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