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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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Missing a basic law

Chairman of the Front Commun des Nationalistes Gérard Kamanda wa Kamanda (now Minister for Scientific Research previously Foreign Affairs Minister under the late Mobutu Sese Seko) says the constitution has been 'tailor-made' for transitional President Joseph Kabila who is only 33 and for Bemba and Ruberwa ministers who are both under 45...


Mea culpa

Three decades after Western governments propped up Cold War ally Mobutu Sese Seko in Kinshasa with loans they knew he was squandering they are still demanding repayment from the successor government...


Battle for the palace

Under the late President Mobutu Sese Seko he served as Deputy Finance Minister and tens of thousands turn out for his public appearances in Kinshasa...


The Kivus jolt Kinshasa, again

In Kinshasa on 3 June tens of thousands of demonstrators brandished the old flag of Zaïre sang the Mobutist national anthem and chanted the late President Mobutu Sese Seko's name...


Yes, guv

Kyungu started the massacres of Katanga's Kasaian residents in the 1990s and now exploits Katangese resentment at the decline of Gécamines begun by the late President Mobutu Sese Seko and continued under the Kabilas...


Brazzaville breakdown

Its forces with the Cobra political militia and their foreign allies ­ troops from Angola and Chad exiled former soldiers of the late President Mobutu Sese Seko's army from Congo-Kinshasa and members of the notorious Rwandan Hutu Interahamwé militia ­ crushed the Cocoye rebels who backed the exiled former President Pascal Lissouba killing civilians particularly young men of fighting age...


Peace dividend

for development having battled with South Africa's giant Anglo American since the ousting of the late President Mobutu Sese Seko in 1997...


Peace or bust

Another upset came on 16 November with the return to the capital of Léon Kengo wa Dondo former Prime Minister under the old dictator Mobutu Sese Seko after seven years in exile...


Le grand retour

The Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) debt relief granted to Congo in July should eventually wipe off more than 80 per cent of the $14 billion foreign debt (most of it lent to and squandered by former leader Mobutu Sese Seko to keep him in the Western fold)...


Rabat's regional security web

Rabat gave sanctuary to the late Congo-Kinshasa President Mobutu Sese Seko but is maintaining close security ties with President Joseph Kabila (AC Vol 44 No 17)...


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