New Mural Unveiled at New England

On Friday 24th January, Marcus Olsson, on behalf of Affixed Productions, unveiled his latest artwork at Jomo Kenyatta Road in the presence of Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr. The mural celebrates Sierra Leone’s high religious tolerance, which manifests itself through the many inter-faith marriages and families. The mural is also meant to increase motivation for religious tolerance […]

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The American Institute of Architects Assists Mayor Aki-Sawyerr with Plans to Regenerate the City

Three high-profile representatives from the American Institute of Architects – Mr. Joel Mills, Senior Director of the American Institute of Architects; Ms. Erin Simmons, Senior Director of Design Assistance – Center for Communities at the American Institute of Architects; and Mr Wayne Feiden, Director of Planning & Sustainability for the City of Northampton, Massachusetts – […]

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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?

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CRS Donates a DFID Funded Utility Vehicle to FCC

On Wednesday 9th January, CRS handed over a DFID-funded utility vehicle to the Freetown City Council. The donation comes as part of Mayor Aki-Sawyerr’s efforts to build the Council’s capacity to deliver on its sanitation mandate – cleaning public spaces, managing dumpsites and enforcing sanitation bye-laws. The vehicle will be used by FCC’s sanitary inspectors […]

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Request for Expression of Interest for the Design, Finance, Build, Operate and Transfer (DFBOT) PPP Concession Arrangement for the Freetown City Markets Phase 1

Background One of the critical components of the Transform Freetown Agenda is the immediate need to address the urban mobility challenge of congestion particularly resulting in street trading. The Freetown City Council (FCC) has undertaken a wide consultation exercise and has devised a strategy to address this mobility challenge through collaboration with the private sector […]

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Donate to support families of the victims of the fuel tanker exploration in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Please donate here to help provide support to the families of the victims of the tragic fuel tanker explosion in Freetown.