Solektra Co-founders Akon, Thione Niang and Samba Bathily introduce their mini grid project in latest issue of Invest in Africa

Solektra Co-founders Akon, Thione Niang and Samba Bathily introduce their mini grid project in latest issue of Invest in Africa http://www.investinafrica.media/ With the growing perception that renewable energy is the most cost-effective solution to Africa’s energy crisis, now is the time to accelerate our investments in programmes that can be scaled or replicated to maximise…

Akon is featured in leading African online business publication How we made it in Africa

Akon is featured in leading African online business publication How we made it in Africa while explaining how energy access helps to create basic infrastructure in Africa – thus paving the way for more investments to be made over the continent. Read the article about Akon Lighting Africa initiative and its unique business model: http://www.howwemadeitinafrica.com/why-rb-star-akon-developed-a-financing-model-for-solar-energy-in-africa/52244/ Read Akon’s messages…

Reportage sur Akon Lighting Africa et Solektra International dans la dernière édition du Magazine de l’Afrique (Fr)

Lancé il y a 18 mois, le programme d’électrification de l’Afrique promu par le chanteur sénégalo-américain Akon étonne par ses méthodes et par ses résultats.   Il y a deux ans, j’ai rendu visite à ma grand-mère à Kaolack, au Sénégal. Pas d’électricité, on fonctionnait au kéro- sène. Je me suis dit, ce n’est pas…