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Freetown Strengthens Ties with Charleston South Carolina

July 15, 2019

Last week, Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, embarked on a five day visit to Charleston, South Carolina, on a mission to strengthen the partnership between Freetown and Charleston. Mayor Aki-Sawyerr…

Freetown City Council Pays Rent for Over 70 Persons with Disabilities Who Were Relocated from Cotton Tree

July 4, 2019

Today, a group of persons with disabilities thanked Mayor Aki-Sawyerr and Freetown City Council (FCC) for paying one year’s rent on behalf of 74 of them, after FCC had asked…

FCC Registers Waste Service Providers in Freetown

July 2, 2019

On Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th June, 2019, Freetown City Council (FCC) registered waste service providers in Freetown. The process was a tremendous success with almost 300 waste service providers…

FCC Launches the Sustainable Waste Management Project, Funded by the EU

July 2, 2019

On Wednesday, 26th June 2019, Freetown City Council (FCC) launched the Sustainable Waste Management through Local Micro-Enterprise Development Project, during a press conference held at the Mayor’s Parlour. The project…

FCC Unveils 49 New Classrooms with Support from Make-It-Happen, a UK Charity Organisation

June 25, 2019

On Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th June 2019, Her Worship the Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, unveiled a total of 49 newly-constructed classrooms across three municipal schools. With funding from…

FCC-UNOPS and Irish Aid Inspect Disaster Risk Resilience Project Sites

June 24, 2019

Yesterday, we were honored to have Mary Neil & Winfred Ade-Williams, representing Irish Aid & UNOPS respectively, inspect six of the sites in our Disaster Risk Resilience Project! With funding…

Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE delivers speech to the Executive Parliamentary Boards of the German Federal Government

June 15, 2019

Following the visit to Freetown of German Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, in February 2019, Mayor Aki-Sawyerr was honored to receive an invitation to speak to the Parliamentary Leaders and Executive…

Mayor of Hull Visits Freetown As Part of 40th Twinning Anniversary Celebrations

June 12, 2019

On Tuesday 11th June, 2019, Her Worship the Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr officially welcomed His Worship the Mayor of Kingston-Upon-Hull, Councillor Steven Wilson and members of the Hull City…

#YouShouldToo: FCC Launches its Tree Planting Initiative

June 6, 2019

PRESS RELEASE June 6, 2019 – Freetown Continuing in the spirit of World Environment Day, Freetown City Council joined the fight for better environmental management in Freetown by officially launching…

Freetown City Council Hosts Delegation From the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation to Explore Financing Mechanisms to Support Freetown’s Water Sector

June 6, 2019

This week, Freetown City Council is hosting a delegation from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and their Partners, Geneva Water Hub & UN Capital Development Fund. The delegation’s…

Request for Proposal: Municipal Property Tax Collection Agency Services

June 6, 2019

Issue date 30th May, 2019 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAX COLLECTION AGENCY SERVICES   The Freetown City Council (FCC) is requesting proposals from professional collection agencies (Service Provider) to…

FCC Leads Disaster Recovery Efforts at Kroo Bay & Susan’s Bay Communities in Collaboration with ONS, Concern Worldwide, CRS, CARITAS and WHH

May 15, 2019

On March 4th and 7th respectively, fire gripped the Kroo Bay and Susan’s Bay communities, completing or partially destroying properties and rendering hundreds of residents homeless. The Freetown City Council…