Deputy Minister of Communication, Technology and Innovation, Salima Monorma Bah, has recently held discussions with mobile companies in Sierra Leone to ensure the delivery of quality and affordable services to the public. The minister has expressed her full support for the country’s digital content creators, aiming to expand the space and make it impactful for both creators and audiences.
During the discussions, the minister engaged with the leadership of Qcell Sierra Leone and Orange Sierra Leone to explore opportunities for collaboration in improving the accessibility and affordability of mobile and internet services. These collaborations align with the government’s agenda for digital transformation and its commitment to empowering youth through digital skills.
The deputy minister emphasized the importance of creating a pipeline from digital skills to youth empowerment, highlighting the potential for job creation and economic growth in Sierra Leone’s digital sector. By working closely with mobile companies, the government aims to ensure that all citizens have access to high-quality and affordable digital services that can contribute to the country’s development.
This engagement between the deputy minister and mobile companies reflects the government’s commitment to enhancing digital infrastructure and promoting a digital economy in Sierra Leone. By fostering partnerships and collaboration, the government aims to create an enabling environment for innovation and entrepreneurship in the digital space.