Ambassador Maria Brewer spoke at the opening of the Empower Africa Agriculture Trade Mission on November 5, 2019

Ambassador Maria Brewer spoke at the opening of the Empower Africa Agriculture Trade Mission on November 5, 2019.  Ambassador Brewer stated, “The U.S. Mission in Freetown places a priority on creating sustainable prosperity in Sierra Leone.  We support strengthening capacity in the agricultural sector to reduce malnutrition, hunger and poverty, while adapting to environmental changes ... Read More»

Ambassador Brewer congratulate the Government of Sierra Leone on passing the 2020 MCC Scorecard

Ambassador Maria Brewer met with President Julius Maada Bio this morning and offered her congratulations to Sierra Leone on the occasion of passing the 2020 Millennium Challenge Corporation – MCC  Scorecard. Ambassador Brewer stated, “I am pleased to congratulate the Government of Sierra Leone on passing the 2020 MCC Scorecard. In many significant areas, including Girls Primary Education Completion Rates ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone (October 30, 2019)

Location: Near Fourah Bay College, Mount Aureol, Freetown Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place today, at or near Fourah Bay College related to student elections. US government personnel are advised to avoid roads to and from Fourah Bay College until after 4:00 pm local time. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Monitor local media for updates. ... Read More»

Ambassador Maria Brewer Visit Njala University.

Ambassador Maria Brewer visiting Njala University, where she recently met with the Aquaculture team and representatives of SkyFox, a USAID grantee. Together, they are developing new business opportunities and resources for fish farming, helping provide access to markets for women and youth entrepreneurs.   Read More»

Ambassador Brewer met with Sierra Leone Correctional Services Officials

  Ambassador Brewer met with Sierra Leone Correctional Services (SLCS) officials upon their return from a U.S. government-sponsored two-week training at the International Corrections Management Training Center in Colorado. This is the fourth Sierra Leonean delegation to participate in an advanced “Corrections Institutional Management” course. Participants highlighted the importance of respecting the human rights of ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone (September 19, 2019)

Location: Government Center, Tower Hill, Freetown, Sierra Leone US Embassy, Southridge/Hill Station, Freetown, Sierra Leone Other Diplomatic Missions, Freetown, Sierra Leone Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place today, September 19, 2019.  Reports on social media and on the radio are reporting there are planned demonstrations at the State House, U.S. Embassy and other diplomatic missions. ... Read More»

Ambassador Maria Brewer joined President Julius Maada Bio who formally launched the National Action Plan for Health Security(NAPHS).

On September 12, Ambassador Maria Brewer joined President Julius Maada Bio, who formally launched the National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS). The NAPHS is a road map for building capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to public health threats. Ambassador Brewer focused her remarks on the coordinated response to the Ebola epidemic, which was ... Read More»

Notice on use of foreign currency while in Sierra Leone – U.S. Embassy Freetown August 29, 2019

  In a public notice dated August 20, the Bank of Sierra Leone announced a prohibition on conducting business in foreign currency. The notice applies to both quoting prices and making payments in any currency other than Leones (Le), and references the Bank of Sierra Leone Act of 2019. The prohibition went into effect immediately, ... Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone

SECURITY NOTICE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE No. 08-19 Subject: Election Security Alert Date: August 23, 2019 Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone Location: Greater Freetown Area: Goderich, Hamilton and vicinity of Number Two Event: Bi-elections will be held in Constituency 110 on Saturday August 24, 2019. ... Read More»

Africell reaffirms its relationship with OPIC at Sierra Leone meeting

  Africell reaffirms its relationship with OPIC at Sierra Leone meeting Africell and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation signed $100m financing commitment in November 2018 and concluded finance agreement in May 2019 OPIC is the development finance vehicle of the U.S. Government Freetown, Sierra Leone; August 6, 2019 – Africell Holding Limited (“Africell”) today reaffirmed ... Read More»

UNITED STATES STRATEGY ON WOMEN, PEACE, AND SECURITY

UNITED STATES STRATEGY ON WOMEN, PEACE, AND SECURITY JUNE 2019 Table of Contents Introduction…………………………………………………………………………2 The Strategic Challenge…………………………………………………………..4 The Theory of Change: A National Strategy on Women, Peace and Security………………………………………………………………… 5 Line of Effort 1………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 6 Line of Effort 2………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 8 Line of Effort 3………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 10 Line of Effort 4………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 12 Metrics and Targets………………………………………………………………15 Resourcing and ... Read More»

Happy Birthday, America!

