Category: April 2019

Mayor of Freetown Speaks at Conference in Paris to Commemorate World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day is internationally observed on 25th April each year. This year, Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE, will join leaders from countries with high prevalence of malaria, international partners and decision makers at the “Zero Malaria Starts with Me!” Conference in Paris, the host city of this year’s World Malaria Day. Mayor Aki-Sawyerr […]

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FCC Announces the First Winner of the Cleanest Zone Competition

On Thursday, 11th April 2019, the Freetown City Council (FCC) declared the Tar Road community, a hard-to-reach community in the East of Freetown, as winner of the 1st edition of the Cleanest Zone Competition.  During the live show, representatives from the top 5 zones made statements on the efforts they made as communities to improve […]

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Freetown City Council Commences Speaker’s Sessions, a Transform Freetown Initiative

On 9th April, 2019, Freetown City Council commenced its Speaker’s Sessions, a monthly initiative of the Job Creation (with Tourism Focus) Sector. The Speaker’s Sessions seeks to help young people interested in building their career  in the tourism sector (students, trainees, junior staff etc) make informed decisions about their careers by having industry experts discuss […]

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Top Ten Zones in the Cleanest Zone Competition Revealed

  Over the last six months, Freetown City Council’s (FCC) Cleanest Zone Competition has been tracking improvement in sanitation in the 322 zones that make up Freetown. The Competition assesses communities’ efforts to clean and beautify their surroundings (especially planting flowers, trees, shrubs etc) and how innovative and sustainable their solutions to sanitation are. Six […]

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Call for Applications

Freetown City Council Community Trer Planting and Stewardship Small Grant