Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and Telem Uncommon Sounds Nurturing partnership with the private sector in Sierra Leone. #explorefreedominsierraleone #tɔrizmnaɔlmanbiznɛss

  Context Telem Uncommon Sounds artists are pioneering a new wave of fresh sounds in Sierra Leone. With a revolutionary and unconventional style, Telem artists are blending existing genres like Bubu, Gumbe, and Milo jazz with experimental new techniques. Influences include Jazz, Blues, Neo-Soul, Bossa-Nova, Afro-Jazz, and Funk – and the music is blended with odd sounds, […]

MTCA, Line MDAs & Keios Consultants Validate Diagnostic Study of Sustainable Tourism Strategy Plan

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Line Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have held a virtual meeting with the consultants for the Tourism Strategy Plan, Keios consultants to validate the draft diagnostic study of the strategic plan for sustainable tourism. To address the wide range of opportunities and challenges facing the sector in a holistic manner,[…]



Developing the National Tourism Strategy Plan…Tourism Ministry, KEIOS Consultants Wrap Stakeholder Engagement in Freetown

As part of the nationwide consultation with stakeholders and also assessing the country’s touristic and heritage sites for the development of the National Tourism Strategy plan, the hospitality Ministry, the Tourist Board and KEIOS consultants with support from the World Bank Sierra Leone Economic Diversification Project (SLEDP) have held the ultimate engagement with stakeholders and key sector[…]



Tourism Ministry, KEIOS Consultants Visit Key Touristic Sites for the Development of National Tourism Strategy Plan

In continuation of their assessment of key touristic sites countrywide for the development of the Tourism Master Plan, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, the National Tourist Board together with the World Bank hired KEIOS consultants have visited prime touristic sites and held engagements at the communities with key stakeholders on the essence of their assessment.[…]



Tourism Ministry, KEIOS Consulting Begin Sites Assessment & Stakeholder Engagement for the Development of National Tourism Strategy Plan

Officials from the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs together with consultants from KEIOS Consulting have commenced the regional assessment of the country’s tourism products at Mamunta Mayasso Sanctuary and also held engagement with stakeholder at Makeni for the development of the Integrated Strategic National Tourism Masterplan. The exercise was aimed at producing a plan that will[…]



Tourism Minister Presides over Conferment of Sierra Leonean Citizenship to 50 African Americans

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Dr. Memunatu Pratt has upon the responsibility given to her by President Bio conferred Sierra Leonean citizenship to 50 diaspora African that traced their roots to Sierra Leone through African Ancestry. The ceremony was held at the National Museum in Freetown. Having signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with[…]



Ministry of Tourism marks UNWTO’s World Tourism Day

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs with support from the Sierra Leone Economic Diversification Project (SLEDP) on Tuesday 27th September 2022 celebrated the United Nations World Tourism Day. The theme for this year’s celebration “Rethinking Tourism: The impact of violence and conflict on tourism development in Sierra Leone” is a deliberate choice by the Ministry to help raise awareness among[…]



The First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Fatima Maada Bio has launched the 2022 Budapest-Bamako Freetown Rally at a Cocktail organised by the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and the National Tourist Board at Country Lodge Hotel in Freetown. Giving the opening remarks, the Director of Tourism at the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural[…]

Sierra Leone Scouts’ Association Pays Courtesy Call on Tourism Minister

Sierra Leone Scouts’ Association has on Monday 30th November, 2020 paid a courtesy visit to the Hon. Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs at her Kingharman Road office in Freetown. Giving a precise chronicle of the Sierra Leone Scouts’ Association (SLSA), the Association’s President, Sheikh Fomba A. Swaray,   said the Association was founded in 1909 at the[…]




  The Minister  of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Hon. Memunatu B. Pratt (Dr.) has on Sunday 29th November, 2020 attended one of Sierra Leone’s  best  entertainment reality T.V programmed called House Mates Salon Season-2 at the Africa Young Voices (AYV)  Media Empire complex, Tower Hill, Central part of Freetown. This program is a ‘Big Time’ Reality and[…]