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Big News For Sierra Leone Entertainers As Amb Kao Denero Confirms Agreement With MTV Base Nigeria

Big News For Sierra Leone Entertainers As Amb Kao Denero Confirms Agreement With MTV Base Nigeria

The Ambassador of entertainment and investment, popular rapper, Kao Denero has taken on his official Twitter page to share good news of what he called  “several weeks of engagement” to disclosed that he earlier today confirmed with the MTVBase operation manager in Lagos, Nigeria for their commitment to accept Sierra Leonean songs on their platforms. Ambassador Kao revealed that MTVBase agreed to accept 5 Sierra Leoneans music videos to be aired. Ambassador Kao Denero disclosed that the entertainment board will be choosing five music videos from the recent playlist.

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Big News For Sierra Leone Entertainers As Amb Kao Denero Confirms Deal With MTV Base

Just in earlier today After several weeks of engagement with the MTVbase operations manager in lagos,today I was finally able to get their commitment on acceptance for five sierra leonan music videos to be selected for rotation. We will be choosing some videos from the playlist.


Press Release from the office of the Entertainment Board 

The National Entertainment Board wishes to inform the general public that the implementation of the first National Playlist System starts today Sunday the 5th September 2021.

We further wishes to be known that the Ambassador of Entertainment and Investment Kao Denero held a strategic dialogue meeting with Sierra Leonean Djs this past Friday at the Aberdeen beach to put modalities in place for the release of the playlist songs nationwide.

Distribution of the playlist songs is currently ongoing within Freetown municipality and it will continue to the Provincial areas and the Diaspora as well.

Ambassador Kao Denero has placed one million leones as winner’s package for the best Playlist song mix by any Sierra Leonean Djs. More engagements are lined up for the Playlist system to succeed.

Ibrahim Prezo Koroma

Board Secretary

Sallu Kamuskay

Sallu Kamuskay is a Sierra Leonean activist, storyteller, and blogger. He was born in Sierra Leone but later relocated to Guinea as a refugee because of the war in his country. Sallu Kamuskay uses his phone to engage on social media, under the name ‘’Salone Messenger’. He Co-Founded the Salone Messenger platform after his experience of the war, Ebola, and injustices. According to him, silence was the root cause of war, and of many social injustices, we continue to face as a nation. In 2013, during the Ebola crisis, Sallu Kamuskay took the risk and volunteered to fight Ebola. He spent some months in both safe and unsafe places; helping the victims and telling their sad stories. The election in 2018, left a divided country with communities fighting on tribal lines. This inspired Sallu Kamuskay to serve as the coordinator of the United Sierra Leone peace concert, which was organized in 4 major parts of the country, targeting violent communities and troubled youth. Sallu Kamuskay led a group of entertainers, activists, and organizations across the country on a peace tour, a program supported by the European Union, United Sierra Leone, Africa Union, ECOWAS, and the Messeh Leone Trust. Sallu Kamuakay has also served as a staff writer for the Hidden Voices Magazine. Over the years, Sallu Kamuskay has been using his Techno phone to be able to tell stories, the phone he used to tell the story of Gbessay during Ebola who was admitted at one of the Ebola treatment centers after rumors that she had Ebola when the actual sickness was ulcer, she was almost abandoned at the treatment canter with no medication provided to her. She could have died. Sallu told the story via social media and was able to secure funding from the United Sierra Leone to buy her medication and advocated for her. She was later discharged and taken home, He did the same to a patient that died and was abandoned in the street, Sallu Kamuskay used his phone and shared the message across, the corps was later taken and buried. It could have been more disaster without his voice. The story of late America Stress 3-year-old daughter. The hero’s daughter was abandon after his father's death. He shared her sad story and was able to get a sister who has taken the child as her own and is currently providing her with educational support. The article of America Stress can be read on the link below http://ayvnewspaper.com/index.php/k2-categories/item/7350-america-stress-a-hero-to-recognize. Sallu Kamuskay feels the stories of Gbessay, America stress and that of many others need to be told. The media house we have cannot better tell these stories, they are better reporters than telling human interest stories. He created the Salone Messenger platform and brought together passionate storytellers to be able to tell these compelling stories.

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