Category: Mayor

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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FCC to install a waste to energy model at Aberdeen Women’s Centre

Mayor Yvonne engaged with Masada and their partner The Waste Transformer (TWT), Netherland on a waste to energy project. The Pilot Project, which is a sustainable development initiative, will target the installation of Waste Digester at the Aberdeen Women’s Centre. This project will commence in the next few weeks. Waste will be collected from residence […]

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FCC Hosts its Annual Municipal Sunday Thanksgiving at Christ Church and Alfajr Islamic Mission

Our 2019 Municipal Week ended today with our Municipal Sunday Thanksgiving Service at Christ Church, Pademba Road and a march past from the church to Council’s premises. This was preceded by a thanksgiving service on Friday at the Alfajr Islamic Mission at Calaba Town. As a Council, we have recommitted our plans and prayed for […]

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FCC Hosts Video Call with Climate Reality Representative

Today, Freetown City Council (FCC) hosted a video call with Gillian Hamilton. She is a representative from Climate Reality, an organization founded by Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States on a mission to accelerate climate action in every aspect of life. The conference call took place in the Mayor’s Parlour and various […]

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C40 African Regional Director Pays a Visit to the Mayor

Today, African Regional Director of C40 Cities, Hastings Chikoko, commenced a two-day visit to Freetown City Council (FCC). The visit marks the official inception of Freetown’s membership of C40 Cities – an international network of cities including London, New York Paris, Johannesburg, who are leading the way towards a healthier and more sustainable future. The […]

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FCC Provides Free Screening for World Diabetes Day

To mark World Diabetes Day, which is today November 14, Freetown City Council provided free screening for diabetes for 100 market women across four markets. The screenings, which happened on November 12 & 13, 2019, were carried out by Parene Healthcare, one of the partners in the Health Sector Working Group. The screening exercises took […]

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Meets with Former Mayor of Medellin to Discuss the Introduction of Cable Cars as a Mass Transit System

“Freetown City Council is working on plans to introduce a Cable Car system to the city” As a C40Cities member committed to combating climate change, Freetown City Council is already working on reducing emissions from waste by setting up a controlled and regulated waste collection and management system within its integrated solid and liquid waste […]

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FCC Creates Jobs for 600 as Part of its Sustainable Waste Management Project

This morning, sixty youth groups, who are beneficiaries of Freetown City Council’s Sustainable Waste Management Project, received their tricycles and other sanitation tools, including shovels and wheelbarrows at the Council’s premises. The project was funded by the European Union (EU) and Freetown City Council is providing training, mentorship and monitoring to ensure that the 600 […]

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The Embassy of China Donates Solar Street Lights to FCC’s Cleanest Zone Competition

Today, a delegation from the Embassy of China to Sierra Leone handed over 20-solar street lights and several smaller indoor and outdoor solar lights to Freetown City Council (FCC). The items were presented to the Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr at the Mayor’s Parlour in the presence of Chief Administrator, councillors and staff of FCC.  The donation […]

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