Akon Plans to Light up Africa with Solar power initiative

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Akon Plans to Light up Africa with Solar power initiative


Imagine that the story about Bruce Jenner’s sex change or gender transformation as Caitlyn Jenner: got more coverage than the humanitarian effort that will transform 600 million lives.

When he’s not singing or producing music, Akon is busy providing sustainable living options to people in African countries. The Senegalese-American singer’s initiative, appropriately called Akon Lighting Africa, aims to supply electricity to 600 million people in Africa who lack it with the launch of the Solar Academy.

Located in Bamako, Mali, the Solar Academy will help African engineers and entrepreneurs develop skills that will enable them to produce solar power. Experts will be on hand to help the participants with training and equipment, reported  by a Reuters report.

According to Akon,  Lighting Africa, the goal of the academy is to teach people how…

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