Solektra International and Sunna Design Partner to Produce the First “Made in Africa” Solar Street Lamps in Bamako

Solektra International and Sunna Design Partner to Produce the First “Made in Africa” Solar Street Lamps in Bamako A Strategic Move for the Akon Lighting Africa Initiative   Bamako, January 12th, 2017 – Known for launching the Akon Lighting Africa initiative, Solektra International has just announced a major partnership with Sunna Design, starting with the…

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Solektra International at WGE summit in Dubai

DUBAI: The third edition of The World Green Economy Summit (WGES) was inaugurated on Wednesday under the patronage and in the presence of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Dubai: Keynote speakers urged hundreds of students attending the World Green Economy…

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Akon Lighting Africa on Ebony Life TV

Join the co-founders of Solektra International Solektra in Hello Africa, an enthusiastic TV show designed by Eunice Omole and produced by Ebony Life TV to highlight key figures of the African Diaspora and their role in the development of the continent. For Akon, Thione Niang Samba Bathily, this is an opportunity to come back on…

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Solektra International at the United Nations

Almost a year after being honored by the United Nations Initiative Sustainable Energy 4 All, Akon, Thione Niang and Samba Bathily, cofounders of Solektra International, the company that launched the Akon Lighting Africa program, are again in New York; this time they will celebrate with the international community the historic agreement on climate adopted in Paris at the…

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