Video: Watch Akon Launch Academy To Help Provide Electricity To 600 Million People In Africa!
Senegalese-American singer Akon, whose Akon Lighting Africa initiative aims to bring electricity to some of the 600 million Africans who lack it, announced the launch of a new “Solar Academy” for the continent.
The creation of the “Solar Academy” is to develop skills and expertise in the energy field in Africa. This professional training center of excellence is a first on the continent and targets future African entrepreneurs, engineers and technicians. It will open its doors this summer in Bamako, Mali and welcome any Africans wanting to help develop the use of solar power.
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