By Josh Wood,
ACROSS the world, the rhythm of the day is determined by different things: the nine-to-five grind of financial hubs, the intervention of the afternoon siesta in some hotter reaches and the cycle of prayers in parts of the Islamic world.
Djibouti moves to a different cadence. Djibouti moves to khat (aka Qat).
In this sweltering Horn of Africa country where seemingly nothing is on time or precise, khat – a flowering plant chewed as an amphetamine-like stimulant in east Africa and Yemen – is the exception. Continue reading In Djibouti, Life Moves to the Beat of Khat