At the U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone, we commemorated the 243rd anniversary of our Independence Day last week with guests from government, civil society, business, media, academia, and the arts. Honorable Alhaji Kanja Sesay, Minister of Energy, & Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation charmed the room with a speech and a toast ... Read More»

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and WHO Conduct Full Scale Simulation Exercise “Operation Lion Mountain”

United States Mission Sierra Leone Public Affairs Office Press Release June 21, 2019 Freetown Contact: Emily Royse Green Tel: 099105000 Ministry of Health and Sanitation, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and WHO Conduct Full Scale Simulation Exercise “Operation Lion Mountain” The Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS), with support from the U.S. Centers ... Read More»

Statement on political tensions

  Statement on political tensions Freetown, 4 June 2019 In the context of increasing political tension in Sierra Leone, we the undersigned call for calm and for the establishment of a meaningful dialogue to reduce these tensions. Maria Brewer, U.S. Ambassador Guy Warrington, British High Commissioner Catherine Campbell, Irish Ambassador Tom Vens, EU Ambassador Horst ... Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone

Location: APC headquarters and Government Center-area in Freetown, Sierra Leone Event: Violent confrontations currently reported between APC supporters and the police at the APC headquarters.  Additionally, there is an increased amount of police in both areas tasked with maintaining order.  Expect the increased security personnel and confrontations to congest traffic in central Freetown. Actions to ... Read More»

Ramadan Kareem!

Religious tolerance in Sierra Leone is essential to its ongoing peace, functional government and diverse society. Ambassador Brewer welcomed clerics and members of the Muslim and Christian communities in Freetown for an interfaith iftar on the 30th of May, 2019. Sheikh Abu Bakarr Conteh presided over the event. Each year for the past decade during ... Read More»

Minister of Education Visits United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Funded and CRS implemented McGovern Dole International Food for Education

United States Mission Sierra Leone Public Affairs Office Press Release May 28, 2019 Freetown Contact: Emily Royse Green Tel: 099105000 Minister of Education Visits United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Funded and CRS implemented McGovern Dole International Food for Education and Nutrition Project On May 21, 2019, Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education, Mr. ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Representative opens CHAMPS Office and breaks ground for new laboratory in Makeni

United States Mission Sierra Leone  Public Affairs Office Press Release Freetown                                                                                                            May 9, 2019 Contact: Emily Royse Green Tel: 099105000 U.S. Embassy Representative opens CHAMPS Office and breaks ground for new laboratory in Makeni U.S. Embassy Representative Mr. Carlton Philadelphia opened a new CHAMPS (Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance) Office on the grounds ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Freetown

Location:  Freetown, Countrywide  Event:  Independence Day celebrations will take place over the extended holiday weekend.  Expect crowded conditions at public events. Actions to Take: Avoid Crowds Be Aware of Your Surroundings Monitor Local Media for updates Assistance: U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone +(232) 99100 5000 +(232) 99905029 (after hours) consularfreetown@state.gov U.S. Embassy Freetown Website State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Visits School of Midwifery in Makeni

U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria E. Brewer, announced the opening of a new skills lab, library and computer lab at the School of Midwifery (SOMM) in Makeni. The U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (www.HRSA.gov) with support from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS relief (PEPFAR) carried out the necessary renovations, procurement and ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Cuts Ribbon for the first ever Insectary in Makeni

On Friday 12 April 2019, the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria E. Brewer, gave remarks at the official opening of Sierra Leone’s first Vector-borne Disease Insectary and Laboratory (VDIL) in a ribbon-cutting ceremony officiated by the Honorable Minister of Health, Professor Alpha T. Wurie. VDIL was developed with the support of the United States ... Read More»

U.S. Coast Guard Vessel “Thetis” Rescues Two Fishermen in the Gulf of Guinea

      U.S. Coast Guard Vessel “Thetis” Rescues Two Fishermen in the Gulf of Guinea  GULF OF GUINEA — The U.S. Coast Guard Vessel called the “Thetis” (WMEC-910) conducted a rescue-at-sea of two fishermen, who were presumed dead, approximately 40 miles south of Sierra Leone in the Gulf of Guinea, March 14, 2019. Watchstanders ... Read More»

