Sierra Leone’s frontline news and entertainment platform, Sierraloaded has on May 5, 2022 marked one year its website, www.sierraloaded.sl was re-launched.
Sierraloaded which was originally founded in 2014 was re-branded and re-launched in May 2021 with the goal to become a one-stop platform for Sierra Leone Music, Videos, News, Sports, Entertainment and more.
In a statement, Sierraloaded Head of Business, Alhaji Gamanga (Med Spark) described the team’s achievement in the past year as remarkable while affirming that Sierraloaded is now Sierra Leone’s biggest digital platform.
“From May 2021 to April 2022, we have published over 4,000 Contents and our website has attracted over 1.6 million users, 8.2 million sessions and 24.6 million page views. We are arguably the biggest digital platform in Sierra Leone with the largest numbers, a verified Facebook page and robust social media presence
“We are extremely proud of the impact we have made within this short time and we cannot but thank our users, partners, team members and well-wishers”, He said.
While making a case for enhanced digital media practice in Sierra Leone, Gamanga called on the government of Sierra Leone and other Stakeholders to provide a safe environment for digital media to thrive through cheaper and better Internet services and promotion of digital skills in all sectors especially schools and tertiary institutions. He also urged media practitioners in the country to embrace Digital media because it is the future of the media industry.
“As an Independent organization, We will continue to play our role in the digital transformation of Sierra Leone while keeping our audience informed, educated, entertained and engaged.”, He said.
Gamanga further debunked comments that Sierraloaded is owned by the opposition political party. He said that the Sierraloaded Team consists of independent, young and vibrant minds who are committed to promoting digital media.