Akon, the Senegalese-American singer and rapper, has announced AkoinNFT, the nonfungible token (NFT) platform, to sell historic DNA data art as NFT. It has been reported that he announced the planned auction of an NFT that will contain a “high-res artistic representation” of the genetic data of Professor George Church, a renowned biology researcher and the first human to have their genome sequenced. However, AkoinNFT will be using the Parcel development platform from Oasis La
Akon, the Senegalese-American singer and rapper, is set to begin building another crypto city in Uganda. It has been reported by Uganda’s flagship television network NBS that the country’s government has announced the allocation of land for the project. The report said that Akon City in Uganda will occupy one square mile half the size of the City of London. However, Akon is also building a much larger crypto city in Senegal for $6 billion, with the project covering 2,000 acre
Akoin (AKN), the cryptocurrency developed by American singer Akon, is set to become the exclusive cryptocurrency of the Mwale Medical and Technology City in Kenya. It has been reported that the trial phase was launched back in November 2020 at the time of the AKN listing on the Bittrex crypto exchange. However, after the success of the initial pilot, the Akoin crypto is now ready for full deployment in the $2 billion complexes in July. Commenting on the success of the pilot p
Akoin, the cryptocurrency project founded by American-Senegalese musician Akon, is launching in the $2 billion Mwale Medical Technology City (MMTC) in western Kenya very soon. It has been reported that as a newly built city centered on a state-of-the-art medical and technology complex, MMTC would seem to be the ideal proving ground for the currency, ahead of it becoming the official currency of Akon City, currently under development in Senegal. However, during the pilot stage
Jon Karas, the President and Co-founder of Akoin cryptocurrency (along with the singer Akon) has explained how the futuristic $6 billion Akon City, the 2,000-acre crypto project in Senegal ‘powered by’ Akoin tokens, will work. It has been reported that the whitepaper for the Akoin cryptocurrency published in March, says that it is a utility token aimed at the African market that powers “atomic swaps” between cryptocurrencies, fiat currencies, and mobile phone credits (a popu
Akon, the famous Senegalese-American singer and musician, and Dutch Effect.AI, the Kenyan Opportunity Hub, will promote blockchain education and new work opportunities in Kenya. It has been reported that the new venture aims to promote blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) education, as they also hope to provide Kenyans with more work opportunities. However, a joint initiative of Akon’s blockchain startup Akoin and EOSIO-powered project Effect.AI, the hub is set to laun
Akon City, a cryptocurrency themed city founded by the famous Senegalese-American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer Akon, is ready to begin its construction with a plan to use the Akoin cryptocurrency. It has been reported that phase one of Akon City’s construction will include roads, a hospital, a mall, hotels, and a school, as there will also be parks, universities, a stadium, and an industrial complex, which will be fully completed by 2030. However, the $6 bil
Akoin, a cryptocurrency project from rapper Akon, has joined up with blockchain financial infrastructure company Delchain. Akoin president and co-founder Jon Karas said: “Bahamas-based digital asset management leader Delchain, an affiliate of Deltec, has provided strategic advisory services and expertise in connection with Akoin’s token generation event on a top tier exchange, scheduled for Q2 of 2020.” Delchain is reportedly associated with Deltec Bank and Trust Limited. Con
Rapper and entrepreneur, Akon, shared the whitepaper for his upcoming ‘Akoin’ cryptocurrency project. The document describes Akoin as a cryptocurrency “designed for entrepreneurs in the rising economies of Africa and beyond,” adding that the project’s mission is to “unlock the potential of the world’s largest growing workforce” using blockchain technology. We're pleased to announce that we've just released the https://t.co/NfL4GynmdZ whitepaper on our brand new landing page.
Multi platinum-selling recording artist Akon has chosen to build his Akoin cryptocurrency ecosystem on top of the Stellar blockchain. Akoin co-founder and president Jon Karas said they chose to launch the project on Stellar due to sharing similar values. What is @AkoinOfficial, and how will it help #Africa? See my answer in the video below.
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Akon, the Grammy award-winning music Artist, and a Rapper have refused Bitcoin (BTC) naysayers who claim that the asset lacks intrinsic value. In a radio interview published on September 10, Akon harshly criticized the perception that fiat currencies are any less vulnerable to this same critique. He argued : “Nothing backs the dollar. The U.S. doesn’t have natural resources that back the dollar. What they do have is the military.” Cryptocurrency value given by masses Akon, wh