The connection between the bon chef, leader, witch, and the band leader, is apt, as in Zaire
both the music scene and the political area constitute privileged spaces, grasped at as a means of economic survival and social mobility.
Nevertheless, although the seat of Mobutu's power was Kinshasa, the presidential network had information about what was going on in the rest of Zaire
Joseph Mobutu Sese Seko, presidente de Zaire
, nacio en Lisala, provincia congolena, el 14 de octubre de 1930 y se ha convertido en uno de los gobernantes que mas tiempo ha permanecido en el cargo durante este siglo.
became ever more dependant on conditional loans from the IMF.
La capital del sur del pais, el Shaba, es vital para la sobrevivencia economica del regimen de Mobutu, en la medida que la zona meridional de Zaire
posee las principales riquezas de exportacion del pais, el cobre y el diamante, que estan saqueadas por las tropas gubernamentales por la inexistencia de un control sobre la produccion.
Sprawling refugee camps border the Zaire
side of the park, and refugees illegally cut down the trees for firewood and shelters.
Diplomatic correspondent Carole Collins first reported from Zaire
for NCR in 1985-86.
A few years ago, Ward handled a case against the Permanent Mission of Zaire
to the United Nations when it stopped paying rent to the same building and refused to move out.
Embassy in Zaire
of an outbreak of viral hemorrhagic fever in the Kikwit area of Bandundu region, Zaire
Recent weeks have seen considerable press coverage on Zaire
And the dirt was the reddest, thickest dirt Zaire
had ever seen.
Socialist" Zambia, Tanzania, and Ghana; or "capitalist" Zaire
, Kenya, and Nigeria; the still verdant Congo or the desertified Mali - by 1990, all were mired in economic and political stagnation.