For the construction of viewpoint and other Leisure Facilities…Tourism & Culture Ministry, SLEDP Hand-Over Leicester Peak Site to K5 SL Limited

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and the Project Coordinator of the Sierra Leone Economic Diversification Project (SLEDP) have handed over the Leicester Peak site to K5 Sierra Leone Limited for the construction of viewing decks and other Leisure facilities at Leicester Peak. The short ceremony was held at the site in the presence of the[…]


The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs under the astute leadership of Nabeela Tunis is committed to uplifting the sector and continue it repositioning both domestically and in contemporary global tourism agendas. Key Highlights of the Week- 12-16 September, 2023 👉 The Ministry under the Cultural Directorate held a two-day National Symposium on developing a strategic plan[…]



MTCA Holds National Symposium on developing a strategy for Creative & Cultural Industries

12 & 13 September, 2023. Family Kingdom Resort, Aberdeen, Freetown. The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (MTCA ) has held a two-day National Symposium on developing a strategic plan for the creative and cultural industries in Sierra Leone on the theme: strength in diversity to foster social cohesion, peace and stability. The event which was driven[…]

Tourism Ministry Spot-Checks Portuguese Slave Fort in Rotumba Village, Erects Plaque to Preserve the Relics

The Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Nabeela Tunis have headed a delegation including the Deputy Minister, Kadijatu Grace Kamara, the cultural directorate of the Ministry, the Monument and Relics Commission and Tour Operators to Rotumba village, Koya Chiefdom where they ascertained and spot-checked the Portuguese Slave Fort and also erected a plaque to preserve the monumental[…]

Kailahun Descendant Association Briefs Tourism Minister on the Development of Monument and Heritage Centre

The Kailahun District Descendant Association (KaiDDA) have briefed the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Nabeela Tunis on the development of a monument and cultural heritage centre in the district. The briefing which was held at the Ministry’s conference hall was aimed at updating the Minister on their engagements with the Monuments and Relics Commission (MRC) regarding[…]

Tourism Minister Urges Consultants to Wrap Rehabilitation/Reconstruction of 24 Bedroom Hotel of HTTC

The Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Nabeela Tunis together with key sector players in the tourism industry has met with the management of Milton Margai Technical University, Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management and also inspected the ongoing rehabilitation/reconstruction of the 24-bedroom hotel, Kitchen, Prep/Service and 6 classrooms of the Hotel and Tourism Training Centre at[…]

Chef Association Presents Laurel & Gifts to Tourism Minister 21st August, 2023. Ministry’s Conference Hall, Kingharman, Road, Freetown.

The Professional Chef Association of Sierra Leone have presented gifts and the trophy won in the just concluded West African Food Festival (WAFFest) in Nigeria to the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Nabeela Tunis. The Chefs also used the occasion to update the Minister on the outcome of the competition where they came second in cake[…]

Tourism Ministry, Line MDAs Conduct Monitoring to Tackle Encroachment on Aberdeen Ramsar site

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, together with the Ministries of Land and Environment and the National Protected Area Authority (NPAA) have conducted a joint inter-ministerial monitoring exercise regarding the massive encroachment on the Aberdeen Ramsar site. Aberdeen Ramsar site is a designated wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention. The site is recognized for[…]

Minister & Deputy Tourism Minister Participate in Orientation Workshop for Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers

The Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Nabeela Tunis and her Deputy, Kadijatu Grace Kamara have joined other Ministers of government in an orientation workshop spare headed by President Bio. The event dubbed “Public Service System Retreat” was initiated by President Bio in his first term in office with the aim to alter the dynamics between political[…]