The Drunkest Place on Earth
Uganda is the alcoholism capital of Africa. One favorite type of booze the locals make is called waragi. Vice team is going to go make some, drink some, and hopefully not go blind.
In 2004, the World Health Organization released its global status report on alcohol and health, finding Uganda as the top contender for per capita alcohol consumption in the world.
Since 2011, the numbers have only increased, basically making Uganda the drunkest place on earth. So when Vice heard about Uganda’s countrywide production of a type of moonshine called waragi, they were interested.
But after they discovered that people were going blind and dying from drinking waragi, cut with industrial chemicals, they knew this was something they needed to taste for themselves.
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