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? Akon     fast_forward 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 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 partnership with Give1Project and ADS Global Corporation SA, has initiated the project “Akon Lighting Africa Project” tour which aims to bring electricity to one (1) million households in Africa by the end of 2014. Akon is in partnership with Give1Project and ADS Global Corporation SA, has initiated the project “Akon Lighting Africa Project” tour which aims to bring electricity to one (1) million households in Africa by the end of 2014. The lack of electricity is currently a major problem in Africa. A significant number of households in rural areas and even urban cities do not have access to electricity. The new project is termed Akon Lighting Africa..…… Read more about Akon’s project here More Africancelebs birthdays here

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