Moorish-style arches surround the enormous Kafira Market in Dire Dawa’s old town. Picture: James Jeffrey Moorish-style arches surround the enormous Kafira Market in Dire Dawa’s old town. Picture: James Jeffrey
Moorish-style arches surround the enormous Kafira Market in Dire Dawa’s old town. Picture: James Jeffrey
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Moorish-style arches surround the enormous Kafira Market in Dire Dawa’s old town. Picture: James Jeffrey Moorish-style arches surround the enormous Kafira Market in Dire Dawa’s old town. Picture: James Jeffrey
Moorish-style arches surround the enormous Kafira Market in Dire Dawa’s old town. Picture: James Jeffrey
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