Category: Mayor

Freetown City Council’s Partners Donate Shelter Kits to Fire Disaster Victims at Kroo Bay

Throughout the weekend, Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr and a small team from the Freetown City Council continued their efforts to resettle members of the Kroo Bay & Susan’s Bay Communities that were affected by fire disasters two weeks ago. On Saturday, the Mayor shared the Council’s short and long term plans to over 400 households that […]

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Mayor of Freetown Meets with Dr. Jane Goodall, the World’s Most Foremost Expert on Chimpanzees

Today, Mayor Aki-Sawyerr met with Dr. Jane Goodall, renowned anthropologist, environmentalist and U.N Messenger of Peace, in Freetown. The meeting started with a tree-planting exercise at the Taylor-Cummings Garden, next to the Cotton Tree. Five trees were planted by Her Worship the Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr; Dr. Jane Goodall; the Founder & Director of […]

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Mayor of Freetown Attends Women4Climate Conference

This week, Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, OBE, travelled to Paris, France to attend and participate in the third Women4Climate Conference, organised by C40 Cities, which is a network of over 90 of the world’s mega-cities committed to tackling climate change.     The Women4Climate Initiative works to inspire and empower young women and raise […]

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Freetown & Charleston Express Interest in City-Twinning Relationship

Freetown City Council Hosts Mr. Michael Boulware Moore President & CEO of the International African American Museum (IAAM) Charleston, South Carolina To culminate a visit to Sierra Leone by Mr Michael Boulware Moore, the President and CEO of the International African American Museum (IAAM), the cities of Freetown and Charleston have expressed a significant interest […]

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The journey to #TransformFreetown has begun!

Transform Freetown, the Freetown City Council’s three year priority plan, was launched on the 24th January 2019, at the Miatta Conference Center. The development of the Transform Freetown Plan is one of many manifestations of the Mayor’s commitment to improving the lives of all residents in Freetown – a commitment she had emphasized during her […]

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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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