The maritime situation in Mozambique must not be allowed to emulate the maritime threats found off Nigeria, Somalia, and the rebel-held territories in Libya.
When illegal fishing is misrepresented, it leads to poor investments and misguided policies that don’t help the actual problem.
Now is the time to give China the chance to show that while the Chinese justice system can mete out punishment, it can also exercise compassion and could spare the life of a Canadian drug smuggler.
From terrorism to drug smuggling and theft, the hostile insider is an often overlooked threat to airport security and safety.
The number of piracy attacks has certainly declined. But the risk of being attacked at sea remains.
South Africa is only one piece in a larger puzzle of the heroin trade along the continents east coast.