Dakar Lives – From left to right, Dakar Lives founders Olivia Codou Ndiaye, Mamadou Wane aka "Papi", Mamy Tall and Marouane Gasnier. The start up uses Instagram and an online lifestyle platform to promote Senegalese culture and tourism.
The group hopes their photography helps to dispel misconceptions about Africa. "Unless you get to travel a lot, we don't really realize what's going on outside of our borders in every day life," said co-founder Papi. "Social networks have helped bridge that gap, incredibly."