Algerian traders turn to Facebook to sell livestock ahead of Eid al-Adha to avoid theft

Thursday 9 August 2018 | 10:16 CET | News
Sheep traders in Algeria are using Facebook and a local online selling site to sell their livestock ahead of the Islamic Eid al-Adha festival, Echourouk news website reports. They are hopeful that e-commerce can spare them the risks that come with travelling to big cities to sell their sacrificial animals, given that traders have previously been beaten and had their sheep stolen. Facebook and Ouedkniss.com, an Algerian classified ad site, offer traders platforms to post pictures of their livestock from the comfort of their homes.

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