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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy (Freetown, Sierra Leone)  (January 14, 2020) 

Location: Brookfields, Freetown Event: Reports indicate there are currently violent confrontations between APC and SLPP supporters near APC headquarters in Brookfields. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area today. Additionally, there is an increased amount of police in the area tasked with maintaining order. Expect the increased personnel and confrontations to congest traffic ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Freetown

Location: Sierra Leone Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay ...
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Media Advisory: Travel Advisory for Sierra Leone Remains at Prior Year Level

The U.S. Department of State annually reviews and reissues travel advisories for every country. The information is provided to help travelers assess the risks of international travel and know what steps to take to ensure their safety while traveling. The travel advisory for Sierra Leone, reissued today, remains at Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution. This ...
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TechWomen 2020!

From September to October 2020, TechWomen will bring 108 women from 21 countries to the San Francisco Bay Area to participate in a professional mentorship and exchange program that empowers and connects women in STEM. If you are: An emerging professional woman in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) Interested in connecting and collaborating with ...
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USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Meeting With the Honourable Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, Ph.d., Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone

On November 19, 2019, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met in Washington, D.C., with The Honourable Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, Ph.D., Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone. Administrator Green and Vice President Jalloh spoke about Sierra Leone’s strong leadership in the health sector, particularly in preventing further outbreaks of Ebola. ...
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