Management of “Global Mercy Ships” on the 25th August, 2023 expressed appreciation for the continued support of one of the telecommunications service providers in the country, Africell – Sierra Leone.
Manager of Global Mercy Ships, Andreas Zimmergren, was very enthusiastic in meeting with the Management of Africell Sierra Leone expressing hope that they will work earnestly to build a solid healthy relationship. He further pointed out that it is a pleasure working with Africell, affirming that despite being away from the country, Africell has always been in close contact with them adding that their coming back to Sierra Leone shall be a win-win situation and the people of Sierra Leone shall benefit from their services.
According to one of the personalities onboard the Mercy Ships they will be in the country for another ten months, and during that period it is expected that they continue with the bilateral relationship they have nurtured with Africell Sierra Leone. They consider the company a “faithful friend and partner.”
The Manager of Africell Media, John Konteh tells his story about Mercy Ships way back in 1991. According to him he was suffering from chromium deficiency adding that he could recall that when he took the drugs the doctor offered he felt relieved. John also recalled when Mercy Ships docked back in 2000 after the war he was part of the welcoming team and a drummer of the music group that welcomed their arrival.
“My elder brother worked for Mercy Ships before he left for the States, so I am a living testimony of Mercy Ships,” John added.
The Africell Radio Station Manager, Abdul Karim Sesay, disclosed the huge collaboration with local media houses while encouraging their partner Mercy Ships not to hesitate to contact him whenever they need help with media coverage as he will coordinate it for them.
He also assured Mercy Ships of a mutually beneficial relationship further promising to look forward to working with Mercy Ships within these ten months, reiterating that Africell is mobile service provider nearly targeting six million people further maintaining that they are very impressed with the good work of Mercy Ships.