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Mayor of Freetown; on a mission to #TransformFreetown; SLWT co-founder (https://t.co/dQAASPsUlb); Passionate about Sierra Leone https://t.co/x7DR01NBJG

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Visited 3 of FCC’s 7 transfer stations currently under construction wt Local Govt Minister, Councillors & #CRS. Tri… https://t.co/WoMOBAloOT
7/3
2020
#NewProfilePic https://t.co/joJVQZwwBcHonored to address the UN Secretary-General and UN Senior Management Group on the”Future of Cities”. Shared… https://t.co/rexhma9OFACongratulations!! https://t.co/M7xf8TAax9
7/1
2020
So proud of you sis, you are such an inspiration!! I look forward to your leadership as the first female President… https://t.co/jaI9WMJPSJI thank God for His mercy and grace which has brought me to this point where today I have been installed as the fir… https://t.co/xuyP2KYBYa
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6/30
2020
We are pleased to have directly received this technical note from the #InternationalMonetaryFund on their views on… https://t.co/PUGwJAkokp
6/28
2020
Grateful 2 see #Freetonians support #TransformFreetown! This reform will provide more Met Police to enforce byelaws… https://t.co/g2yiiqpjF0In our eleventh issue we feature the amazing @yakisawyerr, Mayor of Freetown. https://t.co/N9GW371TJh
Retweeted by Yvonne Aki-SawyerrThanks for sharing @sierraeyesalone ! #FurtherTogether #TransformFreetown https://t.co/ZjhsjwRbtE
6/24
2020
Really grateful to see some many #Freetonians raising their voices in support of the FCC property rate reform. FCC… https://t.co/wFC08cs8VQ
6/23
2020
Thrilled 2 find #Freetonians waiting to pay #PropertyRates this morning!Thanks 4 your commitment. #FACT: rates for… https://t.co/60UuZ1pzL5
6/22
2020
This has to stop. Our society and our city MUST be safe for our girls and women. #StopTheRapeshttps://t.co/O9jnjWFoVeThis has to stop. Our society and our city MUST be safe for our girls and women. #StopTheRapeshttps://t.co/AVSmKgE4RtThis has to stop. Our society and our city MUST be safe for our girls and women. #StopTheRapeshttps://t.co/co9MlHnapVThanks so much! I am honored https://t.co/L8k5WoHByu @LordAward Thanks so much! I am truly honored
6/21
2020
We are committed to delivering the services #Freetonians need. The reformed property rates will do this. Challengin… https://t.co/dtPXO6YpfaThanks @kibobofred !! We can do this, we all have a role to play #TransformFreetown https://t.co/jGyiYqZvR4
6/20
2020
@patrickgaspard So sorryThanks @steve220459 for your commitment to the #RailwayMuseumFreetown! Helping preserve this amazing piece of histo… https://t.co/TtWD3hv7syThanks @finorx ! Sales of the fantastic #FreetownTheTreeTown t-shirt support the planting of #1million trees… https://t.co/dSq2l7j53U
6/17
2020
Thanks #Here2Help! #StopCOVID19 #FurtherTogether https://t.co/GM4KmwYE8o
6/15
2020
@FCC_Freetown extends property rate payment date to September 30, 2020 and reduces poundage from 15% to 5%.… https://t.co/zxUNJ7jT0q
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6/13
2020
In the midst of #COVID19 we mustn’t forget that #Malaria continues to claim lives. We can play a role to stop both… https://t.co/XxJGv5zUi6Grateful for the platform to share this message. Truly believe this and encouraging us all to step forward and quot… https://t.co/vsK3ypblQo
6/11
2020
Tomorrow @giwps hosts a virtual discussion on #GenderClimateSecurity with FM @Haavisto, Mayor @yakisawyerr and… https://t.co/OW6WOSrkJF
Retweeted by Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr @michael_b_moore Thanks @michael_b_moore 😊
6/10
2020
@duraman_smith There is and we are working on that too. The photos below are from Kissy Mental but this World Bank… https://t.co/kKuskfdFNM
6/9
2020
Here’s what FCC has been up to over the last week as we continue to work to #TransformFreetown and #StopCOVID19. Th… https://t.co/jC8xupvsbD @Leslie74541824 Noted, will get our team to investigateAnd our #FloodMitigation work continues. I was thrilled to see these #Before and #After photos of #BlackhallRoad. T… https://t.co/5ihybE98qcFriday’s seedling distribution process included collecting data about where the seedlings were collected from & whe… https://t.co/WgtiEexvSJ
6/7
2020
@RachelSandi Although the #LGA2004 devolves Land-use Planning and #BuildingPermits to the local councils, including… https://t.co/xm3xk7YwJZAlthough the #LGA2004 devolves Land-use Planning and #BuildingPermits to the local councils, including #FCC, the fu… https://t.co/rtrmJaLqno#WorldEnvironmentDay-FCC gave out over 1000 trees to Freetonians as part of the #FreetownTheTreeTown Campaign! Resi… https://t.co/p5fhIdL0zSDistinguished #climate leaders to discuss #GenderClimateSecurity action June 11, 10am EDT. Feat Former President of… https://t.co/l8wYKByLqh
