Category: February 2019

Press Release: Freetown & Charleston Sign Sister City Partnership Agreement

PRESS RELEASE REF: MO – 07/19 – 01   For Immediate Release 9th July 2019   Freetown & Charleston Sign Sister City Partnership Agreement Charleston, South Carolina — Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, signed the Sister City International Partnership between Freetown & Charleston, with the Mayor of Charleston, John Tecklenburg. The signing took place during […]

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German Minister of Foreign Affairs Pays Courtesy Call to the Mayor of Freetown

As part of his one day state-visit to Sierra Leone, the German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, His Excellency, Heiko Maas, has paid a courtesy call to Her Worship the Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, OBE. The meeting happened on Monday 25th, February, 2019 at the Mayor’s Parlour at the Freetown City Council. The Mayor […]

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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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