Sierraflixx: Two Young Sierra Leoneans Set To Launch Sierra Leone’s First-ever Movie Streaming Platform


Two young Sierra Leoneans, Idrissa Barry Jalloh and Fatu Kamara have created a streaming platform called Sierraflixx that is twenty-five times faster than YouTube and streams up to 4K ultra high-quality video resolution.


Sierraflixx is an OTT registered company in the United States and Sierra Leone. The company’s operations and management are solely rooted in Sierra Leone. What is an OTT media service? An over-the-top (OTT) media service is offered directly to the viewership via the internet. This means the Sierraflixx app can be accessed through the internet. As many people around the world that uses Netflix are beginning to look for alternative due to the company’s lacklustre streaming services, Sierraflixx might be the next big thing in the digital streaming market that may knockout Netflix with its amazing features, user interface design and services which seems to be more considerate and better than Netflix.

Sierraflixx allows its users to stream movies, documentaries, and podcasts from 360p to 4K resolution, which describes an ultra-high-definition screen resolution. 4K has surpassed both HD and full HD to become the most trendy Tv resolution for TVs in the 21 century. In addition, there are a wide range of streaming options – from movies; documentaries; TV series, and Sierra Leonean dramas to other tasty preferences, you will have the opportunity of having the world of Sollywood entertainment at your fingertip. You can also create multiple profiles to regulate what your kids may be seeing. Thus, Sierraflixx also has parental control. It is the only streaming platform in Sierra Leone with such a feature.

Another uniquely astounding attribute is that the quality of streaming videos is one of its kind and that Sierraflixx is 25 times faster than YouTube in terms of streaming speed. Yes! You read that right. Sierraflixx also create profiles and biographies for actors while uploading their contents to create an online presence for them through the IMDb (an abbreviation of Internet Movie Database)

IMDb (an abbreviation of Internet Movie Database) is an online database of information related to films, television series, home videos, video games, and streaming content online – including cast, production crew and personal biographies, plot summaries, trivia, ratings, and fan and critical reviews. IMDb began as a fan-operated movie database on the Usenet group “rec.arts.movies” in 1990, and moved to the Web in 1993. It is now owned and operated by, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon.

Salone Messenger caught up with Mr Jalloh where he explained the intricacies of Sierraflixx. He draws inspiration from the reality that Sierra Leonean movies are hardly recognized on the global scene. With his wealth of knowledge on the technicalities of submitting Netflix movies, he decided to boldly take a step to create the movie streaming app.

The vision of Sierraflixx is to etch the possibility of movie stakeholders having value for their money. Truth be told, the traditional ways of buying CDs or DVDs are slowly fading out. For the movie industry to succeed, it is suitable to adapt to global changes. Sierraflixx can purchase your movies, Tv shows and documentaries. The company is also open to partnerships and networking.

For an affordable and meagre cost, you can pay to access Sierra Leonean content on Sierraflixx through local mobile money services like orange money, credit cards, Google-pay, Apple Pay, PayPal and American Express.

Like Netflix and Amazon Prime, Sierraflixx is accessible on all smart devices both on android and iOS. We all know how ads can disrupt the steady flow of enjoying your movie. Well, Sierraflixx is ads-free and the streaming level is top-notched and uninterrupted. You can simply stream an entire Sollywoood TV show without a glitch.

“Sierraflixx has been in existence for the past 2 to 3 years. We have been assiduously working to update its features”, Idrissa Barry Jalloh told Salone Messenger. “By getting Sierraflixx, we can be able to buy some films, partner with producers, thereby creating an employment and entertainment hub for over a million content creators from Sierra Leone.”, he stated.

Idrissa Barry Jalloh has been in the business of entertainment for quite a while. He is the founder of the National Film Awards (NFA) – an award ceremony and film training entrepreneurship organiser that celebrated those who performed phenomenally in the film industry. He is also an accomplished Digital artist.

Coming soon: Download Sierraflixx and access an unending flow of the best Sierra Leonean movies.

Author: Abu Bakarr Jalloh

Abu Bakarr Jalloh is a Sierra Leonean content writer, author, Neo Pan-African and founder of The African Dream, an online platform for inspiring, positive and compelling African stories. Contact: WhatsApp: +23276211583

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