First Annual “Report to the Salone People” from the U.S. Embassy

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First Annual “Report to the Salone People” from the U.S. Embassy

The United States Embassy in Sierra Leone is delighted to announce the release of the inaugural “Report to the Salone People.” This pivotal report symbolizes the strength and depth of the partnership between the United States and Sierra Leone, covering our collaborative efforts in vital areas such as democracy and governance, health, and economic growth …

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Fulbright Fellowship Launches for 2025/2026 Academic Year

We are now accepting Fulbright Fellowship applications for the 2025/2026 academic year. There is a new process to apply this year. Unlike in prior years, for this cycle the application process is entirely online, and applicants no longer need to drop off their application packets at the Embassy or one of the American Spaces. Applicants …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Sierra Leone

The U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone is monitoring reports of gunshots and explosions in the vicinity of the Wilberforce Barracks. The Government of Sierra Leone has instituted a nationwide curfew. The U.S. Embassy has instructed staff to shelter in place and monitor local media and government reports.

United States Ambassador Supports Sierra Leonean Community Projects

Press Release For Immediate Release November 14, 2023 U.S. Embassy in Freetown United States Ambassador Supports Sierra Leonean Community Projects FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – In a ceremony held at the U.S. Embassy in Freetown today, United States Ambassador Bryan Hunt awarded grants totaling $40,000 to five non-profit organizations who are undertaking year-long projects to improve …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity – Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention

   Notice of Funding Opportunity   –   Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention As part of the PEPFAR Sierra Leone support for HIV Epidemic Control in Sierra Leone the US Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program, DHAPP Sierra Leone works with foreign military programs and is letting all interested parties know that it has funding available to …

Ambassador Bryan Hunt was in Bo for the past couple of days

Ambassador Bryan Hunt is in Bo for the next couple of days. The Ambassador has already met with the Resident Minister South, Mayor of Bo City, the District Council Chairman and the Paramount Chief of Kakua Chiefdom. They discussed the importance of ensuring that local government is inclusive and responsive to citizens in building national …

Ambassador Hunt Remarks for 2023 Mosquito Net Mass Distribution Campaign Launch Event

For Immediate Release November 3, 2023 U.S. Embassy in Freetown Ambassador Hunt Remarks for 2023 Mosquito Net Mass Distribution Campaign Launch Event Honorable Minister, Representatives from Development Partners, Distinguished guests, Esteemed Colleagues and Friends, Ladies and gentlemen, Sierra Leone’s democracy and its prosperity are inextricably intertwined with the health of its population.  For too long, …