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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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Half a century, half the battle

His speech paid homage to the late Mobutu Sese Seko whose 32-year dictatorship ran the country into the ground as ‘an impassioned activist for our authenticity and unity’...


Odious debts, now less debt

The IMF and the World Bank under pressure from Britain Belgium France and the United States lent billions of dollars to President Mobutu Sese Seko’s regime in the 1980s when by most independent assessments there was little chance of the money being used for the intended reforms and developments...


The fight for cellphones

That prospect upsets Labour Minister François-Joseph Nzanga Mobutu Ngbangawe (son of the late Joseph Mobutu Sese Seko) while the trades unions complain that the company has failed to produce the financial statements needed to justify the cuts...


River raid

The gang may have been joined by ex-soldiers of Jean-Marie Bemba’s Mouvement de Libération du Congo or even of the late President Mobutu Sese Seko’s Division Spéciale...


Kabila's new slim-look cabinet

That could be a mistake by Kabila and his coalition allies Prime Minister Adolphe Muzito of the Parti Lumumbiste Unifié and Deputy Premier François-Joseph Nzanga Mobutu Ngbangawe of the Union des Démocrates Mobutistes and a son of the late President Mobutu Sese Seko...


Two generals fail to make peace

Both had belonged to the late President Laurent Kabila's Alliance des Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Congo-Zaïre then a rebel movement which brought together Congolese militias Congolese Tutsi and Rwandan soldiers to overthrow the late President Mobutu Sese Seko...


Cooperating with Cohydro

Kinshasa has enjoyed a long relationship with Pyongyang; in 1975 President Mobutu Sese Seko handed over the training to North Korean troops of his redoubtable Kamanyola Division...


Throwing out the neighbours

President Joseph Kabila owes a lot to Angola's rulers who helped his late father Laurent-Désiré Kabila to overthrow President Mobutu Sese Seko in 1997 then supported him against armed uprisings in 1998-2003...


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