Memunatu Pratt
Memunatu Pratt
Minister of Culture and Tourism
Sierra Leone

Hon. Dr Memunatu B. Pratt is an expert in the field of education, peace and security and pioneered the establishment of the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone. Prof, Pratt also served as a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department for 24 years. She was also a Visiting Professor to Hiroshima University and Hiroshima Peace builder’s Centre in Japan for over 7 years and also served as a Visiting Professor and resource person at several universities in Africa, Asia, Europe and the United States. Dr Pratt authored a number of publications and a recipient of the National Prestigious Insignia Award as Grand Officer of the Order of the Rokel (GOOR) from the Republic of Sierra Leone. Her philosophy as a Minister of Tourism is that everyone she meets, be young or old should know about the beautiful Sierra Leone and importunity it poses. Between the period 2018 to date the tourism industry experienced the highest growth rate in leisure visitors since the aftermath of the war. Today, her unique leadership style and competency has rendered Sierra Leone to be quoted by the most popular online publisher, ETurbo News as the must-visit emerging tourist destination.