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  • EUR Exclusive: Akon Bringing Electricity to a Million in Africa

    Mar 10, 14 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *Electricity powers not only business growth but also lights the minds of young people –helping them to learn when theyplug intheir computers and other essential technologicaltools. R&B star Akon recognizes that in many parts of Africa business expansionis not possible and children’s education stifled because there is no ability to getelectricity. “They’re using kerosene and […]

  • Lighting Contractors File $95,000 Lien Against Akon For Bailing on Bill

    Feb 27, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Akon reportedly got more than $95,000 worth of lighting done in his Atlanta mansion…and never bothered to pay the bill. According to a lien filed by the Southern Electric Company in Georgia on November 26, 2013, and obtained by Radar Online, the singer failed to pay $95,000 for ”labor and materials” used during renovations of […]

  • Akon Spearheads International Alliances With Akon Lighting Africa Initiative

    Feb 21, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *In addition to making music, Akon is staying busy for a worthy cause with the launch of Akon Lighting Africa, an international initiative created to provide electricity to one million homes in Africa by the end of 2014. Akon, along with Give 1 Project and Solektra International and ADS (Africa Development Solutions) Group, is leading the […]

  • Egyptian Singer Sues Akon over Pitbull No-Show

    Jan 22, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Rapper Pitbull bailed on a famous Egyptian singer’s music video after the singer spent hundreds of thousands to produce it — and the singer is blaming Akon, according to a new lawsuit. Singer Tamer Hosny filed the suit against Akon claiming he paid the Senegalese crooner $300,000 for both him and Pitbull to sing on […]

  • Akon: If America was a Polygamous Society, We’d All be Better Off

    Nov 17, 13 by Brainuser1 15 Comments

    *Who knew? Akon is a philosopher too. He’s got it all figured out. TMZ caught up with the “Smack That” artist at LAX  and found out that we Americans have been doing it all wrong. If we were a polygamous society, we’d all be better off. “If America adopted that culture there would be less domestic […]

  • Akon’s Response to Zimmerman Verdict: We Need to Move Back to Africa!

    Jul 18, 13 by PJ 43 Comments

    *After the George Zimmerman verdict, we saw people respond in so many ways including riots, open letters and even blocking freeways with protests. But music artist Akon had a different and unexpected approach. So many celebrities took to Twitter to express both their distaste for Zimmerman being found not guilty as well as their concern […]