Singer Akon who was recently offered land for his Akon City project in Uganda met with businessman Hamis Kiggundu at the Uganda stall at the Dubai Expo.
Hamis Kiggundu, 37, is Uganda’s most prominent youthful businessman. He is the CEO of the Ham Group of Companies. The youthful entrepreneur has made his money from investments in real estate, education, technology, agro-processing among others.
In September last year, the Senegalese-American singer endorsed Ham’s ‘Hamz App’. Hamz App is a short-form video app with real short videos for Entertainment, Motivation, and the Latest world updates.
Meanwhile, Akon has an ambitious plan to build Akon City in Uganda. The project will feature amenities such as shopping malls, stadiums, and recreational facilities, and will operate under his cryptocurrency Akoin.
The costs of construction or date of commencement have not been disclosed. However, the project is expected to be completed by 2036.