His Excellency Mr. Osman Keh Kamara, Sierra Leone’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the Africa Union Commission today, Monday 23rd September, 2013 signed to receive the sum of 150,000 United States dollars from the African Union as a symbolic gesture to Sierra Leone in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease.
The Embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone in Addis Ababa has forwarded to the Commission the account details of the Government of Sierra Leone Ebola Emergency Account wherein the contribution should be wired.
This amount followed the sum of 59,000 United States dollars donated by the Government of Botswana through their Ambassador in Addis Ababa.
The said amount has also been deposited into the aforementioned account. The Embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone in Addis Ababa is also waiting to receive donations from the
Republics of Kenya and Namibia which were announced during the Emergency Meeting of the Executive Council of the African Union on the Ebola crisis, held in Addis Ababa on Monday 8th September 2014.
Kenya and Namibia each pledged one million United States dollars to the three affected countries.