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6/6
2020
Today, on #WorldEnvironmentDay, Freetown City Council organized a ceremony to mark the start of the planting 1 mill… https://t.co/SgofkfHPvc
Retweeted by Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr#WorldEnvironmentDay2020 We started implementation of #FreetownTheTreeTown - planting #1MillionTrees, with a symbol… https://t.co/Zm2XmYQBQY @Soe_Marrah Please accept my deepest sympathies
6/5
2020
So excited that the implementation of #FreetownTheTreeTown starts tomorrow. We’ll be planting #1million trees and o… https://t.co/MERNUOV90Y
6/4
2020
@FCC_Freetown continues our work to #TransformFreetown whilst playing our part in the fight to #StopCOVID19 . Not s… https://t.co/5Qdu9owy0j
6/1
2020
In the latest #FollowTheData podcast, I spoke with Mayor @yakisawyerr of Freetown, Sierra Leone. We discussed how F… https://t.co/1Y0GtxcERw
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5/31
2020
To prevent another crisis during the #Covid19 outbreak, FCC wt @WorldBank funding, started its annual flood mitigat… https://t.co/yWpfvTAVNlLike many other city councils, FCC is seeking to support our residents in the fight to #StopCOVID19. Partnerships a… https://t.co/KggW8SqaqR
5/30
2020
Mayor Jacob Frey: Justice for George Floyd - Sign the Petition! https://t.co/TriUa5sSTh via @ChangeCongratulations sis 🎉🎊🎉 https://t.co/5UMuL3Dbbb
5/28
2020
We are deeply aware of the challenges faced by our residents at this difficult time and we remain committed to deli… https://t.co/ihsZW75LsE
Retweeted by Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr @MusConneh I think you may have misread the article. Please do have a look at the average impact and the absolute t… https://t.co/77h5TpPfirIt’s a more equitable system so bottom 40% of properties will on average see a #decrease in their property rates. I… https://t.co/ADmDOu9cswThanks @memuna ! Reforms introduce equity because >60,000 properties were previously not captured & not contributi… https://t.co/BNX5vG6tKV @Abubaka40049315 @yakisawyerr You just read the headline. You didn’t read the article did you? If you did you’d rea… https://t.co/Ndm8UTvkuS
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5/23
2020
Freetown just implemented a new tax system that could quintuple revenue - African Arguments. We are excited that a… https://t.co/ApSI4jkf0Y
5/22
2020
We are really excited to launch #EUStandsWithSaLone supporting Freetonians in the fight against COVID19. This #EU s… https://t.co/9OkptkygHJ
5/21
2020
Great to share experiences with other city leaders, so many similarities as we face #Covid19 and the post #Covid19https://t.co/RBNq2s67vA
5/17
2020
Phenomenal day (throwback) with @DrTedros @MaimunahSharif @NYCFirstLady @Katja_Iversen @UN_PGA @yakisawyerr for… https://t.co/TjIFpmoeIf
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5/16
2020
The COVID19 response in the context of informal settlements, informal transport and informal employment has to refl… https://t.co/gl9Zr82rDQI took the oath of office to serve as Mayor of Freetown exactly 2years ago today. I am grateful for the progress th… https://t.co/ARpz1Esn3E
5/11
2020
@Mohamed83677864 I am the Mayor of Freetown 😊
5/10
2020
Happy #EuropeDay @TomVensEU #EUDelegationSierraLeone! These are difficult times on many levels. Your history has ta… https://t.co/faxqf0HbUPThanks @TomVensEU and the #EUDelegationSierraLeone for this partnership. #FurtherTogether #StopCOVID19 https://t.co/Z1ubrK5YJU
5/9
2020
“No Return to Business as Usual”: @C40cities Mayors Pledge on COVID19 Economic Recovery "Climate action can help a… https://t.co/VNEDJSziJh
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5/7
2020
Excellent information tool. Let’s keep sharing this; we need all our girls on board as we #StopCOVID19! https://t.co/aEFvd7Ap7ESo glad that we are able to keep working to #TransformFreetown whilst working to #StopCOVID19 https://t.co/MQxfQ07a4SThanks @IronnSky We’re in this together 🙌🏽 https://t.co/f0z4uTSlDu
5/6
2020
#FCC with support of #ConcernSL is providing rainwater harvesting systems & 5000 litre tanks in 68 water-deprived c… https://t.co/UwXHrUzv57
5/3
2020
In recent ‘3 Questions with the Africa Program’ videos, @DONJAZZY, @hmryder, and @yakisawyerr discuss the impact of… https://t.co/mRtBdTT09r
