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Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu Wa Za Banga

Date of Birth: 14 October 1930
Place of Birth: Lisala, Congo-K
Died: 7 September 1997


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Fury greets Gertler report

23 years of mining Congo for profit Dan Gertler has been the subject of growing controversy since he first arrived in Congo-Kinshasa in 1997 just after Laurent-Désiré Kabila's rebel forces ended the 32-year dictatorship of Mobutu Sese Seko (AC Vol 38 No 9 Business at war)...


Of puppets and godfathers

If this allegation against Tshisekedi is true and if true too that the new President has already begun to steal public money that renders Tshisekedi's public stance against corruption an act of cynicism suggesting that the deep system in government of 'Article 15' or 'débrouillez-vous' (sort yourself out) proposed and championed by former President Mobutu Sese Seko and lovingly nurtured by the Kabilas remains alive and well...


A shake-up takes shape

Ilukamba served as a minister under the former dictator Mobutu Sese Seko and had run the struggling national railway company since 2014 away from the cut and thrust of mainstream power politics...


Church claims sweeping opposition win

CENCO played a prominent part in opposition politics; the church joined the peace marches of 1992 which began the process of toppling the dictator Mobutu Sese Seko and in the protests last year against the postponement of elections which were put down with much loss of life...

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Kabila's two-front offensive

First it entrenches the old 1996-2003 wartime network that formed Laurent-Desiré Kabila's Rwandan-backed Alliance des Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Congo (AFDL) that deposed President Mobutu Sese Seko...


The Great Lakes gold rush

Goetz first came to the Great Lakes region in the 1980s and by 1994 had secured a near monopoly on gold in Zaire then ruled by Mobutu Sese Seko with his Bujumbura-based refinery – Affimet now defunct – producing several tonnes a year...


Mayhem among the militias

Key among the AA64 leadership we hear is Deogratias Bugera the former number two in the late Laurent-Desiré Kabila's Alliance des Forces Démocratique pour la Libération du Congo-Zaire (AFDL) the force that deposed President Mobutu Sese Seko (AC Vol 51 No 2 Two generals fail to make peace)...


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