Turning Words into Action: Blogging in Northern Senegal

Mel Bailey
Sep 16, 2015 · 4 min read

We repair roads, we clean up the river, we went all the way to the brèche. Just because we’re bloggers doesn’t mean we have to stay behind our computers doing nothing. That’s why we added the ‘Dieuf’ to the ‘Kebetu.’

There are the bloggers of Dakar and there are the bloggers of Saint-Louis — we’re more autonomous in the way we do things. — Tayib Fall

Thierno Dicko looking out over the Stadium in Saint-Louis

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Multimedia Journalist, Formerly Digital Media Specialist @VOA_News in #Dakar, @NYU Alumna mes tweets n'engage que moi https://www.linkedin.com/in/bymelhbailey/

Africa Rizing

a new media startup from the BBG and US International Media connecting the next generation of global influencers from across the African continent and around the world to engage in, ‘a smarter conversation’.