Its is reaveled that the renowned Senegalese-American musician, investor and philanthropist Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, popularly known as Akon arrived in Uganda Friday morning for a business visit. Its also rememberered that in 2018, Akon announced plans to establish a $6 billion futuristic Pan-African smart city in Senegal dubbed “Akon City”.
Speaking in a press conference on Monday (April 5), Akon revealed that a new futuristic city will be coming to Uganda in the coming years. The plan has the backing of the Ugandan government, who announced that they’ve allotted one square mile of land for Akon City part two.Akon City will be built both in: Senegal 62 miles from Dakar the capital of Senegal and Uganda The project was first announced in Senegal by Akon along with the Senegal minister for tourism Alioune Sarrin 2018. It will be located in the coastal village in mmbodiene on 800-hectare (2,000 acres of land.however in Uganda, the exact location has not yet been revealed.