"Finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the future," the musician and entrepreneur wrote on social media this week.
The plane landed safely and none of the 90 people on board were harmed.
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The singer turned social entrepreneur spoke to Newsweek about his political ambitions and his plans to run a city on Akoin cryptocurrency.
Akon also discussed challenging Trump in the 2020 presidential election or in the ring - either boxing or MMA.
A player's performance declines "significantly for speed, agility, dribbling and endurance" while fasting.
Some say Rogelio Martinez was bludgeoned to death by rocks. Ted Cruz jumped on the bandwagon.
The Bajan singer is due in Dakar on Friday to attend a conference.
The followers of Amadou Bamba, who believe in the value of hard work and nonviolence, gather each year in West Africa to celebrate their mysterious founder.
The Liverpool manager is set to be without one of his most influential players for longer than expected.
Nigeria was forced to play itself in a training match.
The two men were the first of a group of about a dozen who are expected to be transferred in coming weeks.
The 900 detainees were questioned over various offences ranging from drug possession to traffic violations.
Macky Sall is bucking the trend of many other leaders in Africa overstaying their constitutional mandate.
Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, has died, according to the Dallas hospital where he was being treated.
For the Ebola outbreak to end in six to nine months, a "massive" global response is needed