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Akon Lighting Africa supports Newly Western African Energy Leaders Group

The Akon Lighting Africa initiative will give $200 000 dollars to support the newly created Western African Energy Leaders Group (a regional branch of the African Energy Leaders Group). 561 more words


Today's Funky 4: Dr. Dre, Akon & More

Today on the Funky 4 Plus One More, we played songs from Dr. Dre and Akon. Check out all the songs we played, plus,  52 more words


Akon on Islam and music

Senegalese rapper Akon, who is a practising Muslim, talked extensively about his faith before his performance at Morocco’s Mawazine Festival on Wednesday, June 3:

“I was born a Muslim and depending on what part of Senegal you came from, music was considered haram and there has always been a debate about Islam and music. 137 more words

What's The 411

Hkon (@iamhkon) Releases New Single Teaser "Still The One" @xsem1 @ibjika @mykebou @pekcheman

Hkon is gearing up for his new album release and had so far released three hit singles to support that, “You Know”, “Addicted”, and “My Girl”. 71 more words


For some reason…

For some reason I am scared, that your blue shirts and sweaters will turn green, that your white and blue caps will turn into green berets. 572 more words

I met Akon!

I’m  at the VIP section.Everyone is looking glam and  there is buzz being created about anything and everything.To my left was the lovely Atemi  who sat two sits away from me and to  my far right was was the panel of judges inclusive of Akon. 411 more words

Billion Reasons To Believe

Let There Be Light!- Akon is Secretly Transforming The Lives of 600,000 Africans

Akon (yes the RnB singer) along with several other visionaries is at the forefront of driving change in Africa. His project, Akon Lighting aims to provide affordable, clean and sustainable energy to the most deprived and remote areas in the continent. 314 more words

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