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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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.
Zaire 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 (1).
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.