Additional particulars of Akon’s dream city have simply surfaced. The most important information concerning the mission is the announcement of U.S.-based engineering and consulting agency KE Worldwide’s $6 billion USD contract to construct the town.
The President of Senegal, Macky Sall, plans for the town to behave as a particular tax zone with full infrastructure like roads, a Hamptons Hospital campus, Hamptons Mall, residences, resorts, police, colleges, waste amenities, and a solar energy plant. Akon‘s companions embody US-based Kenyan entrepreneur and Investor, Julius Mwale, who ha additionally labored with KE Worldwide on his $2 billion USD Mwale Medical and Know-how Metropolis (MMTC) mission. At present 85-percent full, MMTC is anticipated to serve over 35,000 neighborhood members with its grocery store, hospital, mall, golf course, and is 100% powered by renewable vitality.
Akon goals for Akon Metropolis to be LEED-certified (Chief in Power and Environmental Design) whereas attracting overseas funding from its tax incentives. Akon Metropolis, positioned lower than and hour south of Dakar’s worldwide airport, may even run completely on AKOIN — Akon’s cryptocurrency. For these excited to go to the celeb/artist’s very-own metropolis, you’ll be able to count on Akon Metropolis to be full within the yr 2030.
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