January 28, 2023

Another super cool photo essay from BBC, this time on a market for traditional healers in Togo. Items for sale include a chimpanzee’s hand as a charm for a goalkeeper.
togo fertility items

In the heart of Togo’s capital, Lome, is a market dedicated to the sale of ingredients which traditional healers say can make magic charms.
Joseph, a healer from neighbouring Benin, says:
“This place is like a pharmacy for everybody in the world. When someone has a serious sickness and the hospital cannot help, they come here to the fetish market.”

BBC NEWS | In pictures | Togo’s voodoo market

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