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United States Signs $217 Million Agreement to Fund Power Plant

United States Signs $217 Million Agreement to Fund Power Plant July 27, 2021 FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – In a letter dated July 14, 2021, United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) committed to provide $217 million in debt financing for a new 83-megawatt power plant in Freetown. The Western Area Power Generation Project (WAPGP), sponsored ...
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Travel Advisory: Sierra Leone – Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do not travel to Sierra Leone due to COVID-19. Reconsider travel due to crime. Read the  Department of State’s COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Sierra Leone due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower ...
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U.S. Supports Bo School of Midwifery with New Skills Lab

  United States Mission Sierra Leone  Public Affairs Office   Press Release                                                                                                             June 10, 2021 U.S. Supports Bo School of Midwifery with New Skills Lab Bo, Sierra Leone- United States Ambassador David Reimer, along with Dr. Austin Demby, Minister of Health, and Dr. Alpha T. Wurie, Minister of Education, commissioned a new skills lab at ...
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U.S. Ambassador Urges Protection of Sierra Leone’s Oceans and Marine Ecosystems.

Press Release United States Mission in Sierra Leone Public Affairs Office Contact: Alhassan Jalloh JallohA@state.gov June 8,2021 U.S. Ambassador Urges Protection of Sierra Leone’s Oceans and Marine Ecosystems FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Banana Island, Sierra Leone – In a video celebrating June 8, World Ocean Day, United States Ambassador David Reimer urged the protection of Sierra Leone’s ...
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