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Akon Confirms Lighting Africa Initiative Is ‘Backed’ By $1B Credit Line from Chinese

In an Aug. 24 interview with Vlad TV, musician Akon discussed how his latest venture will help millions in Africa.

Akon’s Lighting Africa Initiative hopes to bring electricity to 600 million people across the African continent.

However, he reveals that he could not do it alone.

The producer and R&B singer says he sought the aid of Chinese investors to get his project off the ground.

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“So I went to China,” Akon explains. “I met up with some friends out there, some manufacturers, and aligned myself with one of the biggest companies in China that’s owned by the Chinese Government, that manufactures Solar…”

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