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Where Concorde once flew: the story of President Mobutu's 'African Versailles'

Where Concorde once flew: the story of President Mobutu's 'African Versailles'

Lake Albert (Uganda) (NASA) - Albert Gölü (Afrika) - Vikipedi-Albert Gölü ya da Albert Nyanza ya da eski adıyla Mobutu Sese Seko Gölü, Büyük Afrika Göllerinden birisidir. Afrika kıtasının 7. büyük gölü ve hacmine göre dünyanın 27. en büyük gölüdür.

Lake Albert (Uganda) (NASA) - Albert Gölü (Afrika) - Vikipedi-Albert Gölü ya da Albert Nyanza ya da eski adıyla Mobutu Sese Seko Gölü, Büyük Afrika Göllerinden birisidir. Afrika kıtasının 7. büyük gölü ve hacmine göre dünyanın 27. en büyük gölüdür.

April 24, 1990 President of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko lifts a 20-year ban on opposition parties

April 24, 1990 President of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko lifts a 20-year ban on opposition parties

On this day in Black history, Zaire is renamed the Democratic Republic of Congo. Prior to the installation of Laurent Kabila, the country was ruled by Mobutu Sese Seko for close to 40 years.   FINAL YEARS OF ZAIRE Mobutu took over in a coup in 1965 and changed the country’s name to Zaire six years [...On this day in Black history, Zaire is renamed the Democratic Republic of Congo. Prior to the installation of Laurent Kabila, the country was ruled by Mobutu Sese Seko for close to 40 years…

On this day in Black history, Zaire is renamed the Democratic Republic of Congo. Prior to the installation of Laurent Kabila, the country was ruled by Mobutu Sese Seko for close to 40 years. FINAL YEARS OF ZAIRE Mobutu took over in a coup in 1965 and changed the country’s name to Zaire six years [...On this day in Black history, Zaire is renamed the Democratic Republic of Congo. Prior to the installation of Laurent Kabila, the country was ruled by Mobutu Sese Seko for close to 40 years…

Washington, D.C.: President of Zaire, Mobutu Sese Seko, holding his walking stick, and President Reagan pose for photographers in the rose garden before a meeting at the White House. August 04, 1983

Six Most Ruthless African Dictators in History

Washington, D.C.: President of Zaire, Mobutu Sese Seko, holding his walking stick, and President Reagan pose for photographers in the rose garden before a meeting at the White House. August 04, 1983

Mobutu Sese Seko - President of Zaire. seizure power in a military coup and renames the country Republic of Zaire (Belgian Congo) and himself Mobutu Sese Seko (Joseph-Desiré Mobutu) Infamous for looting his country to the tune of billions of US dollars, has been described as the "archetypal African dictator."

Mobutu Sese Seko - President of Zaire. seizure power in a military coup and renames the country Republic of Zaire (Belgian Congo) and himself Mobutu Sese Seko (Joseph-Desiré Mobutu) Infamous for looting his country to the tune of billions of US dollars, has been described as the "archetypal African dictator."

Zaïre, 1 Zaïre, 1987. Mobutu Sese Seko, President, 1971–97

Zaïre, 1 Zaïre, 1987. Mobutu Sese Seko, President, 1971–97

African banknotes Congo Zaire - 1 Zaire = 100 Makuta banknote of 1970, President Mobutu Sese Seko. 1 Zaire = 100 Makuta banknote issued by the National Bank of Congo - Banque Nationale du Congo.  Obverse: Portrait of President Mobutu Sese Seko in military uniform; Kinshasa stadium.

African banknotes Congo Zaire - 1 Zaire = 100 Makuta banknote of 1970, President Mobutu Sese Seko. 1 Zaire = 100 Makuta banknote issued by the National Bank of Congo - Banque Nationale du Congo. Obverse: Portrait of President Mobutu Sese Seko in military uniform; Kinshasa stadium.

Mobutu Sese Seko pictured in Kinshasa a month before he was overthrown in 1997. Photograph: Jean-Marc Bouju/AP

Mobutu Sese Seko's body to be returned to Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mobutu Sese Seko pictured in Kinshasa a month before he was overthrown in 1997. Photograph: Jean-Marc Bouju/AP

Our leaders were sold by their own. 1-Blaise Compaore with Thomas Sankara before he killed him. 2-Patrice Lumumba with his future assassin Mobutu Sese Seko saluting him.

Our leaders were sold by their own. 1-Blaise Compaore with Thomas Sankara before he killed him. 2-Patrice Lumumba with his future assassin Mobutu Sese Seko saluting him.

Mobutu Sese Seko of Congo

Mobutu Sese Seko of Congo