69 people died and over 100 got sick after drinking traditional local beer contaminated with crocodile bile in Tete, Mozambique

When a crocodile is killed, the bile of the animal must be immediately removed and buried in front of witnesses to prove that it has not fallen into the wrong hands, to be used as poison, according to some African traditions. The deadly greenish-brown liquid, produced in the liver and stored in the gallbladder, is […]

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Mozambique

Mozambique, officially Republic of Mozambique, country located on the southeastern coast of Africa. An ethnically and linguistically diverse nation bisected by the powerful Zambezi River, Mozambique was colonized by Portugal during the 16th and 17th centuries. As a Portuguese colony, Mozambique was a major source of slaves for European colonies in the Americas. After achieving independence in […]

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