You must have seen marriages where the age difference between the bride and the groom is huge, but if you haven’t witnessed anything like that, then Africa is where you will frequently find such things. Girls are sold into marriages! It doesn’t matter if prince charming is competing against a creepy old grandpa. The winner is the one with the higher offer. Ahmed Muhamed Dore was 112 years old when he married Safia back in 2009. The Somali elder already had five wives at that time, and the 17-year-old was a new addition to his collection of wives.