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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 North East of England African Community Association sponsors this annual celebration of African culture and the Zairean Soukous guitarpropelled dance music of KBM and the drum sensation that is Frititi will no doubt prove to be an irresistible combination.
The committee estimates on the basis of numerous reports and testimonies that support the allegations that close to 200,000 refugees, most of them Hutus, died on Zairean soil in an arbitrary fashion, or else disappeared as the consequence of a deliberate strategy of slow extermination of a portion of the Rwandan population.
A search of Zairean Shamba's flat in Edmonton uncovered pounds 10,280 in cash, 18 mobile phones and four computers.
October 1996--Backed by Uganda, Rwandan troops invade Zaire and attack Hutu militia dominated camps that threaten stability of region; depose Zairean President Mobutu Sese Seko, an ally of Hutu extremists.
The refugees abandoned the Zairean camps en masse, and the large majority returned to Rwanda on foot, with a minority heading into the jungle in Zaire.
For example, although not shown in Table 1, the decrease in Zairean is probably due to the breakout of Congolese n.
Operating under a false name, the 24-year-old Zairean was listed as an asylum-seeker while residing in Waterford.
That the Zairean ambassador to Japan could profit from a Tokyo real estate boom by selling his country's embassy would be funny were it not symptomatic of ethical rot.
Ali took boxing to a remote part of Africa and, as he had with Liston 10 years earlier, humbled Foreman in eight to claim back his title in the Zairean capital of Kinshasa.
The Zairean army proved to be no match for the rebels.
For those who have spent the last two decades gyrating to the sounds of Zairean soukous music, the line-up of this band is phenomenal.