President Bio Speaks to Corporate Council on Africa During Trip to United States

During his March 2019 trip to the United States, President Bio traveled to Boston, Massachusetts and Washington DC. He spoke at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In Boston, our U.S. Embassy Freetown Economics Section organized an investors round table breakfast where the Chief Minister and other VIP speakers addressed American senior executives and ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Hands Over Personal Protective Equipment to the RSLAF

  United States Mission Sierra Leone Office of Security Cooperation Press Release Freetown                                                                                                                     March 6, 2019 Contact: Emily Royse Green Tel: 099 105 500 U.S. Ambassador Hands Over Personal Protective Equipment to the RSLAF On Thursday, 28 February 2019, the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria E. Brewer, handed over Personal Protective Equipment ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy welcomes members of Bloomington, Indiana Fire Department for exchange program.

U.S. Embassy Freetown welcomed a group of four firefighters from Bloomington, Indiana as part of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) reciprocal exchange program. The trip was designed and implemented by Sierra Leone Mandela Washington Fellowship alumnus Eastina Taylor, who works for BBC Media Action. The firefighters spent one week in Freetown training the National Fire Force, meeting with high level officials in the national ... Read More»

Demonstrations related to political events in Sierra Leone 

Demonstrations related to political events in Sierra Leone are planned for the central business district of Freetown from December 29-31, 2018. Gloucester Street, Wallace Johnson Street, Shaika Steven Street, Lamaina Sankoh Street and the State Avenue area are expected to be affected by the demonstrations.  Expect traffic congestion and an increased police presence in the area to ... Read More»

USAID’s Achievement in Promoting Infection Prevention Control in Sierra Leone

United States Mission Sierra Leone Press Release Freetown December 19, 2017 Contact: Emily Green Tel: 099 105 500 ext. USAID’s Achievement in Promoting Infection Prevention Control in Sierra Leone On December 19th 2018, International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with Njala University hosted a graduation ceremony ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Bureh Beach Party

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone (December 8-9, 2018) Location: Bureh Beach Event:  December 8 to December 9, 2018, a Sierra Leone political organization is hosting a large beach party.  As with any large gathering, there is a risk of increased petty crime, including pickpocketing.  If travelling south of Freetown, exercise caution and ... Read More»

United States Department of Agriculture and Catholic Relief Services Launch Newest Phase of McGovern-Dole School Lunch Program in Sierra Leone

United States Mission Sierra Leone Public Affairs Office Press Release November 28, 2018 Freetown Contact: Emily Royse Green Tel: 099105000 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Launch Newest Phase of McGovern-Dole School Lunch Program in Sierra Leone On November 28, 2018, U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone Maria E. Brewer gave ... Read More»

Protest Alert – U.S. Embassy Sierra Leone

Location:  Moriba Village (Southeast of Bo, Southern Region), Sierra Leone Event: Local authorities have notified the Embassy of continuing protests in the area of Moriba Village in the southern region of Sierra Leone.  The protests are related to an ongoing strike at the Sierra Rutile mine.  Roads may be blocked.  A Town Hall meeting was ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone

Locations: Lumley and Juba areas of Freetown Event: Civil disorder is expected to continue in Lumley and Juba this evening, Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  There is a large police and military presence in these areas.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid these areas. Actions to take: –         Avoid Lumley and Juba neighborhoods –         Monitor local media ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Maria Brewer signed grant agreements

On October 12, U.S. Ambassador Maria Brewer signed grant agreements totaling $60,000 with eleven community organizations working to improve economic and social conditions at the local level through the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program. The funds will support projects in nine districts to help them withstand economic and social hardship. The projects will provide agricultural inputs ... Read More»

Sierra Leone’s Path of Resilience – Helping Democracy Deliver

AUTHOR: Mariama Keita U.S. Ebola recovery investments in health in Sierra Leone will help millions of women, children and communities grow and thrive. As USAID Transforms lives, Sierra Leone is committed to inclusive development and we celebrate the successful presidential, parliamentary, and local-level peaceful election processes in March 2018 were a vital step forward in ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires swears in 54 Peace Corps volunteers in Port Loko

On Friday, August 24, Chargé d'Affaires Tomekah Burl swore in 54 new Peace Corps volunteers in Sierra Leone. Their work will focus on secondary education and health. Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Alie Kabba also welcomed the volunteers and congratulated them on their service. The ceremony took place at the Peace Corps Training site in ... Read More»

Happy Birthday, America!

