The Dirty Business Of Illegal Fishing And Piracy: How Somalia’s Pirates Are Both Heroes And Villains

Piracy drove away many illegal fishing vessels from the Horn of Africa. Fishing stocks recovered, even thrived, as the risk of being captured by pirates – who have an especial hatred towards illegal fishing – was so great.

POLITICALLY INCORRECT: Why Africa’s Cities Are The Dirtiest In The World, And ‘City Peasants’ Make For Lousy Town Folk (How It Will End)

YESTERDAY in “Politically Incorrect: Why Africa’s Cities Are The Dirtiest In The World, And ‘Village Food’ Is Bad For Towns (How It Began)”, we examined the controversial view expounded by Uganda’s sharp-tongued former Vice President Dr Specioza Kazibwe that the conventional toilet and garbage collecting trucks in African cities cannot cope with the fall-out from the “village” African’s eating habits. …

POLITICALLY INCORRECT: Why Africa’s Cities Are The Dirtiest In The World, And ‘Village Food’ Is Bad For Towns (How It Began)

 The story begins in this first part, with why flush toilets and garbage trucks are “unAfrican” – and what that has to do with dirty streets in many African cities.  Of the world’s 25 dirtiest cities, 16 – or 64 percent of them – are in Africa. Well, at least that was the story in 2008 when Forbes magazine did …