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World in Progress: Beer for Eritreans

Eritreans are proud of their home-brewed beer and local anise schnapps: Zibab - both produced by the Asmara Brewery, the only brewery in the country. The flagship company remains majority state owned, and plans for its privatization have faced repeated delays. The brewery is struggling with a number of problems like water and foreign exchange shortages. But it hopes for a growing export market. 

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Report: Linda Staude / Presenter: Nancy Isenson