The Sierra Leone Bar Association has awarded the Chief Executive Officer of the Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire, Ambassador Anthony Navo Jr. for his continued commitment to promoting justice and the rule of law through responsible journalism.

The Bar Association further recognised Amb. Navo’s contributions to the media landscape in Sierra Leone as a testament to his tireless efforts to make a positive impact in his community.

Under Ambassador Navo’s leadership, AYV Media Empire has become a beacon of hope for independent and quality journalism in Sierra Leone. His unwavering dedication to empowering young people and giving them a platform to tell their stories has inspired a new generation of journalists and media professionals.

Amb. Navo Jr. is a recipient of various national and international awards including the Most Credible Africans Award; Man of the Year Award from the Women’s Group – Sisters Choice; Lifetime Achievement Award from National Entertainment, Most Influential Person of the Year – Sierra Leone, and host of others.

He is a receipt of the 10 Most Outstanding Sierra Leoneans Award – a recognition given out by Chosen Generation Sierra Leone – a group of young Sierra Leonean professionals.

Amb Navo Jr. was among the first Sierra Leone recipients of the Most Credible Africans Award. The list, compiled by Reputation Poll International (RPI), a leading reputation management and public relations consultancy firm, recognises individuals who have made significant contributions to their respective fields and have built a strong reputation.
This award is a testament to the contributions that Amb Navo Jr. makes to the African continent.

It highlights his achievements and his work to improve the lives of others and make a positive impact in the world. Amb Navo Jr. has been credited as an inspiration to all Africans and a source of hope and great pride.

The Sierra Leone’s business magnate, Amb Anthony Navo Jr. is also a distinguished recipient of the African Achievers Awards, as “African Media Entrepreneur of the Year”, for his unprecedented and unparalleled contributions to the development of the media landscape in the West African country.

From a small project, which started with a newspaper and 19 staff, today AYV Media Empire is the largest private media investment in Sierra Leone comprising newspaper, printing press (machines), film production, television stations, radio station and employing over 500 Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad.

It is the only Sierra Leonean owned television station with a media house in London.

Amb. Navo Jr. has invested single-handedly over 10 million United States dollars in AYV Media Empire with the recent construction of a multi – million-dollar complex hosting the Housemates – Salone (a leading reality tv show in the sub-region).