Africa
4:20 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

Rebel Takeover Of Congo City Humiliates Government

Originally published on Wed November 21, 2012 4:57 pm

In eastern Congo, the city of Goma was captured by rebel forces. But on the streets, life appears normal and people are not particularly fearful. Many say that the rebels have humiliated their national army and UN peacekeepers. Even some wounded government soldiers in the military hospital seem in a conciliatory mood.