Category: FCC News

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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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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The Mayor meets with residents of Sibthorpe Street prior to the relocation of Traders

The Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, was on Saturday 8th September 2018 joined by the Councilor of Ward 427 Madinatu Kamara, Executive Director of SLRSA David Panda-Noah, SLP Traffic Management AIG Senesie, Fuhad Mansaray of Traders Council SL and other local stakeholders as they engaged residents of Sibthorpe Street and its surroundings. Traders currently operating […]

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‘Our city has no future if we don’t save the environment’ – Freetown Mayor

by Zoe Tabary | zoetabary | Thomson Reuters Foundation Tuesday, 14 August 2018 00:00 GMT Freetown is still under threat one year after a devastating mudslide killed an estimated 1,000 people and left thousands homeless By Zoe Tabary LONDON, Aug 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown must tackle deforestation, poor housing and […]

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FCC Launches Flood Mitigation Plan

As part of efforts to reduce flooding in the Freetown municipality, the Freetown City Council (FCC) yesterday (20th June) officially launched a flood mitigation plan aimed at alleviating humanitarian, health and economic impact of natural disasters on residents in the peak of the rainy season. Sierra Leone is among countries that experience heavy rainfall in […]

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Councillors Elect Deputy Mayor in the inaugural Council meeting

Councillors of the Freetown City Council have today, 30th May, 2018 elected the Deputy Mayor in their inaugural meeting with the Mayor at the FCC conference hall. In a widely accepted free, fair and transparent election, Osman Koroma, of Constituency 114 and Ward 404 acquired twenty (20) of the total forty-eight (48) valid votes cast […]

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The Mayor visits Freetown Administrative Complex

The Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, today 31st May, 2018 made a site visit to the Freetown Administrative Complex at Wallace Johnson Street, which is under construction. The visit was to inspect and get a status update on the building structure. Madam Aki-Sawyerr engaged the contractors on the progress made so far with the complex […]

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The Mayor addresses Staff at City Council

The journey to transform Freetown begins with each one of us The Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, today held her first general meeting with the entire staff of the Freetown City Council to appraise them of her commitment to team work, her plans to transform Freetown and the critical role of FCC staff in achieving […]

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‘Operation Push Back’ continues at Lumley

The Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, continued to monitor “Operation Push Back” with a visit to Lumley this morning, Tuesday 22nd May. Accompanied by Chairlady Mamie Morlai Kamara and other trader representatives, the Mayor walked from Safecon to Juba bridge, explaining to traders the importance of moving off the road and behind the pavement so […]

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