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, 2022 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 5th, 2022 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 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Donovan McNabb ! NFL player/Sportscaster, Cris Carter ! Rapper, Erick Sermon ! Singer, Stacy Lattisaw ! You may also like Gillette Stadium bomb threat case dropped July 3, 2018 QB Wilson, Ciara buy into MLB-to-Portland group June 1, 2018 Best of LA: Music — R&B, Country,... June 15, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Ricky... May 21, 2022 Sources: Michael Cohen ready to tell special... July 28, 2018 ‘Fast Eddie’ Johnson, ex-NBA All-Star, dies at... November 9, 2020 Mario Premieres New Single and Video for... July 20, 2018 Black teen speaks out after woman charged... July 14, 2018 Knicks seek guard help but ultimately stand... February 18, 2016 Hawks rookie Young out due to quad... July 9, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.