Somalia is proving a scary example of how no economy can grow and become sustainable to the exclusion of locals, writes Victor Kgomoeswana.
I found the resurgence of piracy ominously coincidental, considering the hype surrounding radical economic transformation in South Africa. My frustration with the quality of debate in our country is that playing the man is a much more appealing sport than playing the ball; but back to that later.
Ishan Tharoor, writing for Time, aptly described Somali pirates as “not desperate bandits, experts say, rather savvy opportunists in the most lawless corner of the planet”.
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Why would fishermen turn to pirates and carry out the most daring attacks, claiming close to $200 million in ransom?
- Written by Abdullahi
- Category: Opinion