A ‘real-life Wakanda’: US singer Akon’s US$6 billion ‘Akon City’ in Senegal will even have its own cryptocurrency

//A ‘real-life Wakanda’: US singer Akon’s US$6 billion ‘Akon City’ in Senegal will even have its own cryptocurrency

A ‘real-life Wakanda’: US singer Akon’s US$6 billion ‘Akon City’ in Senegal will even have its own cryptocurrency

American R&B singer Akon is moving ahead with plans to create a futuristic Pan-African city, announcing this week that construction will begin next year on the US$6 billion project despite global tourism’s uncertain future.Akon, who first announced his idea for the utopian city back in 2018, has described it as a “real-life Wakanda”, comparing it to the technologically advanced fictional African place portrayed in the blockbuster film Black Panther (2018).Akon said he hoped his project would…

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