Mel Bailey

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Dakar, Senegal

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Mel Bailey

Mel Bailey is an independent multimedia journalist based in Dakar Senegal covering gender, culture, education, and the environment. Portfolio:


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  • A Bandana And A Prayer: Stories From Workers Braving COVID-19 in Dakar

    Dakar, Senegal Science & Environment, Medical, Social, Cultural, Breaking News, Travel June 30 @ 12:00am

    A curfew and social distancing have taken the African city that never sleeps by storm. The roads are empty by 7 and the local markets are like ghost towns. Meet the men and women braving the virus to try to keep a roof over their children's heads. A taxi driver, a fish seller, and an Imam tell their... Read more

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