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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 LightMix Ebola Zaire rRT-PCR Test has also been CE marked by the test's manufacturer, TIB MOLBIOL GmbH, and is available for use on the LightCycler 480 or cobas z 480 instruments in markets accepting the CE mark.
According to the Zaire Provincial Governor, the hospital is expected to be set up as a campus of health sciences as per the plans.
Formally known as the Belgium Congo, Mobutu's Republic of Zaire advocated Mobutism, rhetorically translated as nationalism, revolution, and authenticity, language through which economic and political independence would be achieved, and capitalism and communism would be supplanted.
Coutinho had said: "Our section could be decided by the number of goals teams score against Zaire.
If he wants to be the next president of Zaire, that is not the best way to go about it.
Huge, potentially rich countries like Zaire and Nigeria were done in, he writes, by "the confusion sown by arbitrary borders, by the abrupt and haphazard imposition of alien political systems, by deliberate Western destabilization and finally by the economic turmoil that logically ensued.
Four days later Zaire then equalled the biggest margin of defeat in a World Cup finals match when they were thrashed 9-0 by Yugoslavia, and their misery was completed with a 3-0 defeat against Brazil.
In 1977, and again in 1978, Zaire (with the help of Belgium, France, Morocco, and other countries) repulsed invasions from Angola by former residents of Shaba region (as Katanga had been renamed in 1972).
Tayler went to the Congo to rejuvenate his own life and lose himself in the exotic - instead he is forced to face his own self-indulgent notions and acknowledge the suffering in the real Zaire.
It was into that country - then the Belgian Congo, later Congo and Zaire, and now Congo again - that in 1956 they went to serve their first assignment from the board of missions of the American Baptist International Ministries.
Set in the Belgian Congo, which by the end of the story is renamed Zaire, it is the tragic parable of a missionary family from Bethlehem, Georgia--the Reverend Nathan Price, his wife, Orleanna, and their four young, blonde daughters--who come to Africa to convert the benighted natives to Christianity.
Samba emerged as a street artist in Kinshasa, Zaire, in the late '70s, painting tableaux of market scenes, prostitution, and anecdotes about power and corruption.