It has been in the news for a while now, but it seems like the project is set to begin soon.
American/Senegalese R&B singer — Akon promised to provide stable electricity for Kibera in Nairobi which is the largest urban slum in Africa; when he first met President Uhuru Kenyatta in Washington DC during the US-Africa Summit in August.
Now, Akon was at the State House Nairobi on Thursday, September 18, 2014 and set up a meeting with the Energy CS Davis Chirchir, Kenya Power MD Ben Chumo, President’s Private Secretary Jomo Gecaga and Rural Electrification CEO and agreed on specifics for implementation that with be carried by ‘Akon Light Africa Project’.
Akon who was welcomed to the State House by Kenya president will participate in the rural electrification process and will hold another meeting with Rural Electrification Authority to finalize on specifics
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