Akon in Addis
The multiple award winning American R&B singer, Akon, arrived in Addis Ababa onboard Ethiopian Airlines scheduled flight from Washington DC on Thursday March 01, 2018. Accompanied by his Ethiopian wife, Rozina Negussie, Akon, who flew Ethiopian B787 Dreamliner jetliner, was received by officials of the airline, the African Union and Ethiopian artists. At the reception ceremony held at the VIP Saloon of the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport Akon said that he always feels at home when he comes to Ethiopia. “Ethiopian Airlines is doing a great job in connecting Africa with the rest of the world. It is my favorite airline,” he told a large group of journalists. He later on spoke at the African Union.