Category: July 2019

FCC & GoSL Sign Agreement for Phase Two of FCC’s 2019 Flood Mitigation Activities

On 26th July 2019, Freetown City Council (FCC) signed an agreement with the Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL), which stipulates that the central government will fund the implementation of the second phase of FCC’s Flood Mitigation Plan. The agreement was officially signed at the Ministry of Finance, George Street, by Her Worship the Mayor of […]

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FCC Distributes Medical Supplies to Six Hospitals in Freetown

Earlier in July, Deputy Mayor of Freetown, Osman Thollo Koroma, handed over medical supplies to six hospitals in Freetown during a short symbolic ceremony at the District Health Management Team’s office in Cline Town. Present at the ceremony were the Chief Administrator of the Freetown City Council, Festus B. Kallay; District Medical Officer for Freetown, […]

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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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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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Freetown City Council Pays Rent for Over 70 Persons with Disabilities Who Were Relocated from Cotton Tree

Today, a group of persons with disabilities thanked Mayor Aki-Sawyerr and Freetown City Council (FCC) for paying one year’s rent on behalf of 74 of them, after FCC had asked them to stop begging at Cotton Tree. The decision by FCC to stop persons with disabilities from begging around the Cotton Tree was taken back […]

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FCC Registers Waste Service Providers in Freetown

On Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th June, 2019, Freetown City Council (FCC) registered waste service providers in Freetown. The process was a tremendous success with almost 300 waste service providers being registered The registration itself happened in four simple steps. First, waste service providers identified the ward(s) they operate on a map of Freetown before […]

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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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