Tag Archives: Mozambique

• Pope tells new cardinals no crazy partying – like grappa on an empty stomach

Pope tells new cardinals no crazy partying – like grappa on an empty stomach

Pope Francis is warning his new cardinals to keep the partying to a minimum — and keep their egos in check — when they are formally elevated at a Vatican ceremony next month. In a letter written to the 20 new princes of the church published Friday in the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, Francis warned […]

• 56 die after drinking poisoned beer at Mozambique funeral

56 die after drinking poisoned beer at Mozambique funeral

Contaminated traditional beer has killed 56 people in Mozambique, health authorities in the southern African country said on Sunday. An additional 49 people were admitted to hospitals in the Chitima and Songo districts in the northeastern Tete province, and 146 more people have reported to hospitals to be examined for the poisoning, district health official […]

• In Mozambique, beer made from cassava supports smallhold farms

In Mozambique, beer made from cassava supports smallhold farms

Impala lager is made from the locally abundant root vegetable, cassava. According to Gerry van den Houten, Technical Director at SABMiller, cassava is the biggest but least commercialized crop in Africa. The beer manufacturer has identified this as an opportunity to support farmers and localize supply chains by producing a lager made from the root […]