Somali woman selling Khat
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Inside Mogadishu's khat market

Khat - a plant used as a stimulant - was banned as a class C drug in the UK earlier this year. This has meant that its mainly Kenyan producers and exporters have been forced to direct their supplies closer to home, to Somalia.

Khat - a plant used as a stimulant - was banned as a class C drug in the UK earlier this year.

This has meant that its mainly Kenyan producers and exporters have been forced to direct their supplies closer to home - Somalia - flooding the market and driving prices down.

Hadya Al-alawi reports.

Video produced by BBC Arabic's Ali Hilani.