News & Events

June is LGBTQ Pride Month

June is LGBTQ Pride Month – and an opportunity to recognize the human rights and dignity of all people. We were happy to meet June 23 with representatives of Sierra Leone’s Dignity Association. Pictured: (l-r) Political Counselor Paul Stucky, Dignity Country Coordinator Hudson Tucker, Charge d’Affaires Nathan Holt, and Dignity member Emmanuel Kemoh.
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Freetown

Location: Countrywide Event:  As of June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. on June 12, 2022, the CDC will no longer require air travelers to show ...
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U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation Delegation to Visit Sierra Leone, Advance Compact Development

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (June 13, 2022) – A delegation from the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) will arrive in the Republic of Sierra Leone today for a series of bilateral meetings designed to advance the development of the country’s first compact program – a large grant designed to facilitate economic growth. During the three-day ...
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11 Sierra Leoneans to participate in 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Press Release United States Mission in Sierra Leone Public Affairs Office Contact: Alhassan Jalloh Email: JallohA@state.gov 11 Sierra Leoneans to participate in 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Freetown, Sierra Leone (June 3, 2022) – U.S. Embassy Freetown is proud to announce that the following leaders will participate in the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship: ...
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U.S. Embassy Helps Sierra Leone Fight Malaria: Launch of Indoor Residual Spraying Campaign

For Immediate Release May 9, 2022 U.S. Embassy in Freetown Phone # JallohA@state.gov Email: PASFreetown@state.gov U.S. Embassy Helps Sierra Leone Fight Malaria:  Launch of Indoor Residual Spraying Campaign The Ministry of Health and Sanitation and the U.S. government’s  President’s Malaria Initiative  (PMI) have launched an indoor residual spraying (IRS) campaign that will protect over 670,000 people from malaria in Bo ...
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