Opinions & Features June 27, 2019 at 11:30 am

10 facts about Djibouti you did not know

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

Novieku Babatunde Adeola June 27, 2019 at 11:30 am

June 27, 2019 at 11:30 am | Opinions & Features

Khat, the favorite plant of Djibouti is banned in many European countries.

Khat is a mildly narcotic plant that has been chewed and enjoyed socially for centuries in the Horn of Africa. It has widespread use in Somalia, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya.  It is the subject of considerable controversy, with some experts describing it as a mild social stimulant and others labeling it an amphetamine-like drug.  It is a banned substance in most European countries and America/Canada.

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