Akon Finalizes Deal For His Own City In Senegal

Akon has finalized an agreement for the establishment of his own city in Senegal, called Akon City. The singer/entrepreneur shared a photo on Instagram from the deal-finalizing moment, and he captioned the image, “looking forward to hosting you there in the future” — see the pic below. We previously reported… last June Akon announced that he…

China Is Not In Africa For Charity, But To Control Its Resources

Key point: China is in Africa now not to advance Maoism, but to control its resources, people, and potential. Africa is on the cusp of a new period in its history, its renaissance. Freed from centuries of colonialism and neo-imperialism, Africa has the opportunity to become a center of economic might to provide prosperity to the…

Japan takes on China with a planned $20 billion investment in Africa

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends the TICAD (Tokyo International Conference on African Development) conference in August 28, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. (CNN)Japan’s private sector will invest $20 billion over three years in Africa, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised Wednesday. Abe, who was addressing African leaders gathered at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development…