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SIX MONTHS ON: THE COUNCIL’S PROGRESS

It feels like a lifetime but it has only been six months, to the day, since the Council’s tenure started. Here are six things that we, as a Council, have been up to in the last six months. #FCC6in6 #SixWinsSixMonths ©FCC COMMUNICATIONS

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FREETOWN CITY COUNCIL EMBARKS ON MAINTENANCE OF ROADSIDE VEGETATION

The Freetown City Council has embarked on a thorough maintenance exercise of vegetation in the central reservations and road verges within the Municipality. The exercise is set to clear and beautify the central reservations, road verges, footpaths and roundabouts across the city. It will target major streets including Spur Road, Signal Hill Road, King Street, […]

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”Collecting local tax more efficiently means having more resources with which to deliver better services to the residents of Freetown”-Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, Mayor of Freetown

The Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr has said that the Freetown City Council will continue to serve its residents by providing solutions to challenges faced in the 11 priority sectors within the Transform Freetown framework. These sectors include environmental management, urban planning and housing, education, skills development, job creation with a tourism focus and sanitation. […]

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PRESS RELEASE

FREETOWN CITY COUNCIL LAUNCHES SIERRA LEONE’S FIRST PHONE-BASED TAX COLLECTION SYSTEM Pay Your Local Tax In Five Short Steps Using Africell Mobile Money Freetown, 26th October 2018 — The Freetown City Council (FCC), in partnership with Africell (Sierra Leone), has developed a new and improved system for tax revenue collection, which will be launched on […]

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PRESS RELEASE

THE MAYOR OF FREETOWN TO PARTICIPATE IN THE INTERNATIONAL GLOBAL PARLIAMENT OF MAYORS SUMMIT 2018 Freetown, 24th October 2018— The Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, will be one of nearly 100 mayors from around the world to take part in the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) annual summit in Bristol, UK, from the 21-23 October, […]

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THE MAYOR OF FREETOWN PARTICIPATES IN THE INTERNATIONAL GLOBAL PARLIAMENT OF MAYORS SUMMIT 2018

The Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, was one of nearly 100 mayors from around the world who participated in the Global Parliament of Mayors’ (GPM) annual summit in Bristol, UK, from the 21st-23rd October, 2018. During the summit, the mayors addressed key global challenges, which many cities experience at local level including migration, urban security […]

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THE MAYOR LAUNCHES CLEANEST ZONE IN FREETOWN AWARD

The Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr has today 10th October, 2018 launched the cleanest zone in Freetown award at the Kroo Bay Community Centre. The initiative which is one of the umbrella of the Sanitation Working Group will motivate communities to carry the spirit of National Cleaning Day into everyday life and ensure that they […]

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PRESS RELEASE

FREETOWN CITY COUNCIL LAUNCHES CLEANEST ZONE IN FREETOWN COMPETITION Freetown, 26th October 2018— In a bid to sustain the gains made by the flood mitigation plan, The Freetown City Council (FCC) on the 10th October 2018 launched its cleanest zone in Freetown competition (as one of the initiatives under the umbrella of the Sanitation Working […]

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THE MAYOR OF FREETOWN SPEAKS AT THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY FIGHT AGAINST PLASTIC POLLUTION EVENT

The Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr on Tuesday 25th September, 2018 was among a select panel of speakers at the United Nations General Assembly’s Fight Against Plastic Pollution Event in New York The event was hosted by Erik Solheim, the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme and Frank Timmermans, the First Vice-President of […]

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