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UNICEF/World Bank airlift 48 metric tons of medicines and equipment in support of Government efforts to fight Ebola

Freetown, 5 September 2014 – With funds from the World Bank, UNICEF has procured and facilitated the delivery of 48 metric tons of assorted drugs and other medical supplies worth over $ 825,000 for the treatment of people who have contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone.
 
A chartered UN cargo aircraft landed today with the drugs and medical supplies at Lungi International Airport in the early hours of the morning.


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.



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. 



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.



Charge D’Affairs (AI) Mrs. Aisha Sillah attends Fund-raising Event hosted by the Benin Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., Friday, 19th October 2012: A stormy weather condition this evening did not stand in the way of the Charge D’ Affairs (AI) of the Embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone in Washington, D.C., Counsellor Aisha Sillah, as she attended a fund-raising event in Washington D.C. for the benefit of girl-children in Africa. 



Sierra Leone delegation makes case for Millennium Goal score-card to MCC in USA

 Washington, DC, Monday 15th October, 2012:  Professor V.E.H.Strasser-King, today led a two-man delegation from Sierra Leone, tomake a case for Sierra Leone’s Millennium Goal score-card to theMillennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) in Washington D.C. Showcasing the improvements made by the government in meeting thebenchmarks for the MCC threshold/compact, Professor Strasser-King, whoworks with the MDAs (Ministries, Departments and Agencies) and



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Sierra Leone Embassy Holds Workshop For Honorary Consuls



International Development Association Reccomends Sierra Leone For SDR 16,700.000 World Bank’s Grant

The International Development Association (a wing of the World Bank) has rated Sierra Leone high in its ranking for the country’s sober and operative fiscal control policy, and submitted to Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the United States of America, His Excellency Bockarie Kortu Stevens, its recommendations in respect of the Association’s intention to extend to the Republic of Sierra Leone (the recipient) a grant (financing) in an amount in various currencies eq



Sierra Leone to Deepen Growth and Structural Reforms through the Fifth Direct Budget Support from the World Bank

Sierra Leone to Deepen Growth and Structural Reforms through the Fifth Direct Budget Support from the World Bank Press Release No:2012/245/AFR WASHINGTON, January 26, 2011 - The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank has today approved the fifth Governance Reform and Growth Credit (GRGC) for Sierra Leone of US$ 24 million as a one-tranche budget support disbursement. This will support the Government of Sierra Leone’s overall reform program towards economic growth and structural reforms, which is being supported under the Multi-Donor Budget Support (MDBS) arrangement.



SIERRA LEONEANS IN THE USA PRAY FOR SIERRA LEONE

Different heads of Christian Churches and Muslim Jamaats in the United States of America who heeded to President Ernest Bai Koroma’s call of one dedicated week of prayer to invoke the Power of the Almighty God/Allah to transform Sierra Leone has ended.
The week of prayer that officially began on January 16th and ended on Sunday, January 22nd in Sierra Leone, was also extended to January 29, 2012 to enable him(God/Allah) continue to show his Infinite Mercy on Sierra Leone and shower his blessings in the form of Peace, Progress and Prosperity in the West African Nation.