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In pictures: Senegal's taxi sisters
Woman at the wheel

A group of Senegalese women has set up its own taxi firm to take on the men - and their notoriously old, dirty, and dangerous vehicles.

Alimata Samba, 26, is one of Dakar’s first female taxi drivers:

“I have been a member of the Taxi Sisters since we started in September 2007.

"There are 10 of us for the moment, stationed outside the big hotels.”

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