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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).
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.
The Case of Zairian Healers' Associations >>, Social Science and Medicine, 16: 1843-1849.
Of additional concern to Kigali was the information that Zairian President Mobutu Sese Seko was condoning, if not directly supporting, the activities of the ex-FAR/Interahamwe.
predation by various Zairian state security forces.
A preliminary evaluation of the cognitive and motor effects of pediatric HIV infection in Zairian children.
French troops and an OAU peacekeeping force of 3,500 Nigerian, Senegalese, and Zairian troops remained neutral during the conflict.
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).
These two movements were fierce rivals, and already before independence violent confrontations between them took place The UPA maintained good relations with the leading politicians in the independent Congo and their entourages, and later with the Zairian Mobutu government.
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.