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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR FESTUS KALLAY AND COUNCILOR MADINATU SALAMATU KAMARA TO PARTICIPATE IN A YEAR LONG PROGRAM IN BLOOMBERG HARVARD CITY LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE

Yearlong program provides 40 mayors and their senior leaders with world-class executive training and coaching to help deliver results for cities FREETOWN – 20TH AUGUST, 2018 – The Chief Administrator Festus Kallay and the Councilor of Ward 427 Madinatu Kamara are going back to school this year to study leadership and management practices in a […]

‘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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Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr joins City Leaders from around the world in Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative

FREETOWN – 23RD JULY, 2018 – Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr is going back to school this year to study leadership and management practices, as one of 40 mayors chosen for an intensive education program with the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. As a participant in the Initiative’s 2018 program, Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr is part of a […]

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 […]

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 […]