Akon To Visit 10 African Countries To Assess Solar Power Progress



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The singer and businessman Akon is heading to Rwanda on Tuesday to monitor the progress of his lauded Akon Lighting Africa Solar Power Initiative

Thi Tuesday, Akon and his co-founders Samba Bathily, a Malian businessman, and Thione Niang, a political activist, will have a meeting with Rwandan officials in order to ascertain what the progress is with his initiative.

With his program, Akon is providing solar-powered electricity to African villages. So far, he has established his program in 14 African states, and with this program, Akon plans to extend his solar reach to 11 additional countries.

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