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very similar to the stuff served in the African beerhalls in N Rhodesia when I was there. My police loved it and when I left made sure I bought my men umpteen gallons of it for them to have a bit of a do.
They used to pass these big jugs around to each other, no individual glasses like us wimpy Mzungu's!
More likely barefoot as our lads played "wendyball" aka Soccer, I never saw an African play Rugby back then. The nearest was when we played KARAMOJA with African recruits at training school, and they were always barefoot then.
I referred to it in "Tales of a Colonial Policeman" ... "Getting us fit was another priority so sport was encouraged. Rugby, Soccer and a new game, unique to Africa called Karamoja, this was played with a rugby ball on a soccer pitch, with 2 teams of 10 to 15 players, where the object was to get the ball into the opponents net. Few rules were apparent, the ball was passed by throwing, there was no offside rule, forward passing was allowed and you tackled the opposition to get the ball off them. This was always played with mixed teams of African and European police trainees. It originated in Uganda and was considered a good game to get the two races used to each other and toughen us up. The Africans were often very fast and agile, but not as good at the passing and tackling as the Europeans, especially those who played Rugby."