Author: Valena Macewen

Idris Elba Supports #TransformFreetown

Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr today had a constructive one-to-one meeting with international actor and producer Idris Elba. Mayor Aki-Sawyerr congratulated Idris Elba on his new role as Brand Ambassador for Sierra Leone and thanked him for his dedication to the development of our nation. The meeting provided an opportunity for the Mayor to listen to Idris […]

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Global cities unite to tackle gender inequality

London, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Freetown, Mexico City and Tokyo found first-of-its-kindnetwork of cities in support of gender equity. The Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE, today unveiled the capital as a co-foundingmember of a ground-breaking international network of cities committed to advancing genderequality. ‘CHANGE’ (City Hub And Network for Gender Equity) will see Freetown partner with Los […]

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Freetown City Council Opens New City HallFreetown, Sierra Leone, 6th November 2020 – Freetown City Council today hosted the Opening Ceremony for the new City Hall, with the keynote address delivered by Hon. Tamba Lamina, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development.Present at the Opening Ceremony were the Ambassador of South Korea to the Federal […]

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FCC and WARD C sign MOU of Collaboration and Partnership in Planning the Freetown Peninsula Area

Yesterday, Wednesday 16th September, Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr of Freetown City Council (FCC) and Chairman Kasho J Holland Cole Western Area District Council (WARD-C) officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding to agree to work together in specified areas of urban planning and development, and service delivery. The signing took place at the WARD-C conference hall at […]

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FCC Conducts Public Space Clean Up as we Continue to Work to Keep Freetown Clean

If you passed by Congo Cross Bridge today, you would have seen our sanitation team cleaning the environs, particularly the illegal dumpsite that had been created there. Our team, which comprised the Councillors of the Sanitation committee, sanitary inspectors, MET police tricycle youth groups and public space cleaning monitors, also engaged the surrounding informal community […]

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