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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone (September 19, 2019)

Location: Government Center, Tower Hill, Freetown, Sierra Leone US Embassy, Southridge/Hill Station, Freetown, Sierra Leone Other Diplomatic Missions, Freetown, Sierra Leone Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place today, September 19, 2019.  Reports on social media and on the radio are reporting there are planned demonstrations at the State House, U.S. Embassy and other diplomatic missions. ...
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Ambassador Maria Brewer joined President Julius Maada Bio who formally launched the National Action Plan for Health Security(NAPHS).

On September 12, Ambassador Maria Brewer joined President Julius Maada Bio, who formally launched the National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS). The NAPHS is a road map for building capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to public health threats. Ambassador Brewer focused her remarks on the coordinated response to the Ebola epidemic, which was ...
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Notice on use of foreign currency while in Sierra Leone – U.S. Embassy Freetown August 29, 2019

  In a public notice dated August 20, the Bank of Sierra Leone announced a prohibition on conducting business in foreign currency. The notice applies to both quoting prices and making payments in any currency other than Leones (Le), and references the Bank of Sierra Leone Act of 2019. The prohibition went into effect immediately, ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone

SECURITY NOTICE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE No. 08-19 Subject: Election Security Alert Date: August 23, 2019 Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone Location: Greater Freetown Area: Goderich, Hamilton and vicinity of Number Two Event: Bi-elections will be held in Constituency 110 on Saturday August 24, 2019. ...
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