02

Oct

As first day of Tourism Trade Show ends, greater prospects await Sierra Leone’s tourism Sector

Reversing the seemingly unending negative image of Sierra Leone is perhaps the most difficult task that the country’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs is faced with. It follows a decade long Civil War, an Ebola Epidemic and a natural disaster Mudslide. Tourism Minister, Memunatu Pratt was appointed a year and a half ago, she has been […]

05

Sep

Seminar on Applied Chinese Language for Officials from Developing Countries

Friday the 30 August 2019 38 Participants from 12 Countries gathered for the grand opening at the Beijing International Chinese College BICC in a Seminar on Applied Chinese Language for Officials from Developing Countries sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China. The Seminar on Applied Chinese Language is part of China’s multilateral[…]

05

Sep

Ministry of Tourism Holds National Consultative Meeting With Stakeholders.

The Ministry of Tourism has on Friday 30th August 2019 held a National Consultative Meeting for Practitioners of the Arts, Culture and Creative Industry at Miatta Conference Hall, Brookfield, Freetown With the theme: ” Harnessing our Cultural and Creative Industry for Sustainable Tourism Development”. Speaking on the theme, the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Madam Memunatu[…]

05

Sep

TOURISM MINISTER UNVEILS SALONE MUSIC FESTIVAL AND TOURISM BANNER

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs in partnership with a show-promoting group called Salone Music Festival and Tourism has held a press conference to launch upcoming music and Cultural jamboree with the theme: “National Peace and Cohesion Concert” at the Ministry’s conference hall in Freetown. Scheduled for December 7th this year, the unveiling took place on[…]

28

Dec

TOURISM AND AGRICULTURE MINISTRIES END THE NACT FESTIVAL ACROSS SL

It could be recalled that the Bonthe episode successfully took place from the 21st through 24th this year. Being the maiden edition and pilot phase, the said festival, according to the two Ministries mentioned above, primarily aims at actualizing President Bio’s New Direction Policy of promoting Tourism via agro-cultural activities. The National Agro-Cultural and Tourism (NACT) Festival[…]