World-renowned Senegalese griot, singer, poet and emcee Baay Bia linked up with Nomadic Wax in 2007 on his first trip to the United States. Since
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. See original list here: Some Essential Wolof Phrases For help with pronunciation see: Pronunciation Guide ↓ scroll down for more
Youssou Ndour – “C’est L’amour“
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Laamb – la lutte sénégalaise Pro Wrestling, Senegal Style – NYTimes.com Senegalese wrestling (fr. Lutte sénégalaise, Njom in Serer language, Laamb in Wolof) is a type of Folk wrestling traditionally performed
Xala It is the dawn of Senegal’s independence from France, and as Dakar citizens celebrate in the streets we soon become aware that only faces
A movement in the African nation of Senegal is having a major impact in ending female genital cutting. A group called Tostan, which means “breakthrough” in Wolof, Senegal’s dominant
I have just uploaded the Janga Laaka Wolof/English Dictionary. It’s available for a minimal charge. Why am I charging for this? Well, because I
Hassaniyya (Klem El Bithan) is the variety of Arabic originally spoken by the Beni Hassan Bedouin tribes, who extend their authority over most of
Tirailleur Sénégalais (Senegalese Riflemen) were Senegalese soldiers who fought for France during the first half of the last century. Today is an official Senegalese holiday…for
Customs & Duties – Some items are not allowed into the country without proper clearance by Senegalese customs officials. Although the list includes computers and
Another cultural tidbit I noticed in Senegal was that although they ate traditional dishes such as rice or couscous with meat, vegetables and sauce with
It is customary in Senegal to greet anyone you come into contact with. If you come across a group of people, enter a dwelling or
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Translated from J’apprends le Wolof by Jean-Leopold Diouf et Marina Yaguello. This is the introduction to the book. Introduction 1.
These are from the book Junniy Leebuy Wolof by Mànsóor Xumma. Aat yaa ngi woy géwél yi. Ab jatang, loo bàcc bàcc mu xasawum saw.
Apparently in Senegalese culture they tend to keep some things secret such as trips and births until just before the time. I am told it
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Africa Consultants International is a development-oriented consulting organization working in the fields of communication and training, primarily in Africa. Among
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. This video shows traditional Jola body patting and dances by girls from Mlomp, Casamance region, Southern Senegal. It was recorded
After arriving in Senegal, as you make your way out of the airport you will need to have your passport and yellow fever certificate ready
Things you will need to enter Senegal; Passport – You can either visit the websites below or your local post office to apply for a
POPULATION: 12,853,259 (July 2008 est.) ETHNIC GROUPS: Wolof 43.3%, Pular 23.8%, Serer 14.7%, Jola 3.7%, Mandinka 3%, Soninke 1.1%, European and Lebanese 1%, other 9.4%
Translated from the site: The site senePortal.com facelift: new design, new structure dynamic new content. We hope that this fine tool will enable members and
Archaeological findings throughout the area indicate that Senegal was inhabited in prehistoric times. Islam established itself in the Senegal River valley in the 11th century.
Today is May Day or International Workers Day (Fête du Travail) which is observed all around the World as well as Senegal & Gambia.
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Senegal gained partial independence from France today in 1960 with complete independence achieved upon the dissolution of the Mali Federation
Wolof Numbers & Money In Senegal they use the franc CFA (Communauté financière d’Afrique). But the traditional unit of currency is the dërëm which is
St. Louis (san louie) Senegal
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. See Travel Vocabulary III ——————————————————- Here are a few things that you may come across if traveling to Senegal or
Toubab Cuts It All Off by Katie Krueger One day, the Senegalese heat made me desperate to find ways to cool down. Impulsively, I walked
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. See Travel Vocabulary II ——————————————————- Here are a few things that you may come across if traveling to Senegal or
Senegalese HipHop group Daara J which raps in Wolof, French and English. This track is called “Allah”. Rest In Peace DJ Makhtar…
Extended greetings are an important part of social interaction and many doors will open for you if you are capable of exchanging simple greeting phrases
See Travel Vocabulary I ——————————————————- Here are a few things that you may come across if traveling to Senegal or the Gambia. alham – white