Tourism Beach Clean-Up Exercise

1st March, 2024 In their relentless drive to keep the beaches clean and maintaining a serene hygienic environment, staff of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, the National Tourist Board and the Monument and Relics Commission have embarked on yet another robust cleaning and clearing of debris on Lumley-Aberdeen beach in Freetown. The cleaning […]

Installation of 110 solar lights

27th March, 2024 The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Edward Kwame Yankson on behalf of the Minister, Nabeela Tunis commissioned the installation of 110 solar lights along Lumley Beach front. The project which was supported by Leone Rock Metal Group was part of the Ministry’s broader objective to transform coastal […]

Record 1,651 Tourists Engage with Sierra Leone at ITB, Setting New Heights in Tourism

11th March 2024   The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and the National Tourist Board (NTB) unveiled an unprecedented achievement at a press conference hosted at the Ministry’s Kingharman Headquarters. A remarkable 1,651 tourists flocked to Sierra Leone’s Explore Freedom stand during the Internationale Tourismus-Borse Berlin (ITB) in Germany, marking a significant milestone in […]

Chef Fatmata Binta: A Culinary Pioneer in Nomadic Cuisine and Sustainability

In the dynamic world of culinary innovation, Chef Fatmata Binta has emerged as a pioneering force and influenced the culinary landscape with a harmonious blend of tradition, innovation, and a steadfast commitment to sustainability. Born into a nomadic Fulani tribe in Sierra Leone, Chef Binta’s culinary journey began with deep roots in West African flavors […]

Maria Bradford – Bridging Cultures through Sierra Leonean Cuisine

Maria Bradford’s culinary journey is a fascinating blend of her Sierra Leonean heritage, formal training at Leiths School of Food and Wine, and a relentless passion for bringing the diverse flavors of Sierra Leone to the world. Nurturing a Culinary Identity Maria’s culinary odyssey commenced in the vibrant landscapes of Sierra Leone, where her childhood […]

Tourism Ministry Certifies 800 Women Entrepreneurs on Handicraft Skills

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs with support from World Bank, Sierra Leone Economic Diversification Project (SLEDP) has certified 800 women entrepreneurs trained by Madam Wokie. The women who had undergone months of training to develop craft, artisan and entrepreneurial skills in the tourism and hospitality industry received their certificates at a well-attended ceremony […]

Harnessing Tourism for Economic Growth, Nabeela Tunis Talks to AYV’s Inside Life Show

The Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Mrs. Nabeela Farida Tunis has in her interview with AYV’s Inside Life Television programme elaborated on the topic, Harnessing Tourism for Economic Growth. The interview was done in three folds at three different hospitality establishments, Leisure Lodge, Hotel Bamoi and Hotel Cabenda respectively. In line with the Travel […]

Show of International Confidence in the Destination, Tourism Ministry Welcome 690 Budapest-Bamako Freetown Rally Participants

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and its agencies (National Tourist Board, Monument and Relics Commission) have welcomed the first batch of 690 participants with 300 vehicles and motorbikes for the Budapest-Bamako Freetown Challenge finish line event at Gigibonta Car Park, Lumley Beach, Freetown. The participants including three Sierra Leoneans (Drizilik, Ibrahim Cole and […]

At Peace Museum, ECOWAS Parliamentarians Expressed Hope for the New Sierra Leone

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) lawmakers including the female caucus has commended the people of Sierra Leone for their courage of overcoming the civil war and expressed hope for the new Sierra Leone. They made this statement after having a conducted tour of the Peace Museum in Special Court where they were […]