Singer Akon’s Senegalese ‘Wakanda’ city unstarted, locals left in dark

By Africanews with AFP A year after singer Akon laid the first stone of the $6 billion futuristic city he vowed to build for his native Senegal, the site remains grassland. The stone itself sits at the bottom of a dirt…

Singer Akon seeks business opportunities in Uganda

By Rédaction Africanews with AFP Multi-award winning rapper Akon is in Uganda, in search of investment opportunities that would extend his business footprint in Africa. The visit, coordinated by Ugandan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, saw the star being offered land…

Singer Akon is Spending $6 Billion to Build a “Real-Life Wakanda” in Senegal

By Samantha Pires Recording artist Akon has big plans for his upcoming smart city in Senegal. The new $6 billion development is called Akon City and will fulfill the star’s wish to provide a refuge for members of the African Diaspora…