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