On the way to the poor house

Until very recently, the dusty African territory of Djibouti was best known to the wider world for its inhabitants’ habit of chewing khat. Each day, as the heat of the afternoon mounts, the men of Djibouti gather in sociable groups, wad a few leaves of the East African shrub Catha edulis into their cheeks, and […]

via Why Borrowers on China’s Belt and Road Will Go From Euphoria to Depression — Astute News

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