City-Wide Property Geo-Mapping is Under Way

Our city-wide property geo-mapping has started after a successful pilot in three wards early this year. The geo-mapping initiative, which is funded by DFID, started as a pledge during Mayor Aki-Sawyerr’s Fo Wi Komyuniti, Fo Wi Friton, Fo Wi Progress campaign. Today, it was launched by the Mayor, in the presence of Councillors and staff […]

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Public Notice on the Sewage Overflow in Various Parts of the Central Business District

Freetown City Council wishes to apologize to the general public for the overflow of sewage from the sewage network at several locations in the central business district. These locations include various points along Charlotte Street and Wallace Johnson Street (Big Market, Government Bookshop and King Jimmy Bridge). In addition to maintenance works carried out earlier […]

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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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Tar Road Community Awarded New Feeder Road as Winners of First Edition CleanestZoneCompetition

Tar Road Community in the east of Freetown is getting a brand new feeder road from FCC as winners of the first edition of #CleanestZoneCompetition! If you want development like Tar Road, join your Councillors and mobilize your neighbors to keep your community clean. The community that makes the most improvement in cleanliness, beautification, sustainability and […]

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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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