Freetown City Council has released a calendar of events happening in Freetown this December for residents and guests to enjoy. While it doesn’t encompass all the events as December is a festive time in Sierra Leone and there are many events, this calendar certainly is a good place to start. See below for the calendar and you can also check it out here.
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 …
December is fast approaching. A popular time for Sierra Leoneans to visit and partake in all the festivities of the month. Many times this involves showing up home with suitcases, gifts and money but with little preparation elsewise. You want to have fun and expect to have fun but you’ve not done any research or planning before hand. Perhaps that was because in the past there wasn’t much information available online but that is increasingly changing. There is a lot of information online that you can use to plan your trip and thanks to VisitSierraLeone Travel “VSL” this information is contained in one place. This travel company offers many services for all travelers to Sierra Leone. We selected a handful to highlight in that you can use to plan your trip this December. Visa- Travellers to Sierra Leone require a visa unless if you have an ECOWAS passport. You can obtain your visa through the US embassy closest to you which may not be so close depending on where you reside. Or you can obtain …
Tesmaraneh is a clothing and accessories brand which sells African inspired clothing, bags and other pieces. They have a store located at 22 Wellington Street, Freetown Sierra Leone however you can also contact them through their Instagram. They offer international shipping. Below are a few of their pieces.
When was the last time that you in the diaspora went out of your way to patronize a Sierra Leone owned business? Or sat down and watched an hour of Sierra Leone TV? Or listened to some Sierra Leonean artists music? When was the last time that you instead thought negatively about Sierra Leone music, TV and businesses? Chances are you are more likely to have done the latter more recently than the former. The truth is we all decry that Sierra Leone business is mediocre but we don’t go out of our way to help make it better.
Yabom V. Sesay (pictured) is a make up artist based in the U.K. She was the recent winner of the SLEA awards for best makeup artist. Yabom not only does makeup she also does the more creative and avant-garde makeup. You can check out Yabom’s work and obtain booking information by checking out her Instagram page by clicking here. Yabom also has a YouTube channel which she recently started. Check out her videos by clicking here and subscribe to her channel.
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.
Africell Sierra Leone has announced their holiday season promotion. The announcement was made live and can be seen on Africell’s Facebook page by clicking here. The promotion will start on December 1st and end on the 31st of the same month.