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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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