Category: Cleanest Zone Competition

The Cleaning Zone Competition is on!

The #CleanestZoneCompetition is on!!! Our assessors are in the 322 communities that make up our city, looking for the communities that are making the effort to improve cleanliness and beautification sustainably and innovatively. The communities that make the most improvement with whatever little they have will be rewarded with infrastructure development. All communities are qualified to be […]

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Tar Road Community Awarded New Feeder Road as Winners of First Edition CleanestZoneCompetition

Tar Road Community in the east of Freetown is getting a brand new feeder road from FCC as winners of the first edition of #CleanestZoneCompetition! If you want development like Tar Road, join your Councillors and mobilize your neighbors to keep your community clean. The community that makes the most improvement in cleanliness, beautification, sustainability and […]

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The Embassy of China Donates Solar Street Lights to FCC’s Cleanest Zone Competition

Today, a delegation from the Embassy of China to Sierra Leone handed over 20-solar street lights and several smaller indoor and outdoor solar lights to Freetown City Council (FCC). The items were presented to the Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr at the Mayor’s Parlour in the presence of Chief Administrator, councillors and staff of FCC.  The donation […]

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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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Mayor of Hull Visits Freetown As Part of 40th Twinning Anniversary Celebrations

On Tuesday 11th June, 2019, Her Worship the Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr officially welcomed His Worship the Mayor of Kingston-Upon-Hull, Councillor Steven Wilson and members of the Hull City Council. The official welcome ceremony was held at the Mayor’s Parlour during which the visiting mayor and his entourage met the councillors and staff of […]

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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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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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Mayor Sensitizes Traders & Businesses in the Lumley Area about Sanitation

The Mayor, together with the four councillors that cover the Lumley area and a small group of staff from the sanitation and stores departments of the Freetown City Council (FCC), undertook an impromptu sanitation-sensitization exercise at Lumley on Sunday 24th February, 2019.   As the commercial center of the west end of Freetown, Lumley is […]

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Mayor of Freetown Attends 3rd Women4Climate Conference in Paris

  This week, Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, OBE, travelled to Paris, France to attend and participate in the third Women4Climate Conference, organised by C40 Cities, which is a network of over 90 of the world’s mega-cities committed to tackling climate change. The Women4Climate Initiative works to inspire and empower young women and raise awareness […]

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