University of Pittsburgh
October 30, 2000

SIERRA LEONE AMBASSADOR TO VISIT PITT

Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 31 -- John Ernest Leigh, Republic of Sierra Leone ambassador to the United States, will speak on the prospects for democratization in his country, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 3, in Room 3J12 of Posvar Hall on the University of Pittsburgh campus.

The event is sponsored by Pitt's Africana Studies Department, African Students Organization, and Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, along with Brother's Brother Foundation and the Cotton Tree Association of Sierra Leone.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call

412-648-7544.

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