Freetown City Council Tests Bus Routes & Bus Stops for New School Buses

On Friday 13th September 2019, Freetown City Council took possession of 12 new school buses that were procured by the Ministry of Transport and Aviation to support the central government’s Free Quality Education Program. The introduction of the school buses also directly supports Freetown City Council’s Transform Freetown education targets. In order to ensure that […]

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FCC Maps Out Way Forward for NPSE with Education Stakeholders at NPSE Data Conference

Yesterday, 12th September, 2019, Freetown City Council (FCC) had in-depth discussions with stakeholders in education, about some of the irregularities our monitors observed during the May 2019 National Primary School Examination (NPSE). The discussions happened during a conference that was held at the Miatta Conference Hall, Brookfields, under the distinguished patronage of the Minister of Basic […]

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Freetown City Council Hosts Port Loko City Council

The Mayor, Councillors and Staff of Port Loko City Council were recently hosted by the Freetown City Council during a one day retreat. The aim was to share some of the strategies in our Transform Freetown Agenda that will be beneficial to the newly-formed Council. In particular, our staff and Councillors explained processes in our revenue […]

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Ambassador from China to Sierra Leone Pays the Mayor of Freetown a Courtesy Call

On August 13th 2019, the new Ambassador of China to Sierra Leone, Hu Zhangliang, paid a courtesy call to the Her Worship the Mayor of Freetown,  Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr. In his opening statement, he commended the Mayor for the improvements he has seen in the city since the last time he was in Freetown, especially in the […]

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FCC Commissions the Beautification of the Aberdeen Roundabout

Freetown City Council commissioned the commencement of the beautification of the Aberdeen Roundabout on Saturday 17th August 2019, during a short symbolic tree planting ceremony at the Roundabout. Present at the ceremony were Her Worship the Mayor of Freetown, the acting Managing Director of Standard Chartered Bank (Sierra Leone), the Member of Parliament and the […]

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Press Release: Freetown Becomes the First City in West Africa to Launch Women4Climate Mentorship Program Freetown

Freetown – On Friday, 16th August, 2019, Freetown City Council (FCC) in collaboration with Sierra Leone Women Engineers (SLWE) launched the Women4Climate Mentorship Program Freetown during a press conference at the Mayor’s Parlour.  The Women4Climate Mentorship Program is a leadership initiative of the C40 Cities that brings together exceptional women change-makers who are using innovative […]

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Open Call for Applications – Enumerators & Technicians to Conduct Property Value Assessments Across Freetown

  Please read to the end Enumerators and Technicians are needed for an upcoming project for the Freetown City Council (FCC) on conducting property value assessments across Freetown. This project has the support of Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr and falls under her Transform Freetown initiative. . This is an open call for applications for two roles: Enumerator […]

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FCC & GoSL Sign Agreement for Phase Two of FCC’s 2019 Flood Mitigation Activities

On 26th July 2019, Freetown City Council (FCC) signed an agreement with the Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL), which stipulates that the central government will fund the implementation of the second phase of FCC’s Flood Mitigation Plan. The agreement was officially signed at the Ministry of Finance, George Street, by Her Worship the Mayor of […]

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FCC Distributes Medical Supplies to Six Hospitals in Freetown

Earlier in July, Deputy Mayor of Freetown, Osman Thollo Koroma, handed over medical supplies to six hospitals in Freetown during a short symbolic ceremony at the District Health Management Team’s office in Cline Town. Present at the ceremony were the Chief Administrator of the Freetown City Council, Festus B. Kallay; District Medical Officer for Freetown, […]

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Freetown Strengthens Ties with Charleston South Carolina

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 was hosted by the International African-American Museum (IAAM), whose president, Michael Bouleware-Moore, visited Freetown in February 2019. The IAAM had expressed deep interest in consolidating common […]

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