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Sierra Leone Declared Ebola Free

After the country was struck by the Ebola virus disease in May 2014, Sierra Leone Saturday 7 November was declared Ebola free by the World Health Organization (WHO) at a colorful ceremony at the Bintumani International conference Centre in Aberdeen, Freetown

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President Koroma Commissions Marine Surveillance Boat

President Ernest Bai Koroma Wednesday 11 November commissioned the newly acquired Fisheries Patrol Vessel FPV Sorie Ibrahim Koroma surveillance and research boat at the Queen Elizabeth 11 Quay, Berth One, Cline Town in Freetown.

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Published list of Financial Donors to Embassy of Sierra Leone Ebola Pandemic Response Fund

In the interest of transparency and accountability, the Embassy of Sierra Leone in Washington D.C. hereby publishes a list of Financial Donor Contributors to the Ebola Response Fund.

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Public Notice

Effective Monday 14th, July 2014, all CONSULAR PAYMENTS must be made by MONEY ORDER or BANK CHEQUE/S made payable to the Embassy of Sierra Leone. Transactions will include and not limited to payments for Visas both normal and expedited, payments for Emergency Travelling Certificates, Authentication of Documents etc.

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Welcome Message from H. E. Bockari Kortu Stevens

November Elections Will Be Free, Fair And Non-Violent

Just five years ago, the People of Sierra Leone went to the polls and placed their confidence in the then opposition party, electing its flag-bearer as the President. The elections were followed by a smooth transition of power from an incumbent in power for 11 years to a party in opposition for 15 years. Given that the country was emerging from an era of political and civil crises, the International Community was truly inspired by the ability of the people of Sierra Leone to rise above past challenges.

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President Koroma Commissions Marine Surveillance Boat

 President Koroma Commissions Marine Surveillance Boat

President Ernest Bai Koroma Wednesday 11 November commissioned the newly acquired Fisheries Patrol Vessel FPV Sorie Ibrahim Koroma surveillance and research boat at the Queen Elizabeth 11 Quay, Berth One, Cline Town in Freetown.

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West Africa: President Obama Remarks on Ebola

Hello. I want to take a few moments to speak directly to you—the people of West Africa, especially in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria. On behalf of the American people, I want you to know that our prayers are with those of you who have lost loved ones during this terrible outbreak of Ebola. Along with our partners around the world, the United States is working with your governments to help stop this disease. And the first step in this fight is knowing the facts.

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Sierra leone Diaspora healthcare group task force 08/31/2014 minutes

Opening: H. E, Ambassador Bockarie Stevens, welcome the members of the task force to the meeting, held at the ambassador residence in Washington, DC. He furthered that this is an unofficial meeting and the first for the group and wish for all to feel relax and contribute to the discussions as it is important that this group be effective and be comprehensive in order to develop practical objectives to work on.
 
The ambassador recanted the requests from the last two meetings at the embassy by attendees and gave a synopsis of the Friday telephone conference call that was held and attended by over 34people. The Ambassador, welcome members again and extended his deep appreciation and wish for the group. 

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MRU Ambassadors in USA Strive For A Collective Fight Against Ebola

MRU Ambassadors in USA strive for a collective fight against Ebola

Ambassadors of the three hardest hit Ebola virus disease (EVD) affected Countries of the Mano River Union (MRU) States (Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone) have held a meeting at the 1701 19th Street Washington DC on Thursday August 28th, 2014 aimed at closing ranks and chatting a way forward as an entity to solicit and facilitate help from the diaspora to their respective Countries in a bid to help combat the EVD.

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Ebola Outbreak Updates - September 1, 2014

The EOC wishes the general public to know that the Call Centre has been upgraded with computers and call centre software for effective coordination and management of concerns from the public. The public is hereby informed that the operators at the centre are currently been trained on the use of this new software, which may result in the reduction of the number of calls received at the centre. The public is however, encouraged to call the 117 toll free line as it will continue to operate on the 24 hour basis despite the training and upgrade.

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Ebola Outbreak Updates -August 30, 2014

The Ebola Emergency Account is audited by Chartered Accountants from the KPMG Accounting and Auditing Firm at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC)

All Cash Donations are deposited at the Ebola Emergency Account managed by the EOC, and kind donations (Medicines, Equipment, Supplies, etc.) are held at the Government Medical logistics stores, Freetown, by the Ebola Logistics team, for processing, storage and equitable distribution as required throughout the country.

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Database Regisration Form

The Embassy of Sierra Leone in the USA has embarked on the process of registering all Sierra Leoneans in the United States of America and Canada. The overal aim of this exercise is to construct a database of our nationals in the North American Diaspora.The Information supplied will be Confidential and is intended solely for the Embassy's database and for statistical purposes. Please spare a couple of minutes to complete the details below.

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President Koroma Commissions Marine Surveillance Boat

President Ernest Bai Koroma Wednesday 11 November commissioned the newly acquired Fisheries Patrol Vessel FPV Sorie Ibrahim Koroma surveillance and research boat at the Queen Elizabeth 11 Quay, Berth One,...