Dakar - Post Report Question and Answers

Do you recommend any books or movies about this city/country for those who are interested in learning more?

Leopold Sedar Senghor’s writings are excellent. Music plays an important role in Senegal. Listening to Youssou N’Dour, Baaba Mal, Cheikh Lo, and Orchestre Baobab will you give you a real feel for the city and its special vibe. - Jul 2020


Lonely Planet. - Dec 2019


"However long the night" by Aimee Molloy and "So Long a Letter" by Mariama Ba. - Apr 2016


Sénégal 2003, Lonely Planet The Gambia & Senegal (Multi Country Travel Guide), and the "Dakar Women's Group Dakar City Guide." - Apr 2014


Eh, the Lonely Planet guide book is available, but it could use a serious update. - Mar 2013


African Friends and Money Matters is an absolute MUST read for anyone living in Western Africa - Jan 2011


Quite a few. - Feb 2010


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