At the U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone, we commemorated the 242nd anniversary of our Independence Day last week with guests from government, civil society, business, media, academia, and the arts. In her remarks, Ambassador Maria Brewer noted how our two nations are united by history, common values, and a commitment to democracy. Minister of Foreign ... Read More»

2018 Mandela Washington Fellows from Sierra Leone

Introducing the 2018 Cohort of Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellows from Sierra Leone! These young leaders will travel to the United States to hone their skills at a U.S. higher education institution with support for professional development after they return home. Institutes focus on leadership and skills development in one of three ... Read More»

New Lab at Midwifery School Commissioned

The U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria E Brewer, has commissioned a new Library and Skills Laboratory at the National School of Midwifery in Freetown. The donation is part of the Resilient and Responsive Health Systems (RRHS) initiative, a five year grant of $9.5M, which is made available through the Health Resources and Services Ad-ministration. ... Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone (May 12, 2018)

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone (May 12, 2018) Location: Sierra Leone, countrywide Event: Presidential Inauguration celebrations will take place on Saturday, May 12th, in Sierra Leone.  The official ceremony will be held at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Spontaneous celebrations will likely take place throughout ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassadors Meet with President Bio on Topics of Security and Economic Wellbeing

U.S. Ambassador Alexander Laskaris, the Deputy Commander for Civil-Military Engagement at United States Africa Command (AFRICOM), held high-level meetings in Freetown yesterday as part of a series of engagements across West Africa. At the pinnacle of the visit, Ambassador Laskaris, along with the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria Brewer, met with His Excellency the ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Freetown

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone (January 25-26, 2018) Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Freetown, Sierra Leone: Freetown, Downtown National Electoral Commission Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on January 25 and 26, 2018 beginning at 9 a.m.  On the 25th, Sierra ... Read More»

Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA)

HR    HR/OE is deploying Electronic Recruitment Application. ERA is an electronic applicant management system powered by Monster.com. It will allow Human Resources professionals at Missions overseas to easily identify quality candidates from large pools of online applicants. It is a compliant, flexible, proven applicant tracking solution that automates end-to-end hiring process. Most-of-all, ERA eliminates the need for paper-based ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Political Rallies throughout Freetown

October 11, 2017 The U.S. Embassy has learned that political rallies are ongoing throughout Freetown, especially in the downtown area, at this time.  Should you find yourself in an area where a rally is occurring, you should leave the area as soon as possible.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate ... Read More»

USAID Supports Landmark Achievement in Infection Prevention Control

United States Mission Sierra Leone Public Affairs Office Press Release Freetown                                                                                                                  October 5, 2017 Contact: Emily Royse Green Tel: 099 105 500 ext. 5211 USAID Supports Landmark Achievement in Infection Prevention Control On October 5th 2017, the University of Sierra Leone College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, and Njala University graduated their first ever ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Launches Intermediate Class of Disease Detectives

                                                                                             United States Mission Sierra Leone Public Affairs Office Press Release Freetown September 26, 2017 Contact: Emily Royse Green Tel: 099105000    U.S. Embassy Launches Intermediate Class of Disease Detectives On Tuesday, September 26, U.S. Ambassador Designate Maria Brewer attended the launch of Intermediate Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP). The FETP—run by the U.S. Centers ... Read More»

U.S. Government Suspends B1/B2 Visas to Sierra Leone Ministry of Foreign Affairs Officials and Immigration Officials

Press Release Freetown September 12, 2017 Contact: Emily Royse Green Tel: 099105000 U.S. Government Suspends B1/B2 Visas to Sierra Leone Ministry of Foreign Affairs Officials and Immigration Officials On Wednesday, September 13, the United States Embassy in Freetown, Sierra Leone will discontinue the issuance of B visas (temporary visitors for business or pleasure) to Ministry ... Read More»

How to help-donating to the mudslide response

United States Mission Sierra Leone  Public Affairs Office The U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone has compiled the following list of useful contribution resources for those looking to assist in the aftermath of the August 14 Mudslide and Flooding in Freetown One of the best ways to help, especially if you are outside Sierra Leone, is ... Read More»

U.S. Government Support for Mudslide and Flooding Disaster Response

                                                  United States Mission Sierra Leone                                                    Public Affairs Office   Press Release Freetown                                                                                                                                                                         August 23, 2017 Contact: Emily Royse Green Tel: 099105000 U.S. Government Support for Mudslide and Flooding Disaster Response The United States is bereaved by the loss of life due to the disastrous mudslide and flooding that took place ... Read More»

