Why Uganda chose Stellar Lumens to power the currency of its new city

Why Uganda chose Stellar Lumens to power the currency of its new city


Per a report by NBS Television, Uganda is planning to build a futuristic city. The project has received the green light from the local government and is set to be completed by 2036. American singer of Senegalese origin, Akon, has been awarded one square mile of land to carry out the project.

To be named “Akon City” it will use a cryptocurrency based on Stellar Lumen’s blockchain to power the economic sector, AKoin. With a similar project to be executed on his native Senegal, the project cost is estimated to be as high as $6 billion.

According to the blueprints on the Senegal city project, Akon plans to build malls, schools, police departments, waste management services, hospitals, and other buildings for recreation and culture. The singer expects to drive and contribute to the development of these countries and “bring opportunities” to its inhabitants.

Akon to build Akon city in Uganda by 2036. The government of Uganda has agreed

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