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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr
Mayor of Freetown; on a mission to ; SLWT co-founder (); Passionate about Sierra Leone
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr 21h
Yesterday was lockdown day 2. On Sunday morning, FCC got 80 passes & carried out our daily street & market sweeping. This is Freetown if we don’t litter. Call 075434012 or go to for details of a waste collector. &
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Apr 6
This is what FCC does every day. We don’t need a longer lock down. We just need Freetonians to not throw their garbage on to the streets straight after the streets are swept! Call 075434012 or go to for waste service providers near you. Thank you!
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Apr 5
Grateful to be able to support some of our most vulnerable residents during these difficult times. Gearing up to do more as part of
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Global Parliament of Mayors Apr 2
Lessons learnt: Mayor "The lessons we learned from Ebola: trace, track, isolate. Make sure you involve the community". Listen to this great interview with Mayor Aki Sawyerr how lessons from Ebola remain very relevant!
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Apr 2
- sharing how lessons from are informing ’s planning for . The viruses are different, the responses need to be different, but some lessons learnt from Ebola remain very relevant
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Apr 1
As we roll out community-level engagements across the city, I will be on BBC Newsday Radio today April 2, 2020 at 6:10AM. Tune in on as I discuss how is responding to the outbreak & lessons learned from the outbreak.
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Apr 1
Thanks for all you are doing Marian!
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Apr 1
Thanks for setting an example of making real
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Manja Kargbo Mar 31
Today, in the midst of a special initiative between started. With so many possibilities & Mayor are proud to lead the dialogue with the city of to reimagine what could look like with leading the way!
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Michael McFaul Mar 30
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Reuters Mar 31
Chinese demand for rosewood has crashed amid the coronavirus pandemic, giving a forest in Sierra Leone reprieve from illegal logging
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Mar 28
Grateful to have this platform to learn, share, be inspired & be encouraged as we all face the pandemic in our different cities. Thanks . With no reported cases, Freetown is focused on prevention & preparedness. Please see our plan at
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Richard Honey Mar 27
The team is doing a great job in exceptional circumstances- thank you
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Mike Bloomberg Mar 27
I applaud the House and Senate for working across the aisle to pass the historic $2 trillion relief bill that will help businesses & Americans in need. Now more than ever, we need to put politics aside and work together.
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Mar 27
Inspiring, that’s the way it should be in a crisis when so much is at stake
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Mar 26
sending you my best wishes Paul. It’s a tough job but a privilege to serve the residents of our . Thanks for your service
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Mar 26
Thanks of for your support! The world, and our cities, need to continue to stand together through these difficult times.
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Mar 25
Replying to @NYCMayor
My thoughts are with you. Hoping the tide will turn soon
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Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Mar 25
Replying to @thelastanna
Thank you
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