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Celebrating 60 years in Sierra Leone, U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn in

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, September 09,2022 – On its 60th Anniversary in Sierra Leone, U.S. Ambassador David Reimer swore in the latest cohort Peace Corps Volunteers at the Peace Corps Training Center in Kambia, in the presence of Honorable Ministers of Health & Sanitation, Dr. Austin Demby, Resident Minister northwest region, Alhaji Alpha Khan, and Deputy ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: New Airport Security Fee

Effective immediately, all inbound and outbound passengers from international airports in Sierra Leone are required to pay a $25 airport security fee prior to travel.  Payment can be made online at  http://securipass.sl/ , via Orange Money or Afrimoney, or at any branch of United Bank for Africa (UBA) or Sierra Leone Commercial Bank (SLCB). ASSISTANCE:  U.S. ...
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DO YOU HAVE A PEACE CORPS STORY???

It is Peace Corps Sierra Leone’s 60th Anniversary year in Sierra Leone and we are looking for a few stories of how Peace Corps Volunteers impacted communities over the last 60 years for a short documentary film.  We hope to gather stories across the decades (the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, through today). If you ...
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U.S. Training Program Graduates 35 New “Disease Detectives” in Sierra Leone

                                          Press Release For Immediate Release August 29, 2022 U.S. Embassy in Freetown U.S. Training Program Graduates 35 New “Disease Detectives” in Sierra Leone FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – On August 29, 2022, U.S. Ambassador David Reimer joined the Ministry of Health and Sanitation leadership and other dignitaries to congratulate graduates of the Field Epidemiology Training ...
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