Afro History Today in Afro History ! Mobutu Sese Seko seizes total control over The Democratic Republic of the Congo and becomes President in 1965. He renames it Zaire in 1971 ! written by Marc Alexander November 24, 2020 Photo by Julien Harneis U.S. Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger meets with President Mobutu of Zaire in his Pentagon office, Room 3E880. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Young women in preparing manioc bread or Fufu. Own work – photo made by Bob Walker in Democratic Republic of Congo, 1988 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Map of major languages of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Euskara: Kongoko Errepublika Demokratikoko handi hizkuntzen mapa (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: DRC, orthographic projection. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Today in Afro History ! Mobutu Sese Seko seizes total control over The Democratic Republic of the Congo and becomes President in 1965. He renames it Zaire in 1971 ! was last modified: November 4th, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Sprinter, Carmelita Jeter ! Basketball Hall of Famer ! Oscar Robertson ! Pianist/Composer, Scott Joplin ! Singer, Machel Montano ! Producer, Terry Lewis ! next post ‘Absolutely Stunning’: Lawmakers React To Goldstein Investigation Into Minors Collecting EDD Benefits You may also like Progressive web apps: The future of the... June 18, 2018 Cuba publishes first photos of Fidel Castro... February 3, 2015 Quick-Thinking Firefighters Save Girl, 11, Having A... July 18, 2018 Corinne Bailey Rae on being a shy,... April 27, 2018 The dilemma of the QB succession plan May 17, 2018 British woman dies from nerve agent poisoning,... July 9, 2018 Dave Matthews tries his hand at trap... June 22, 2018 Straphangers Irate Over MTA’s Plan To Hike... July 26, 2018 Woman, 2 great grandchildren reportedly killed by... July 29, 2018 7/18 CBS2 Wednesday Morning Weather Headlines July 18, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.