Acting Ambassador Laurie Meininger plants a tree on Sierra Leone National Tree Planting Day

The U.S. government partners with the Sierra Leone Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) and other ministries dedicated to the conservation of Sierra Leone’s fragile environment. The rapid and indiscriminant felling of trees is leading to  deforestation  of large parts of Sierra Leone, contributing to  soil erosion . This in turn has resulted in landslides and ... Read More»

2017 Sierra Leone Trafficking in Persons Report

The Government of Sierra Leone does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period; therefore, Sierra Leone remained on Tier 2. The government demonstrated increasing efforts by investigating and initiating prosecutions of ... Read More»

USAID Supports MSH/SIAPS To Strengthen Pharmaceutical Sector Post-Ebola

The availability of essential medicines to patients is vital for Sierra Leone’s health system. Towards this goal, USAID is supporting Management Sciences for Health (MSH) through Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceutical Services (SIAPS) to ensure that high quality medicines are reaching patients by providing leadership and development training for Directorate of Drugs and Medical ... Read More»

United States Government Extends Support for Infection Prevention and Control

On April 26, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed a memorandum of agreement with the University of Sierra Leone to establish IPC Phase 2, an academic program and mobile training on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC).  The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided $3 million to support this initiative. During the Ebola ... Read More»

U.S. Mission Supports Ebola-Affected Village

Dodo village, located in a remote part of Moyamba District, was devastated by the Ebola outbreak. Quarantines forced the villagers to eat most of their seeds and animals to survive. With financial support from the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program, Dodo Youth Farmer’s Association is rebuilding the community’s agriculture. Villagers have purchased tools, cultivated 20 acres ... Read More»

U.S. Government Partners to Train Healthcare Workers on New-born and Postnatal Care.

USAID is partnering with Concern Worldwide to train 165 healthcare workers ranging from volunteer assistants to midwives in nine health centers. The trainings are held on-site at health facilities to address the challenges and resources limitations that health care staff faces on a regular basis. Trained participants have expressed gratitude for the opportunity to learn ... Read More»

U.S. Mission Creates New Opportunities for Fishing Community

The Tassor Fish Mongers Association is creating new economic opportunities in Tissana, a coastal community in Moyamba District, with support from the U.S. Mission.  We visited the project site on February 13 and learned that community members have repaired 12 boats, mended and trimmed 750 meters of fishing net, reconstructed an oven facility for smoking ... Read More»

Check Out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Seven Sections are: Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions. U.S. Citizen Services – ... Read More»

Ambassador James’ Human Rights Messag

Heading: Ambassador James’ Human Rights Message Content Before: U.S. Ambassador James Entwistle’s message in Pidgin for this                           year’s International Human Rights Day. “Please make a pledge to stand up for                        the human rights of all Nigerians                      Read More»

Sierra Leone Travel Warning

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens against non-essential travel to Sierra Leone. The U.S. Department of State has already ordered the departure of family members residing with Embassy staff in Freetown to begin August 14, 2014. Read More»

Education and Professional Opportunities for Sierra Leone

Looking forward to 2015 and beyond, applications are now open for Educational and Professional Exchange Programs.  The Cultural Affairs Section encourages qualified students and emerging leaders from Sierra Leone to apply for the following scholarship and professional development programs. Fulbright Programs – graduate study scholarships Humphrey Fellowship Programs – post-graduate professional studies Young African Leaders ... Read More»

Unite to Fight Ebola!

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever is a deadly, but known enemy. This information is aimed at arming you, your family, and your community against Ebola. Sierra Leoneans that have survived the disease did so by getting medical attention early. Report any suspected cases to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation’s toll free call center (117). Please see ... Read More»

2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

On June 25, 2015, Secretary Kerry submitted the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (commonly known as the Human Rights Reports) to the U.S. Congress. The reports, now in their 39th year, are available at State.gov/humanrightsreports and HumanRights.gov/reports. Mandated by Congress, the Human Rights Reports help inform U.S. government policy and foreign assistance. They ... Read More»

Secretary Kerry Welcomes Special Court’s Decision

On September 26, Secretary Kerry said the Special Court of Sierra Leone appeal chamber’s decision to uphold conviction of former President of Liberia Charles Taylor has brought a measure of justice to the people of Sierra Leone, and helped to cement the foundation on which reconciliation can proceed. Secretary Kerry Welcomes Special Court’s Decision Read More»
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