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Foreign Missions in Sierra Leone

Republic of China
29 Wilberforce Loop
Tel: 232 22 231571/231797
Fax: 232 22 232 070
Email: chinaemb_sl@mfa.gov.cn

Current Government Cabinet

MOFD Ministry of Finance & Development
Ministerial Building
George Street
Sierra Leone
Tel.: (232) 22 225612/220511/222211/223520
Fax: (232) 22 228472/225826/225810

Minister - Momodu l. Kargbo

Deputy Minister - Momoh Vandi


Former Ambassadors

April 27, 1961 - June, 1961

Dr. William H. Fitz-John, Charge d'Affaires A.I.

July 18, 1961 - October, 1963

Dr. Richard Edmund Kelfa-Caulker, Ambassador E &P

November 20, 1963 - January, 1967

Ambassador's Bio

Ambassador Bockari Kortu Stevens Ambassador Bockari Kortu Stevens was educated at Fourah Bay College, the University of Sierra Leone where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science in 1975. Thereafter, he pursued his Master’s of Arts degree at the University of East London from September 2001- June 2002.

Embassy Holidays

The Embassy of Sierra Leone in Washington DC wishes to inform the General Public that the following are the official holidays for 2010. On these days the Embassy will be closed for business.

  • Monday, January 2, 2012 - New Years Day
  • Monday, January 16, 2012 - Birthday of Martin Luther King Jnr.
  • Monday, February 20, 2012 - Washington's Birthday
  • Friday, April 6, 2012 - Good Friday
  • Monday, April 9, 2012 - Easter Monday
  • Friday, April 27, 2012 - Sierra Leone Independence Day
  • Monday, May 28, 2012 - Memorial Day

History of the Embassy

Relations between the Republic of Sierra Leone and the United States of America began with Missionary activities in the 19th century through commercial activites. The relations since then have been cordial, giving rise to the establishment of a resident Embassy in Washington DC on Thursday, April 27, 1961 at the level of Charge d'Affaires A.I. Dr. W.H. Fitzjohn served in the capacity of Charge d'Affaires A.I. until June 26, 1961 when Dr.

Countries of Accreditation

The Embassy of Sierra Leone in Washington DC is accredited to the United States of America and concurrently accreditted to the following countries with residence in Washington DC:

  • Canada
  • Jamaica
  • Brazil
  • Guyana
  • Venezuela
  • The Bahamas
  • Trinidad & Tobago