This is how the media pillages
On the TV the picture is
Savages in villages
Damian is also referring to how the Media figuratively pillages Africa still. By only showing savages and huts (despite their being sophisticated cities, etc in Africa) people won’t want to visit or invest there, thus keeping the African nations impoverished and with little opportunity for growth.
To help improve the meaning of these lyrics, visit “Patience (Sabali)” by Nas (Ft. Damian Marley) Lyrics and leave a comment on the lyrics box