DR Congo: The new Goma reality

From Hamish In Auckland Wed Nov 21 2012, 19:22:00

The Telegraph reports

Congo: Goma's new overlords promise a peaceful future

On his first full day as a master of the city of Goma and its 800,000 fearful inhabitants, Colonel Vianey Kazarama of the "M23" insurgents did his best to sound reassuring.

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