Recently, my friend Mariatu Kargbo, a Sierra Leonean singer, joined volunteers in the fight against COVID in Beijing. She once trekked to the disaster area as a volunteer after 2008 Wenchuan earthquake & raised money for China at the beginning of pandemic. Give her the thumbs up! – Director-General, Department of African Affairs, MFA, China
I am so touched to see the message posted by the Director General of African Affairs from the PRC Foreign Ministry about my volunteer work here in China. I have been working hard to promote the image of Africa and Sierra Leone and I will continue to do my best. On behalf of my country, my family, friends and fans I want to share my thanks for your inspiration and encouragement. Thanks also to the people of China, the Chinese government and all my fellow volunteers. Together we are a great team. Xiexie! Mariatu, the Black Pearl of China and Africa.