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Akon Plans A City After Black Panther’s Wakanda

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Sengalese Singer Reveals Plan Of Wakanda-Like City In Dakar, Senegal

Award winning Senegalese singer Akon has revealed his plan to build a city that will take after the movie, Black Panther’s city, Wakanda in his native country Senegal.

Akon who was speaking at a panel titled Branding Africa: Blockchain, Entrepreneurship and Empowering the Future at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, disclosed his project which is a proposed city named after him Akon Crypto City.

The city will be close to Dakar, Senegal’s capital and will have universities, schools, stadium, homes and developed technology as seen in the film.

It will also have its own currency named AKoin, a cryptocurrency which he said has the potential of being “the saviour of Africa in many ways”.

To actualize this dream, the Senegalese President Macky Sall has supported Akon’s dream by giving Akon 2,000 square-acres of land.


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