- Akon took to social media to announce the finalization of the city agreement
- The city will be named after the famous music star
- According to reports, the city will be 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 finalization 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.
The star took to his social media accounts to express joy after signing his final agreement.
"Just finalized 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 2000-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 city 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.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Jamaican dancehall singer and songwriter, Popcaan has expressed his gratitude to the beautiful Ghanaian Socialite, Hajia4Real for dashing him gold and diamond-encrusted chain.
According to Popcaan, he is so grateful for the love shown to him by Hajia4Real and he will never forget her.
Hajia4Real's name will forever be on the lips and in the heart of Popcaan for the kind gesture. Born Andre Jay Sutherland, the Jamaican dancehall singer and songwriter arrived in Ghana to enjoy activities marking the 'Year of Return' celebrations.
Popcaan was in Ghana weeks into the New Year.
He had a lot of fun in the country but had to fly to France for a music show which he has been billed to perform. Before living the country, Popcaan had the pleasure and opportunity of meeting some of the industry greats like Jackie Appiah and Samini among others.
For the love shown him when he came to Ghana, Popcaan promised to make a comeback soon and perform for his fans.
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