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Zimbabwe clamps down on ‘backyard brewers’ as fake booze booms

A person holds out a bottle at an informal brewing facility that makes fake whisky, brandy, vodka and other spirits, in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 23rd March, 2023

Harare, ZimbabweReuters Inside a grimy, poorly lit room in Mbare, one of Zimbabwe’s most populous townships, a 45-year-old man sits on a makeshift stool as he pours a brownish liquid into small bottles. An alcoholic stench fills the room.  A person holds out a bottle at an informal brewing facility that makes fake whisky, brandy, […]