Zaire

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Zaire

The currency of Zaire between 1967 and 1997. The first zaire, used until 1993, suffered from hyperinflation. The second zaire was replaced by the Congolese franc in 1997 when Zaire became the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Grouping patterns of wild pygmy chimpanzees (Pan paniscus) observed at marsh grassland amidst the tropical rain forest of Yalosidi, Republic of Zaire.
Which is why one of our staff has received a personal e-mail communication from no less than Falah Mobutu, son of the late-president of the Federal Republic of Zaire (or, the former Belgian Congo, if you are as old of some of our political staff).
Mbuyi Mukishi, the embassy's charge d'affairs, on Monday told reporters that the Embassy of the Republic of Zaire, the former name of the Democratic Republic of Congo, hired Muluaka as a driver in 1989.

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