UN Resident Coordinator & Sierra Leone’s Tourism Minister discuss Tourism development

The United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Sierra Leone, Babatunde Ahonsi has met with the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Dr. Memunatu Pratt at the Ministry’s office situated at Kingharman Road in Freetown to discuss possibilities of the UN rendering help in promoting the development of tourism in the country. In his statements, the UN Resident […]



Tourism Minister & Team Meet With Management & Staff of Tourist Board

The Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs together with her Deputy, William I.K. Robinson, the Permanent Secretary, Andrew L. Sorie and the Director of Tourism, Mohamed Jalloh have held a meeting with the Senior/Middle management of the National Tourist Board (NTB) at their head office, Lumley beach road, in Freetown. In his opening remarks, the Permanent Secretary,[…]



China- Sierra Leone Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties

China and Sierra Leone have via videoconference celebrated the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Sierra Leone. The commemoration started with the exchange of congratulatory messages from the Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Sierra Leonean counterpart Julius Maada Bio on celebration of the 50th[…]



Tourism Ministry, NTB Hold Successful Dialogue with FCC on Cushioning the Burden on the Hospitality Sector

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and National Tourist Board have held a successful dialogue with the Mayor of Freetown City Council (FCC), Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr and representative of the Hospitality and Tourism Association on cushioning the burden on hotels in the midst of Covid-19 at the Ministry Conference Hall, Kingharman Road, Freetown. The hotel and tourism[…]



Chief Minister Visits Tourism Ministry, Commends its Minister for Improving the Sector

Chief Minister of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Jacob Jusu Saffa has during his engagement with the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs commended the Minister, Dr. Memunatu Pratt and her team for the show of leadership and commitment in repositioning the tourism sector. The Chief Minister as part of his tour of government ministries, agencies and[…]



Tourism Ministry Capacitates Women in Coastal Communities Nationwide on Business Models and Entrepreneurship Skills

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs with support from UNDP has in its women empowerment programme provided women living in coastal communities across the country with business models and entrepreneurship skills training and start-up kits. Through her dynamic leadership and her passion for women in tourism, the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Dr. Memunatu Pratt[…]



Tourism Stakeholders Hold Marketing & Branding Project Workshop in Kenema

Consultants from Journey and ACORN Consultancies together with the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and its implementing agency, National Tourist Board (NTB) with support from World Bank Sierra Leone Economic Diversification Project (SLEDP) has held the first of its regional consultative Marketing and Branding Project Workshop at Paloma Guest House, Kenema, Eastern Region. Presenting an introduction[…]