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 ...
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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 ...
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