Senegalese-American musician and entrepreneur Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, popularly known as Akon has revealed plans to build a futuristic city dubbed Akon city in Uganda.
Akon together with his wife Rozina Negusir arrived in Uganda on Friday morning for a business visit.
Following his meeting with President Museveni, this website understands that government has agreed to allocate 1 square mile of land to have Akon’s plan come to reality.
Akon says the Ugandan Akon City will operate on his AKoin stellar-based cryptocurrency and will be completed by 2036.
The projected city will be a platform to attract investments in the country and create more jobs.
Akon also visited Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth National Parks in Western Uganda.