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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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Many who survived the camps and the military conquests of the Zairian liberation struggle returned home (Janzen 2003).
As this happened, Mobutu ordered Zairian military forces to oppose the intruders and the dynamics of the mission changed; the Rwandans found themselves actively opposing another country's armed forces.
This provoked French and Zairian forces to intervene to support Habre, pushing Goukouni's and Libyan forces northward.
In chapter after evocative chapter, he chronicles the murderous kleptocracy of Abacha in Nigeria, the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo), the drug-and-diamond-fueled carnage in Liberia, and the epic fall of Zairian dictator Mobutu.
The former Zairian government received arms from many countries, including Belgium, China, France, Germany, Israel, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the USA.
People who pursue hobbies, who are well-informed, they know the difference between, say, good Zairian music and bad Zairian music.
Meanwhile, from the north came another anticommunist guerilla army, Holden Roberto's National Front for the Liberation of Angola (FNLA), which was saturated with CIA personnel, South African military advisors, and Zairian troops, plus some Portuguese and British soldiers of fortune.
In death he became an eternal martyr and by installing Mobutu in the Zairian presidency, we committed ourselves to the other side, the losing side in Central and Southern Africa.
Producer Luc Besson spotted the Yamakasi (purportedly a word of Zairian origin) on a TV news report.
A further example of 'codes' as flexible instead of contrastive languages is demonstrated by Michael Meeuwis and Jan Blommaert, who present the data of Zairian migrants in Belgium.