News & Events

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone (October 4, 2020)  Location:  Central Freetown and Makeni, Sierra Leone  Event: Former President Ernest Bai Koroma will be questioned by the Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday, October 5. Street closures and spontaneous demonstrations are possible. U.S. Embassy personnel have been advised to avoid the area and remain alert while travelling.  Actions to Take:  Avoid the areas that may be affected by this event which include, ...
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Community Health Officer Management and Leadership Training Program Graduation

On August 28, U.S. Ambassador Maria Brewer proudly joined representatives from the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation to acknowledge 30 graduates of the Community Health Officer Management and Leadership Training Program. The graduates, working in Pujehun and Bonthe districts, are serving critical roles in supporting the COVID-19 response in their respective communities, health ...
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Travel Advisory: Sierra Leone – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

The U.S. Department of State updated the Travel Advisory for Sierra Leone due to COVID-19 on August 31, 2020.  See the  updated Travel Advisory  and the  U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone’s COVID-19 page  for additional information. Reconsider travel to Sierra Leone due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Sierra Leone 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 ...
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Travel Advisory: Sierra Leone – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

The U.S. Department of State updated the Travel Advisory for Sierra Leone due to COVID-19 on August 6, 2020.  See the updated Travel Advisory and the U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone’s COVID-19 page for additional information. Reconsider travel to Sierra Leone due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Sierra Leone due to crime. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease ...
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