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Akon Lighting Africa…

Celebs who give back: Akon, a Senegalese-American R&B/hip hop superstar has seen firsthand that Africa has had little help to try to remedy its electrical situation. Akon spent much of his childhood in Senegal, and he noticed that nothing has really changed that much since his childhood regarding the power electricity in Senegal and other  African Countries. Best known for his hits “Smack That” and “I Wanna Love You” and other numerous awards icon. Akon has turned his attention to the development of the electrical grid in Africa working alongside Give1Project and ADS Global Corporation SA. Akon is in...

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Happy Birthday Akon…

Senegalese-American Business, Actor, Record Producer and R&B/hip hop Superstar Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam aka Akon is a year older today!  Join African Celebs in wishing the “Smack That” Superstar God’s richest blessings on his birthday and every day. What’s your favourite Akon Songs/movies?     The ‘Don’t Matter’ Star is given back so much to the community…has seen firsthand that Africa has had little help to try to remedy its electrical situation. Akon spent much of his childhood in Senegal, and he noticed that nothing has really changed that much since his childhood regarding the power electricity in Senegal and other  African Countries.   Best known...

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Black November Movie Staring Akon…

“Black November” film is Written and directed by Jeta Amata, tells a  story of a  volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an American oil executive and demands that his corporation end the destruction and pollution. Inspired by true events, Black November is the gripping story of how a community rises up and takes drastic measures to make sure their voices are heard. The films starts out with the image of a female prisoner...

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Celebs Who Give Back: Akon Expected In Rwanda

Akon Lighting Africa project: Akon is expected in Rwanda today to promote his Akon Lighting Africa Solar Power Initiative.  The Senegalese-American R&B/hip hop superstar, who spent much of his childhood in Senegal has seen firsthand that Africa has had little help to try to remedy its electrical situation….   The Smack that singer will be travelling 10 African states with his business partners (Malian entrepreneur Samba Bathily, and Senegalese Thione Niang) to see what progress has been made on projects and to identify new areas for electrification so far. The ‘Akon Lighting Africa project’, which has been in operation in less than a year...

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D’Banj Releases New Video With Akon

D’banj  is celebrating 10 years in the music industry, in an interview D’banj confirmed that his 10th year anniversary program of events will last through the whole year.  As part of the celebration, D’banj’s  has released the Video Remix to the Hit single featuring ‘Smack it’ artist Akon… Enjoy the clip...

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