The Cost of Taxis in Bamako

What’s the average cost of a taxi ride in Bamako? It depends. For me though in 2018? Average cost per ride was 1,746 XOF. Median cost was 2000 XOF.

Here’s a little visualization of data regarding price and approximate distance traveled for 60 taxi rides taken in Bamako in 2018 (you an view and play with the visualization here and the original dataset for those that can make cooler charts than me is here):

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Interview clip with N'ko author and publisher (ߎߛߑߡߊߣ ߞߎ߬ߟߎߓߊ߬ߟߌ߬)

Recently been working on segmenting, transcribing and translating some summer fieldwork interview's and decided to put together a little clip of a great interview that I had with the Bamako-based N'ko author and publisher, Ousmane Coulibaly (ߎߛߑߡߊߣ ߞߎ߬ߟߎߓߊ߬ߟߌ߬). This segment in particular focuses on words, neologisms and naming issues and how Ousmane, as an N'ko student, thinks about and approaches them. Enjoy!