Akon Energy Project Yielding Results In Rwanda

Formerly deemed stalled Akon Lighting Africa project has started delivering the solar powered systems in Ndengo Sector, Kayonza District of Eastern Rwanda.

The project being implemented by Solektra Int. is a joint venture of the Senegalese-American singer Alioune Badara Thiam aka Akon, his fellow Senegalese-American Thione Niang and Malian entrepreneur, Samba Bathily.

The $250,000 worth facilities constitute the first phase of the project, said Solektra Int CEO, Samba Bathily, while unveiling, on Saturday, the street lighting units, a village water pump and three ambulances to Ndego sector.

Full article: Taarifa



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