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Senegalese-American Hip-Hop Recording Artist & Producer; Social Impact Entrepreneur & Founder of Akoin

Akon is recognized as one of the most powerful voices across Africa and the Diaspora, named to the Forbes Celebrity 100 & 40 Most Powerful Celebrities in Africa list. Through Akon Lighting Africa, he has already brought solar power to 18 countries in Africa, creating safety, health and well-being for millions of the 600M+ Africans who lack electricity today. Akon is also the visionary behind Akon City, a sustainable and eco-tourism smart city in development in Senegal, Africa where Akoin will be the central currency.


Akon To Launch First Solar Academy In Africa
Akon and Akon Lighting Africa initiative have just announced the creation of a “Solar Academy” to develop skills and expertise in sustainable energy in Africa
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