Rapper Akon is getting a whole city in Senegal named after him

Rapper Akon is getting a whole city in Senegal named after him

- Akon took to social media to announce the finalisation of the city agreement

- A city in the African country will be named after the famous music star

- According to reports, the city will be a 100% crypto-based city as transactions and daily payments would be done with cryptocurrencies

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Celebrated American-Senegalese star, Akon, has announced the finalisation of the agreement to build his own city in Senegal.

The one of a kind city, dubbed Akon city or Wakanda, is expected to run on renewable energy.

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The star took to his social media accounts to express joy after signing his final agreement.

"Just finalised the agreement for Akon City in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the future," he wrote.

News about the city with unique features was first announced in December 2019.

The city is set to be built on a 2 000-acre land space which was given to the music star by the president of Senegal.

According to reports online, the city will be 100% crypto-based as transactions and daily payments would be done with cryptocurrencies.

The project is expected to be completed in a period of 10 years with the first stage set to be achieved by the year 2025.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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