Category: FCC News

The #MaskupFreetown Campaign donated 6,500 masks to 9 more markets in Freetown

#MaskupFreetown is a campaign that aims to donate 120,000 masks to market women and other vulnerable communities in Freetown as part of the Behavioral Change Support pillar of the FCC Covid19 support. This is made possible with support from the #EUStandsWithSalone initiative supporting the efforts of Freetonians to prevent and manage the current COVID-19 outbreak […]

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FCC, with Support from Zonta Club of Freetown, Donates 5000-Litre Tank to Salad Gron Market

Yesterday 14th May, FCC, with support from the Zonta Club of Freetown, donated a 5000-litre water tank to the Salad Gron Market as part of the Council’s behavioral change support in its Preparedness and Response Plan. Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr officially handed over the Tank to the market leadership in the presence of the representatives of […]

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FCC, with Support from Zonta Club of Freetown, Donates 5000-Litre Tank to Salad Gron Market

Yesterday 14th May, FCC, with support from the Zonta Club of Freetown, donated a 5000-liter water tank to the Salad Gron Market as part of the Council’s behavioral change support in its Preparedness and Response Plan. Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr officially handed over the Tank to the market leadership in the presence of the representatives of […]

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FCC Begins Pilot for it’s Social Distancing Measures at Bombay Street and Kroo Town Road Markets

Over the last two weeks, FCC has made considerable progress on its work to enhance social distancing in markets, as part of the FCC Preparedness and Response Plan for #COVID19. FCC kicked off the process with consultations on effective social distancing measures. The consultations were led by the Municipal Trade Department with support from Councillors […]

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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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The #MaskupFreetown Campaign Continues with a Donation of 2000 Masks to Traders at Sweissy and Peters Brook (Belgium) Markets

Today, Freetown City Council and Madam Wokie donated 2000 masks to traders at the Sweissy & Peters Brook (popularly known as Belgium) Markets, with support from #EUStandsWithSalone. Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr spoke with the Chairmen and members of the markets. She emphasized on the importance of wearing mask as a preventive measure for COVID19, especially given […]

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FCC Councillors and Senior Management Get Training on Appeals Process for Property Tax and Business License.

Over the last two days, Councillors and senior management of the Freetown City Council (FCC) had day-long trainings on the appeals process of the Council’s Property Tax and Business Licence Reform. The training exercises – which took place on Thursday for senior management and Friday for Councillors, provided the opportunity for Councillors and management to […]

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