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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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A police lieutenant said the Zairian was identified through surveillance cameras at the hotel where the deal happened.
Musical group organizations and the hierarchies of the groups themselves, often mimicking Zairian political hierarchies, appear as a representation of" a skewed version of local ideas about musical and political leadership" (p.
Laurent Desire Kabila, a former youthwing member of the Balubakat, a party aligned with Patrice Lumumba, and the "Simba" rebels who opposed Zairian President Mobutu Sese Seku in the 1960s, was used by Rwanda and Uganda as a surrogate to lend credibility to the rebellion and ousting of Mobutu during the first Congo war in 1996.
At the peak of their talents and the height of their careers, these artists were inspired by this return to their African roots, as well as the enthusiasm of the Zairian audience, to give the performances of their lives.
French troops and an OAU peacekeeping force of 3,500 Nigerian, Senegalese, and Zairian troops remained neutral during the conflict.
24) The Zairian people suffered as their nation sank into a "Zaire-shaped hole" in the center of Africa.
Zairian population of Pisidium viridarium Kuiper, 1956 (Bivalvia.
This project, a joint venture between CDC, the National Institutes of Health, the Belgian Institute of Tropical Medicine, Mama Yemo Hospital (Kinshasa), and the then Zairian Department of Public Health, conducted landmark epidemiologic studies in central Africa.
1995) with Zairian Cu-hyperacummulating plants demonstrated several species accumulating from ~1000 to >12 000 mg/kg of Cu (dry weight).
Their performance descended to the point of farce during their final match against Brazil when--with the South Americans preparing to take a free kick outside the area--a Zairian player charged from the defensive wall and hoofed the ball up the field.
In addition, Republicans attacked Carter on his failure to contain Soviet military assistance in Angola and for the invasion of a Zairian province by insurgents based in Angola.
Hailing from Belgium, but also of Greek and Zairian descent, Fermont is a prolific artist, embracing esoteric musical styles as diverse as electro, noise, breakcore, ambient, free jazz and industrial.