Hip hop superstar Akon is one of Africa’s most renowned philanthropists. He hopes to empower young entrepreneurs in Africa to strengthen the continent’s rising economies and support the development of sustainable communities through blockchain-based cryptocurrency, Akoin. Through the artist’s Akoin Foundation, inspired entrepreneurs will develop future-forward businesses and promote innovation, economic stability, and growth across Africa, as well as in the wider world.
Senegalese-American entrepreneur and philanthropist, Akon, announced that there are plans to build a second crypto city in Africa, this time in Uganda.
The first crypto city called Akon City is being built in Senegal and costs around $6billion. Akon has described the city in Senegal as the real life Wakanda due to its technological advancements.