Following a huge protest called by activist many stayed home today and the holiday market has been seen empty.
Ethiopia will celebrate its unique calendar and new year in the coming Saturday on September 13.
Activists called the people not to bring any thing to the market but stay home.
Consequently, today, according to eye witnesses, there were no Khat trade to the neighboring countries especially to Djibouti the biggest Khat market destination for Ethiopian merchants.
The protest will continue until the holiday festivity is over, according to social media activists.