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Akon is Bringing Solar Electricity To 600 Million People in Africa

Despite being best known for making pop music, Akon’s decided to give filling dancefloors a break in favor of bringing solar energy to people living in rural Africa. The singer, who is of Senegalese-American descent, has recently opened a Solar Academy as part of his effort to bring electricity to 600 million people in rural communities across Africa. Located in ...

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Blak Ryno Cancels Trip To Africa

Another Jamaican dancehall artiste is putting a halt on travel plans to Africa. Singjay Blak Ryno has cancelled an upcoming trip to Kenya following warnings by Health Minister Dr. Fenton Ferguson. He was scheduled to perform in the capital city of Nairobi next week. “While I respect my fans in Kenya, I respect my health more,” Ryno said. “Right now, ...

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