Billionaire Entrepreneur, Dr. Victor Roberts whose DNA result confirms his Sierra Leonean lineage has been made honorary Paramount Chief of Sittia Chiefdom, Bonthe District. The ceremony took place in Bonthe Sherbro Island. Here is an account of the event. His face beams with happiness as he went through the traditional rites. Little did he imagine that after […]
Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (MTCA) in partnership with one of the leading tour operators in the country known as Visit Sierra Leone (VSL) has on December 9th, 2019 held a press conference to update the public on plans to host the reputable BUDAPEST-BAMAKO Rally (B-BR 2020) as its final destination. Held at the[…]
As part of the tourism promotion drive, Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (MTCA) has on December 6st 2019 played host to the Lead Coordinator of the February 2020 Budapest-Bamako Rally, Mr. Andrew G. Szabo from Hungary Held at the Hon. Minister of MTCA’s office in Freetown, the CEO of Visit SL, Mr. Binbola Carol[…]
On Tuesday, 26/11/2019, there was a friendly gathering of senior soviet politicians, international diplomats and seasoned business executives somewhere in Centre Moscow. In the midst of the tasty noise occasioned by the clinking of glasses, amidst the glitz and glamour of the glossy gathering, there was one man who had his mind fixed on just one thing……![…]
Shout Climate Change Africa, a non- governmental organization that has high stock of professional mix of expert in various field ranging from climate change to other environmental and development issues, has awarded the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Dr. Memunatu Pratt, the “Minister of the year” award, which was handed over to her by His Excellency[…]
The Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs as a panelist in the First Regional Congress on Women’s Empowerment in the Tourism Sector in Accra, Ghana. The Congress aims to discuss strategies and actions to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment in tourism.
Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs has embarked on a nationwide assessment of natural, historic and cultural sites. The process which started on Friday, November 16, 2019, saw five teams comprising officials of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, the National Tourist Board, Monuments and Relics Commission and other stakeholders visiting various sites in[…]
Seventeen (17) Descendants of African Americans tracing their DNAs to Sierra Leone currently visiting Sierra Leone.
Stories of indigenous resistance to the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, as important as they are, are not well documented. There are places in Sierra Leone where the indigenes devised strategies to forestall the excesses of slave dealers. One such place is Old Yagala. Sitting on the hills of Wara Wara Yagala Chiefdom in Koinadugu district, northern Sierra Leone,[…]