AWARENESS TIMES
Sierra Leone News & Information

State House | Press Union | Lumley Beach | AllAfrica | SL-Web

www.awarenesstimes.com

  Giving Knowledge to the People
welcome to sierra leone's premier news source
Last Updated: Feb 24th, 2016 - 17:05:52 
Front Page 
 
 NEWS
 Breaking News
 Local News
 Politics
 Photo News
 Video News
 
 EDITORIALS
 
 FROM OUR TEAM
 
 COMMENTS & OPINIONS
 Moiie's Column
 
 SPECIAL REPORTS
 Afsatu Kabba
 
 FEATURES
 
 ENTERTAINMENT
 
 PROFILES
 Role Models
 Awareness Lady
 Common Man
 
 THE ECONOMY
 
 NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
 Special Messages
 Legal Matters
 Obituaries
 
 PAID SUPPLEMENTS
 
 ADVERTISEMENTS
 
 SATIRE
Search


Published online by
Sylvia Blyden Dot Com

17 Garrison Street,
Freetown,
Sierra Leone.
Tel: +232-77-772001
Tel: +232-88-321000
Tel: +232-76-350077
Tel: +232-30-321001
Email:
editor@news.sl
Website:
www.awarenesstimes.com

NEWS : Local News  

Sierra Leone News : U.S. Ambassador visits AYV Media Empire
By Our Correspondent
Feb 24, 2016, 17:14
Email this article
 Printer friendly page

The Ambassador of the United States of America to Sierra Leone has, in his official capacity as the representative of President Obama on Sierra Leone soil, paid his first visit to a media institution since his arrival in Sierra Leone. He chose the Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire as the point of his maiden visit to a media house. As befitted such an august occasion, the AYV’s board, management and staff welcomed Ambassador John Hoover in a grand style.


He was taken on a conducted tour of the infrastructure and general facilities of the media empire and he could not resist the urge to comment that he was very much surprised over what he saw.


The Ambassador assured the AYV team that his office was open to partnership with an independent media like the AYV especially in the area of civic education.


He urged the institution’s staff to stay independent to maintain its credibility locally and internationally.


Formally welcoming the Ambassador to the media empire was the Acting General Manager of AYV, Dr. Victor Suma who said the AYV was happy to host the first gentleman of the United States Embassy in Sierra Leone.


He highlighted that from a humble beginning with just a newspaper in 2011, AYV has dramatically produced a radio station, a television station and a printing press.

 

“The brain behind the AYV dream is a young business entrepreneur in the person of Anthony Navo (Jnr) whose passion to promote young people and media in Sierra Leone is beyond imagination,” Dr. Suma noted.


He highlighted the successes, challenges, and future plans of the AYV, noting that the AYV is ready to partner with the U.S Embassy on several fronts.


© Copyright by Awareness Times Newspaper in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Top of Page

Latest Headlines
NEWS
Sierra Leone and Brazil Advance Bilateral Relations in Korea
Sierra Leone News : MMCE&T on Curriculum Review
Sierra Leone News : Camco Ends Public Disclosure Meetings in Tonkolili
EDITORIALS
Sierra Leone: Why Always Port Loko? Why? Why?
$200,000 AFCOM Scandal: Why VP Foh Must Be Very Careful
Front Page Editorial Advise... Tiffy Tiffy AFCOM's $200,000 Fake VSAT Contract & Hon VP Foh
FROM OUR TEAM
APOLOGY FOR DELAY IN WEBSITE NEWS UPDATES
Rogue Judiciary Catalysed Civil War - Sierra Leone Citizens
Sierra Leone News: Awareness Times Newspaper is back after Holiday Break
COMMENTS & OPINIONS
Hon. Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden Writes to her Officers at the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender & Children's Affairs on Plans to Contract over 600 Young People
Awareness Times Reacts as Deputy Social Welfare Minister Rugiatu Neneh Turay References Us Whilst Publicly Challenging Government Policy & Her Boss right on her Facebook page
Abdul Malik Bangura writes Osman J. Conteh (OJC) over Claims of Partiality against Deputy Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs Minister
SPECIAL REPORTS
Sierra Leone Cabinet Minister Calls On Police to Investigate Conspiracy to Defraud Donor Funds
Sierra Leone President’s Wife Denies being Infected by Ebola
Mr. Edward Babatunde Blyden Located: We Give God the Glory!
FEATURES
Who is Theresa May: A Profile of UK's New Female Prime Minister
Quotable Quote: Kamarainba on Dr. Sylvia Blyden
WHEN PRESIDENT KOROMA PROMISES HE DELIVERS-HEALTH MINISTER TELLS WATERLOO PEOPLE
ENTERTAINMENT
ALONZO : TALK ABOUT SALONE
PROFILES
OJU Wilson - Your contribution to the Human Rights Struggle and the Rule of Law will never be forgotten
Sierra Leone Politics : Alhaji Osman Foday Yansaneh, a Muslim Steering an all-inclusive APC Secretariat
TRIBUTE TO DR. V R WILLOUGHBY
THE ECONOMY
Sierra Leone Investment: Hon. Turay Cajoles UNESCO Investors
NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
World Vision pledges support to ending early marriage in Sierra Leone
That Very Serious Bias Against the North:An Urgent Need to Re-Draw Administrative Boundaries.
Honourable Minister Dr. Sylvia Blyden Thanks UNICEF
PAID SUPPLEMENTS
Sierra Leone Health Ministry Hails International Insurance Company
Sierra Rutile in Advertorial on its activities
ADVERTISEMENTS
EBOLA Breaking ‘NEWS’ - Do you seek good for Kenema & Kailahun?
SATIRE
RETRACTION!!
SPECIAL POEM : A Tale of 2 Women
SLPP, be Grateful to Lt. Maada Bio

Copyright © 2005 - 2010, Awareness Times Sierra Leone; All Rights Reserved.
Hosted & Designed by West Africa Dot Net