Sierra Leone Post
The history of the Sierra Leone Postal Service started as far back as 1841 during the period of Jerome who established a village Post Office. On the 14th February 1990 The Post Office became a solely owned Government Parastatal, The Sierra Leone Postal Services (Limited), enjoying a corporate status as a Limited Liability Company under Cap 249 of the laws of Sierra Leone. The Sierra Leone Postal Services is a member of the Universal Postal Union, the Umbrella union of the postal services world wide. This union was founded in 1874 in Berne Switzerland and establishing a collective convention governing the International Postal Services. It is a specialized agency of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).SALPOST is also a member of the PANAFRICAN POSTAL UNION (PAPU) which links all African Postal Services together.