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SIX MONTHS ON: THE COUNCIL’S PROGRESS

November 13, 2018

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…

FREETOWN CITY COUNCIL GIVES FREETONIANS MORE OPTIONS TO PAY LOCAL TAX, USING ORANGE MONEY

November 7, 2018

The Freetown City Council in partnership with Orange Sierra Leone has today, 7th November, 2018 launched the Local Tax payment system using Orange Money in an event held at the…

FREETOWN CITY COUNCIL EMBARKS ON MAINTENANCE OF ROADSIDE VEGETATION

October 30, 2018

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…

”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

October 27, 2018

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…

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

October 24, 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,…

THE MAYOR LAUNCHES CLEANEST ZONE IN FREETOWN AWARD

October 15, 2018

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

September 25, 2018

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…

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

September 17, 2018

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…

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

August 15, 2018

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…

FCC Launches Flood Mitigation Plan

July 1, 2018

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…

Councillors Elect Deputy Mayor in the inaugural Council meeting

June 26, 2018

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…

The Mayor visits Freetown Administrative Complex

May 31, 2018

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…