African vampires

I read in the newspaper today that a Belgian couple almost got lynched by a mob in Malawi who thought they were vampires, apparently a bunch of people there have been killed on the suspicion of being vampires and the government is arresting hundreds of vampire hunters. So, what are vampires in Malawi like? I assume they’re not charming white guys sitting in their dark countryside castles.

Skimming an article on the subject, brought up this illumiating paragraph:

It’s more illuminating with a link, which, in this case, goes to, a Murdoch entity.