A bottle on ground with the text 'Illicit brew = illegally produced alcohol"
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Kenyan 'killer brew' addicts losing both alcohol and private parts

Authorities in Kenya are cracking down on illicitly brewed alcohol following a recent spate of deaths.

Homemade alcohol, sometimes called "killer brew", is popular among poorer Kenyans in central parts of the country.

Addiction is having a devastating impact on many communities and, as BBC Pop Up discovered, some wives have been driven to desperate measures.

Produced by the BBC's Christian Parkinson

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  • 30 Jul 2015
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