The Rise of the Video Phone

Fifteen years ago, would you have imagined that cell phones, with video capabilities like FaceTime, would be so ubiquitous? I would not have and most certainly not here:

Government FARDC soldiers use mobile phones to video in Sake, some 17 miles west of Goma.

Goma is in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as you know. Which, like several countries in that region, is neither democratic, nor a republic.