Category: Mayor

FCC turned the Sod on the Construction of a Nursery Center for Pre-School Children at the Congo Water Market

Today, FCC turned the sod on the construction of a nursery center for pre-school children at the Congo Water Market! This is the first step to realizing one of the campaign promises of Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, which will give children of market women a head start in their education. Currently, many pre-school children spend time […]

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr, On Behalf of Freetown City Council, Donated Cooking Provisions to Some of Freetown’s Most Vulnerable!

Residents of about 6000 households will sleep better tonight after Mayor Aki-Sawyerr, on behalf of Freetown City Council, donated cooking provisions to some of Freetown’s most vulnerable! Three informal settlements, Rokupr, Crab Tong-Kolleh Town-Grey Bush (CKG) and Cockle Bay received 50 bags of rice, 15 bags of onions and other cooking provisions for their most […]

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Hosts the First Women4Climate Mentorship Program Orientation Session — 2

Yesterday, Freetown City Council (FCC), in collaboration with UN Women and Sierra Leone Women Engineers (SLWE) held an orientation session for the first cohort of the Women4Climate Mentorship Program mentees and mentors. Women4Climate is an initiative adopted by C40 Cities that engages female Mayors across the globe who are committed to tackling issues of climate […]

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Hosts the First Women4Climate Mentorship Program Orientation Session — 2

Yesterday, Freetown City Council (FCC), in collaboration with UN Women and Sierra Leone Women Engineers (SLWE) held an orientation session for the first cohort of the Women4Climate Mentorship Program mentees and mentors. Women4Climate is an initiative adopted by C40 Cities that engages female Mayors across the globe who are committed to tackling issues of climate […]

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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 Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr on IWD, joins other female public leaders at the official launch of the Amujae Initiative, flagship initiative of The Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center for Women and Development.

I commemorated International Women’s Day with other female public leaders at the official launch of the Amujae Initiative, the flagship initiative of The Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center for Women and Development. The launch took place in Monrovia, Liberia. I am honored to be a member of the first cohort of ‘Amujae Leaders’, a diverse […]

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Hosts the First Women4Climate Mentorship Program Orientation Session

Yesterday, Freetown City Council (FCC), in collaboration with UN Women and Sierra Leone Women Engineers (SLWE) held an orientation session for the first cohort of the Women4Climate Mentorship Program mentees and mentors. Women4Climate is an initiative adopted by C40 Cities that engages female Mayors across the globe who are committed to tackling issues of climate […]

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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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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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