Somaliland where Khat is the Legal Opium of the People


Somalilandsun- The reportage Africa takes us to Somaliland, a territory of 4 million inhabitants located in the Horn of Africa.
Though withdrawing from its union with Somalia thence reclaiming its Sovereignty in 1991, the country is not recognized by the international community.
Its inhabitants consume each day the leaves of Khat, a shrub native to Ethiopia, with psychotropic properties, close to amphetamines. In many countries, including France, khat is forbidden. But in Somaliland, it’s part of everyday life.

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