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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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Museveni goes for gold

Prior to that Goetz traded in gold from eastern Congo during the regime of the late Mobutu Sese Seko...


Leader's demise imperils deal

A former prime minister under the late dictator President Joseph Mobutu Sese Seko and leader of the main opposition party the Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social (UDPS) Tshisekedi was an emblematic figure around whom the many factions of the opposition had recently rallied...


A gathering storm

Today he is effusive in his praise of Tshisekedi the old warhorse who has been a thorn in the side of the late Mobutu Sese Seko and both Kabilas...


Papa's posthumous politics

In life Papa Wemba generally stayed out of politics though his self-proclaimed presidency of the designer label-obsessed Société des ambianceurs et des personnes élégantes (SAPE Society of mood-creators and elegant people) accompanied by his eclectic personal fashion sense was a deliberate and provocative rejection of the drab Mao Zedong-inspired menswear called the abacos which the late President Mobutu Sese Seko insisted upon...


The Kinshasa shell game

Félix Antoine Tshisekedi son of Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba the octogenarian leader of the opposition Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social (UDPS) appears to have got the better of President Joseph Kabila just as his father did in 1991 to the late President Mobutu Sese Seko...


Katumbi treads a fine line

Yet Leon Kengo Wa Dondo the wily octogenarian President of the Senate a former Prime Minister under the late President Mobutu Sese Seko and more recently a persistent thorn in Kabila's side has said he believes that Katumbi and Kabila are secretly in league with each other and that the public image of their fall-out is a smokescreen...


Talking longer term

To some it seems like a parody of his father's role as Premier alongside the late President Mobutu Sese Seko in the 1990s...


Pressure mounts on Zida

It has been home to deposed dictators before such as Congo-Kinshasa's Mobutu Sese Seko and has the advantage for Compaoré of being outside the African Union and not yet a full signatory to the Rome Statute which underpins the International Criminal Court...


Gertler the farmer

Another Israeli group struck a deal in January 2013 to relaunch the late President Mobutu Sese Seko's Domaine agro-industriel et présidentiel de la N'Sele and produce milk eggs and chickens at that farm...


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