Retweeted by Yvonne Aki-SawyerrInspiring inaugural meeting this week. No matter where our cities are on the #CovidCurve, we need to keep #Recoveryhttps://t.co/2L7tP2bbenJust watched #LoveIsWarOnNetflix and I’m shocked Nigeria has never had a woman Governor. I love that Madam… https://t.co/yrbGA42DMz
Retweeted by Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr👍🏽We’re all in this together. We continue #ClimateAction alongside our fight to #StopCOVID19 https://t.co/qtl6K4I1bB
5/1
2020
Key points by Freetown Mayor @yakisawyerr : (a) close gap between COVID19 protocols@practices on the ground (b) no… https://t.co/kIcaFSyp1Z
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4/29
2020
Happy Sierra Leone Independence Day to our twin city of Freetown and our partner school, Empowering Children 🌍🙌🏻… https://t.co/LuZT9S8oNY
Retweeted by Yvonne Aki-SawyerrThank you @LordHull ! https://t.co/Rih0DJkYQ8
4/27
2020
Absolutely right!! Zero malaria starts with you and with me!! https://t.co/AMo8rFOn3XMédecins, officiels, vétérans d'#Ebola ou du #sida, ils/elles sont les visages de la lutte contre le #Covid_19 en A… https://t.co/mHalR58L2F
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4/25
2020
Thanks @FreetownSociety ! So wonderful to have a twin city that always stands with us! #FurtherTogether #StopCOVID19 https://t.co/mWrk02MijaCommunity engagement is a key component of #FCC’s COVID19 Plan. Our aim is for all our residents to understand & ac… https://t.co/51uK0CBoKp#FurtherTogether! Thanks @LunchBoxGift @madam_wokie @TomVensEU! This is a team effort and #Freetonians all across t… https://t.co/vodCwv90wJ @sarah_brima Thanks @sarah_brima! As the first elected but third woman mayor, it is an honour to serve my city, eve… https://t.co/8KNwFVMIawThanks @barmmyboy, great video! Let’s all spread the word, let’s #MaskUpFreetown! #StopCOVID19 https://t.co/N59NTIeOOqExisting vulnerabilities become greater challenges during an outbreak. In the immediate term we must #StopCovid19 b… https://t.co/cD5Bjqzb0S
4/24
2020
Honoured to share #Freetown #Ebola #LessonsLearnt and our #COVID19 preparedness & response plan. #Cities around the… https://t.co/qhuxI9y7D1
4/22
2020
We turned the sod on construction of a nursery centre for pre-school kids at Congo Water Market! It will give kids… https://t.co/qAZFkNPSUBThank you, I am honoured. This is the result of #TeamWork and the great residents of #Freetown https://t.co/4rV7pZE5u3The Local Gov Act 2004 devolves to local councils mandates for #LandUsePlanning & issuing #BuildingPermits. It is b… https://t.co/e7m2p0KeH6
4/21
2020
The large number of informal settlements in #Freetown is one of the biggest challenges for the city’s #COVID19 resp… https://t.co/OEBRPXE6pe
4/19
2020
We are still working to #TransformFreetown in the midst of the fight to #StopCovid19. Thanks to @JapanGov for fundi… https://t.co/CWwdtOHQc6
4/18
2020
Thanks @NickyLSC and #PowerWomen232 for your support in the fight to #StopCovid19 https://t.co/nwwWRNAAS2
4/17
2020
Flooding is caused by; illegal dumping, silt from deforestation, structures built in waterways. Today a structure w… https://t.co/sd1Fp0vU17Honoured to serve on the Global Mayors COVID-19 Recovery Task Force. #Freetown is at the start of the curve with 15… https://t.co/IjCuvsq4cJ
4/16
2020
@hazard_alhaji @madam_wokie @LunchBoxGift Yes we didWith support of @madam_wokie Wokie, we distributed 3000 locally-made masks to market traders at 3 markets. 200 litr… https://t.co/MfU4GWHgHF
4/14
2020
@PeterEllie1 @madam_wokie @FCC_Freetown These are being given to market traders for free
4/13
2020
Thank you @madam_wokie! Your generosity will enable @FCC_Freetown to provide locally-made masks to 5000 market trad… https://t.co/5B5D0dNMxRhttps://t.co/sRVVaTYyTy
4/12
2020
@waapaa @FCC_Freetown FCC has no role in the lockdown decisions or enforcement. I do hope that these images are bei… https://t.co/PWivOPWqIK @waapaa @FCC_Freetown These are not FCC Met Police and FCC has no role in the lockdown decisions or enforcement. I… https://t.co/DeMQ4AhfPA
4/11
2020
Mayor @yakisawyerr and her #TransformFreetown vision aim to make the city of @FCC_Freetown, an urban, economic, fin… https://t.co/2NuyNMySw2
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4/9
2020
Yesterday was lockdown day 2. On Sunday morning, FCC got 80 passes & carried out our daily street & market sweeping… https://t.co/NLrmwLWZKn
4/7
2020
@tonkolili @FCC_Freetown This is what FCC does every day. We don’t need a longer lock down. We just need Freetonian… https://t.co/qBMVIk6XD8
4/6
2020

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