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FCC Hosts Video Call with Climate Reality Representative

November 21, 2019

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…

C40 African Regional Director Pays a Visit to the Mayor

November 19, 2019

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…

The Cleaning Zone Competition is on!

November 12, 2019

The #CleanestZoneCompetition is on!!! Our assessors are in the 322 communities that make up our city, looking for the communities that are making the effort to improve cleanliness and beautification sustainably and…

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

November 8, 2019

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…

Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Commemorates Late Victims of Ebola Epidemic at the Fourth Anniversary of the End of Ebola Outbreak

November 7, 2019

Today, Mayor Aki-Sawyerr joined the Association of Ebola Survivors at the Kingtom Cemetary for a short somber service to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the End of Ebola Outbreak Declaration.…

Ambassador of Republic of Ireland Pays a Courtesy Call to Mayor Aki-Sawyerr

November 6, 2019

This morning, recently appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Ireland to Sierra Leone, Lesley Ní Bhriaian, paid a courtesy call to Mayor Aki-Sawyerr at the Mayor’s Parlour in Freetown. During…

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

November 4, 2019

Today, a delegation from the Embassy of China to Sierra Leone handed over 20-solar street lights and Representative of the Ambassador of China hands over 20 solar-lights to Mayor Yvonne…

FCC Creates Jobs and Improves Sanitation by Helping Youth Start Waste Collection Enterprises

November 1, 2019

Today, International Organization for Migration (IOM) handed 20 tricycles, 2 motorbikes and other tools to FCC, to help the Council achieve its target of having 60% of solid and liquid…

Newly Appointed British High Commissioner Pays Mayor of Freetown A Courtesy Call

September 30, 2019

The newly appointed British High Commissioner to Sierra Leone, Simon Mustard, together with the Head and Deputy Head of DfID (SL), Kobi Bentley and Sandy Baldwin, paid a courtesy call…

CEO of Standard Chartered Bank West Africa Visits Abderdeen Roundabout

September 25, 2019

The CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria & West Africa, Mr Lamin Manjang, visits Freetown and he passed by the Aberdeen Roundabout to see the progress of the beautification work…

Freetown City Council Tests Bus Routes & Bus Stops for New School Buses

September 16, 2019

On Friday 13th September 2019, Freetown City Council took possession of 12 new school buses that were procured by the Ministry of Transport and Aviation to support the central government’s…

FCC Maps Out Way Forward for NPSE with Education Stakeholders at NPSE Data Conference

September 13, 2019

Yesterday, 12th September, 2019, Freetown City Council (FCC) had in-depth discussions with stakeholders in education, about some of the irregularities our monitors observed during the May 2019 National Primary School…