and Africell for Big Brother Housemates

This was the image shared on Instagram today by Zainab Sheriff among witb the following caption below. As noted below, Zainab aired out grievances against Africell Sierra Leone and AYV for their seeming refusal to help her develop her hugely successful Big Sister Salone show but instead focusing on their own show Big Brother Housemates. Zainab developed and aired the Big Sister Salone show with AYV and Africell Sierra Leone and she is even brand ambassador for Africell. So for her to do this is taking a big risk but a risk that Zainab obviously feels is important. As reported yesterday Zainab also has another reality TV competition show which she is working on. What television channel will that show air on? This matter certainly brings a lot into question. People were surprised that soon after Big Sister Salone ended AYV announced that there will be a new show premiering with a similar concept but no mention of whether this new show would be in  partnership with Zainab Sheriff. AYV and Africell has yet to …

Line Up for DJ Rampage Mega Fest is Announced

DJ Rampage has announced the line up for his first DJ Rampage Megafest scheduled for the 23rd of this month at Shangri La Garden in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Line up includes popular artists as well as four guest djs! This should mean a plethora of sounds and flows for guests to enjoy. With a line up such as this one and his work ethic this event is sure to be spectacular.  That’s what we think but we wanted to find out how DJ Rampage himself thinks the event will be. With a smile DJ Rampage said that he thinks the event will be “superb with lots of surprises!”. Don’t miss out and get your tickets.

Kenya’s PLO Lumumba who was recently denied entry into Zambia to give talk on China’s influence on Africa’s economy; is set to give a lecture on anti corruption in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone in tradition with its increasing focus to stop corruption has announced that there will be a public lecture titled “Retracing  the ‘Athens of Africa’; The Centrality of the Fight Against Corruption in Achieveing President Julius Maada Bio’s Vision of a Reborn Prosperous Sierra Leone”.

Fashion Brand Sanuley announces some of their products will be Made in Sierra Leone (VIDEO)

Sanuley a ready to wear clothing brand based in the U.K. has announced that some of their products will now be made in Sierra Leone. Sanuley’s owner Olive Maccauley states on Sanuley’s Official Instagram page  that “It was always part of my vision for Sanuley to have tailors, seamstresses, artisans from Africa benefit from what we do. They too should have an opportunity to showcase their work and reap some reward”. This is a great initiative by Sanuley and we are happy because this will create jobs and opportunities for those in Sierra Leone. If you are not already, keep up with Sanuley on Instagram and Twitter. Everything linked. Check out their pieces and order from them here. They ship WORLDWIDE!