Many Kenyans Die After Drinking Illicit Brew


Over 50 people have died after consuming illicit brew in Embu, Kiambu and Makueni counties.
  • Kenya:  57 Dead as Illicit Brew Mystery Deepens

    Capital FM, 6 May 2014

    The number of people who have died after consuming illicit brew rose to 57 on Tuesday, with more deaths being reported in Embu and other parts of the country. read more »

  • Kenya:  Over 40 Die in Various Parts of the Country From Illicit Alcohol

    The Star, 6 May 2014

    Muchiri Juma one amongst 35 patients admitted at the Embu Level Five Hospital after drinking a brew which killed over 19 people at Shauri Yako Slum in Embu town between Monday and ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Over 30 Feared Dead After Consuming Illicit Brew

    The Star, 6 May 2014

    At least 35 people have died after consuming illicit brew in Embu, Kiambu and Makueni counties since yesterday. In Embu, 20 people have died while 38 others are still hospitalized, ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Over 20 Die in Embu and Kiambu After Drinking Illicit Brew

    The Star, 6 May 2014

    Over 20 people have died in different parts of the country after consuming illicit brew. read more »

  • Kenya:  10 Die After Consuming Illicit Brew in Embu

    Capital FM, 5 May 2014

    At least 10 people were killed and more than 30 others suffered visual complications after consuming illicit brew at a slum in Embu town on Monday. read more »

  • Kenya:  Chiefs Booed for Aiding Brewer

    The Star, 3 May 2014

    Two Assistant chiefs were booed for trying to shelve a woman who was arrested by7 members of the public in Ali Juja estate on the border of Gatundu South and Juja constituencies on ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Seven Chiefs Interdicted for Misconduct

    The Star, 1 May 2014

    SEVEN chiefs in Kiambu are under investigations and have been interdicted over alleged misconduct. Speaking in Kiambu yesterday during a security meeting county commissioner Esther ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Illicit Brew Destroyed

    The Star, 26 April 2014

    KIRINYAGA County commissioner Joseph Keter on Thursday said more than 6,000 litres of makabo was nabbed between January and March this year. read more »

Containers of the illicit brew.