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FCC Kicks Off Drainage Construction at Leceister Road and Kolleh Town

Today, the Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, officially handed over two out of ten construction sites for drainage works to their respective contractors. The construction sites – Leceister Road and Kolleh Town – are being constructed as part of the Freetown Emergency Recovery Project (FERP) Component 2.2; a World Bank-funded project which is being implemented …

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FCC is Putting an End to Sewage Overflow at King Jimmy Bridge

On Friday April 24, 2020, FCC started work to fix the sewage system at the King Jimmy Bridge, between Connaught Hospital and the King Jimmy Market. Over the last 5 years, residents who live and work around the King Jimmy environs, and those that regularly travel through that route, have been regularly inconvenienced by the …

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FCC Community Engagement – Ward 435 Spotlight

Our community engagement continues and today we put the spotlight on Ward 435, whose Councillor is Ibrahim Kiss Turay. Today his team visited parts of New England (Bamba Water, Fatu Shop and Bike Parking Gron). Councillor Kiss Turay provided each of his WDCs with two masks, he provided veronica buckets at various stations and had …

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Hosts the First Women4Climate Mentorship Program Orientation Session — 2

Yesterday, Freetown City Council (FCC), in collaboration with UN Women and Sierra Leone Women Engineers (SLWE) held an orientation session for the first cohort of the Women4Climate Mentorship Program mentees and mentors. Women4Climate is an initiative adopted by C40 Cities that engages female Mayors across the globe who are committed to tackling issues of climate …

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Hosts the First Women4Climate Mentorship Program Orientation Session — 2

Yesterday, Freetown City Council (FCC), in collaboration with UN Women and Sierra Leone Women Engineers (SLWE) held an orientation session for the first cohort of the Women4Climate Mentorship Program mentees and mentors. Women4Climate is an initiative adopted by C40 Cities that engages female Mayors across the globe who are committed to tackling issues of climate …

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Hosts the First Women4Climate Mentorship Program Orientation Session

Yesterday, Freetown City Council (FCC), in collaboration with UN Women and Sierra Leone Women Engineers (SLWE) held an orientation session for the first cohort of the Women4Climate Mentorship Program mentees and mentors. Women4Climate is an initiative adopted by C40 Cities that engages female Mayors across the globe who are committed to tackling issues of climate …

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FCC Plants 70 Trees Across 4 Schools

As part of our efforts to make #FreetownTheTreeTown, on Tuesday 14th January, we planted 70 trees across four schools: the Methodist Girls High School, Freetown Secondary School for Girls, St Edwards Secondary School & E.B Williams Municipal School. We are planting 1 million trees in Freetown this year; would you help us reach that goal?

FCC to install a waste to energy model at Aberdeen Women’s Centre

Mayor Yvonne engaged with Masada and their partner The Waste Transformer (TWT), Netherland on a waste to energy project. The Pilot Project, which is a sustainable development initiative, will target the installation of Waste Digester at the Aberdeen Women’s Centre. This project will commence in the next few weeks. Waste will be collected from residence …

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Mayor’s Delivery Unit Present Cable Car Scheme to International Stakeholders

On Tuesday & Wednesday, Freetown City Council was represented at a participatory workshop on Transitioning to Sustainable Urban Mobility that was organised by the Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre, in association with University College London. The team, from the Mayor’s Delivery Unit (MDU), used the opportunity of the forum to seek out the views of …

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FCC Hosts Video Call with Climate Reality Representative

Today, Freetown City Council (FCC) hosted a video call with Gillian Hamilton. She is a representative from Climate Reality, an organization founded by Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States on a mission to accelerate climate action in every aspect of life. The conference call took place in the Mayor’s Parlour and various …

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