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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Mixed reactions as Kenya farmers suspend Somalia khat export

(Medeshi)- News that Kenyan farmers were suspending the export of the stimulant leaf ‘khat’ (locally known as ‘miraa’) to Somalia has been received with mixed reactions in Mogadishu with concerns over economic hurt and family relations topping the agenda.

Three days ago, Kenyan farmers stopped the export of ‘miraa’ to Somalia, citing the move by the Somalia government to increase taxation on the commodity as unfair to the business.
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