THEORY: Eid Mubarak: This ram is toast

by Lindsey

Happy Eid! Adding to the evidence that (some) people living around Tamale Metro aren’t so capital constrained as aid workers assume: the Eid livestock market.

While I acknowledge that most families pool resources to raise or purchase the sacrificial animal for Eid al-Adha, the fact is that the market sets the rate for livestock. The ram below was being sold today for about GHS 500 (USD 312), and his equally hearty friends were selling like hotcakes:

Also, technology! You can livestream the Hajj on YouTube: