Akon arrives in Uganda, to meet Museveni

This photo provided by Uganda’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs shows Senegalese - American musician, Akon (left) Sheik Ramadhan Mulindwa (centre) and Ugandan musician Eddy Kenzo posing after Akon’s arrival in Uganda on April 2, 2021. PHOTOS/ COURTESY

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  • In 2018, Akon announced plans to establish a $6 billion futuristic Pan-African smart city in Senegal dubbed “Akon City”.

Renowned Senegalese-American musician, investor and philanthropist Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, popularly known as Akon arrived in Uganda Friday morning for a business visit.

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