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(Africa) Akon, Davido, Diamond Platnumz Perform at AFCON2017

Talk about Balling.

President of Gabon poses with African music stars and young event goers.

Africa is ready to open the prestigious continental football competition, the Africa Cup of Nations in the Gabonese capital Libreville on Saturday, January 14.
Top international and African musicians will thrill the continent at the opening ceremony that will be watched from the 40,000 seater Stade de l’Amitie by millions of people worldwide.

Davido recently signed a Sony deal and released Son of Mercy EP

American-born Senegalese singer and record producer Akon will headline the ceremony together with Nigerian recording artist Davido whose songs including ‘Gobe‘ and ‘Skelewu‘ have gained popularity across Africa.
Tanzania’s Bongo Flava recording artist Diamond Platnumz will also perform alongside Nigerian singer Flavour who thrilled the audience at the 25th edition of the annual CAF Awards in Abuja last week with his popular song ‘Obianuju‘ among others.

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Popular Cameroonian musician Franko whose recent hit song ‘Coller la Petite‘ gripped the whole continent will perform alongside Lumino and Mohombi from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Franco-Senegalese rapper Booba is also in Gabon to grace the stage among other popular artistes in Africa including Serge Beynaud from the Ivory Coast.

 

Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba visited the stadium hosting the opening ceremony in Libreville on Friday where he met some of the musicians like Akon, Davido and Diamond Platnumz who expressed readiness for the event.

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