Category: Job Creation

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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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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Freetown City Council Hosts Port Loko City Council

The Mayor, Councillors and Staff of Port Loko City Council were recently hosted by the Freetown City Council during a one day retreat. The aim was to share some of the strategies in our Transform Freetown Agenda that will be beneficial to the newly-formed Council. In particular, our staff and Councillors explained processes in our revenue […]

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Open Call for Applications – Enumerators & Technicians to Conduct Property Value Assessments Across Freetown

  Please read to the end Enumerators and Technicians are needed for an upcoming project for the Freetown City Council (FCC) on conducting property value assessments across Freetown. This project has the support of Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr and falls under her Transform Freetown initiative. . This is an open call for applications for two roles: Enumerator […]

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Freetown Strengthens Ties with Charleston South Carolina

Last week, Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, embarked on a five day visit to Charleston, South Carolina, on a mission to strengthen the partnership between Freetown and Charleston. Mayor Aki-Sawyerr was hosted by the International African-American Museum (IAAM), whose president, Michael Bouleware-Moore, visited Freetown in February 2019. The IAAM had expressed deep interest in consolidating common […]

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FCC Launches the Sustainable Waste Management Project, Funded by the EU

On Wednesday, 26th June 2019, Freetown City Council (FCC) launched the Sustainable Waste Management through Local Micro-Enterprise Development Project, during a press conference held at the Mayor’s Parlour. The project seeks to facilitate the establishment of 61 small waste collection businesses over two years, by providing a waste collection tricycle, equipment and training for each […]

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Freetown City Council Hosts Delegation From the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation to Explore Financing Mechanisms to Support Freetown’s Water Sector

This week, Freetown City Council is hosting a delegation from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and their Partners, Geneva Water Hub & UN Capital Development Fund. The delegation’s visit aims to continue and concretise the discussions with Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr and Freetown City Council, around city twinning and blended finance partnerships, particularly for […]

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Freetown City Council Commences Speaker’s Sessions, a Transform Freetown Initiative

On 9th April, 2019, Freetown City Council commenced its Speaker’s Sessions, a monthly initiative of the Job Creation (with Tourism Focus) Sector. The Speaker’s Sessions seeks to help young people interested in building their career  in the tourism sector (students, trainees, junior staff etc) make informed decisions about their careers by having industry experts discuss […]

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