"If you have expose your body, make money out of it, and my body is my business - and it is a money maker,"
Among the Ga, the people who are indigenous to Ghana's capital, Accra, a woman is entitled to a live sheep on the delivery of her 10th child. The word for it is "nyongmato".
The predator breeding industry in South Africa argues that captive lion populations serve as a buffer against wild lion poaching because it can satisfy the demand for bones.
The illegal exploitation of minerals remains the core cause of conflict and instability in Congo.
With the battle for their homes lost, residents in Kibera are now demanding compensation.
"Every landlord wants a tenant who will pay without stress and renew their contract once it expires,"
“At times, some men would pretend that they want to buy things from me, but later would be touching my body.” - “Tayo”, a 13 year old girl hawking on roadside.
In some parts of the world, a couple announce their betrothal with an engagement-ring selfie on Facebook. Among the urbanites of Niger, a pile of suitcases and a wad of money have become the equivalent.