Category: March 2020

Freetown’s Cotton Tree lit up in green as it joins Ireland’s Global Greening initiative

Today, March 16, Freetown’s Cotton Tree lit up in green as it joins Ireland’s Global Greening initiative, which celebrates St. Patrick’s Day, for the second year in a row. As one of Sierra Leone’s oldest and most well-known landmarks, the Cotton Tree will turn green with over 500 world famous landmarks including New York’s Empire […]

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Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr attends WaterAid UK’s first Water and Climate Summit

On March 10, 2020, WaterAid UK held its first Water and Climate Summit, which brought together the public, private and philanthropic sectors for discussions around the impact of climate change on water accessibility in developing nations. Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr was invited to attend as a Water Hero, who are people on the frontline of climate […]

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr meets with other African mayors and experts working to build sustainable cities and achieve SDG 11 at the Africa Day Summit

Over the last two days, Mayor Aki-Sawyerr has been meeting with other African mayors and experts working to build sustainable cities and achieve SDG 11 at the Africa Day Summit and related events, organized by the European Investment Bank and UN Habitat. The Summit aims to bring city and government leaders, and international institutions to […]

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FCC engages the Inter-Religious Council and with market chairpersons about raising awareness on Coronavirus prevention.

Over the last two days, FCC engaged the Inter-Religious Council and with market chairpersons about raising awareness on Coronavirus prevention. The engagement involved discussions around symptoms and prevention measures as prescribed by WHO and the Ministry of Health and a strong plea to pass on the message. All market chairpersons received Veronica buckets for their […]

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FCC’s enforcement of sanitation bye-laws continues as the teams of sanitary inspectors, Metropolitan police, and trade marshalls, supported by the Military Police

FCC’s enforcement of sanitation bye-laws continues as the teams of sanitary inspectors, Metropolitan police, and trade marshalls, supported by the Military Police, visited 436 homes in different parts of the city last week. Mayor Aki-Sawyerr took time out last week to support their efforts by engaging traders along the Jomo Kenyatta Road, a non-trading street, […]

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