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The Drunkest Place on Earth

Ugandans are not only the hardest drinking Africans, but they lead the world in per capita consumption of alcohol. The hootch they choose to chug is called Waregi or “war gin.” This form of local moonshine makes the harshest Appalachian rotgut taste like freaking Bailey’s. Thomas Morton from Vice reports.

Child Sacrifices in Uganda

An ancient and abhorrent practice has resurfaced in Uganda — witch doctors who abduct and ritually sacrifice children for buyers wanting to secure health or prosperity through black magic. The abductions, centered in the rural villages around the capital city of Kampala, have sparked outrage as well as widespread fear. The BBC’s Chris Rogers reports that many cases of child sacrifice in Uganda are not being followed up by the police and little is being done to protect potential victims. Note: Viewers will find this video disturbing.

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