That is a Live TV looting – and trying to take the goods home. But the car cannot just make space available. But while this is happening in South Africa, I am hoping that African Union calls an emergency meeting to evaluate the state of the continent. What we are witnessing in South Africa is no more about Jacob Zuma. Yes, this is a broken system where failed humans are using an unrelated issue to do what they have been dreaming: let us make everyone like us. Yes, loot and get the economy to ground zero so that poverty is equitably shared! It is very painful indeed.
Go back to the recent history of Africa, before the age of Twitter and Facebook, people demonstrated and blocked roads. This new dimension of looting is exceedingly new. And I cannot understand how it became what it is today.
The Aba Women demonstration got the deal done without looting. Many demonstrations during the IBB and Abacha regimes in Nigeria happened, but no looting. But today, any instance of a protest brings low humans out, breaking and looting private properties.
Who will build the shops and malls of the future if protests end with looting? This is a risk vector for investors and I am saddened by what is happening in Africa. We are scaling madness!
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