Akon Lighting Africa supports the Empowering Africa through Youth leadership program!

In partnership with the Korponai Kids Foundation and company Voyaj society, Akon Lighting Africa is supporting a program aimed to form a network of young African leaders, entitled Empowering Africa through Youth Leadership. Thirty young Africans aged 14-17 years, considered to have a very unquiet profile, were selected to attend a personal and professional development…

1.3 Billion Africans Don’t Have Electricity. Akon Has A Plan To Cut That In Half (EN)

t’s “a no-brainer.” That’s how hip-hop and R&B artist and producer Akon described using solar energy to bring power to hundreds of millions of Africans. The Missouri-born Senegalese American had just trekked to Mali from an inaugural meeting in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) with top West African leaders to talk about renewable energy solutions. “Africa…