Mobutu     after the elected leader of the Congo was murdered this horrible man ruled for 32 years supported by the US.   Kennedy gave him a plane :(

The Congolese dictator Mobutu Sese Seko, seen here in his signature leopard-skin hat, renamed his nation Zaire and had television news broadcasts show his face descending from the heavens at the beginning of each show.

Zaire:  50000 New Zaires 30.1.1996 (Mobutu Sese Seko, Leopard); 100000 New Zaires 30.6.1996 (Mobutu Sese Seko, Leopard); 100000 New Zaires 30.6.1996 (Mobutu Sese Seko, Leopard); 500000 New Zaires 25.10.1996 (Fish, Map, River scene); 1 Million Nouveaux Zaires 25.10.1996 (Diamonds, Mining).

Zaire: 50000 New Zaires 30.1.1996 (Mobutu Sese Seko, Leopard); 100000 New Zaires 30.6.1996 (Mobutu Sese Seko, Leopard); 100000 New Zaires 30.6.1996 (Mobutu Sese Seko, Leopard); 500000 New Zaires 25.10.1996 (Fish, Map, River scene); 1 Million Nouveaux Zaires 25.10.1996 (Diamonds, Mining).

Mobutu Sese Seko Nkuku Ngbendu wa Za Banga 14 October 1930 – 7 September 1997), commonly known as Mobutu or Mobutu Sese Seko

Top 15 Toppled Dictators

The archetypal African dictator, Mobutu Sese Seko, a military officer, rose to power in the Congo by displacing the populist left-leaning leader Patrice Lumumba.

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…

Mobutu Sese Seko - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mobutu Sese Seko - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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 Kuk'u Wgfeendu Wa Za Banga, President of Zaire 1965 - 1997

Mobutu Sese Seko of Congo

How Mobutu Sese Seko run a kleptocratic dictatorship in Congo for 32 years.

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 Photograph: Jean-Marc Bouju/AP

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

: the Imperialist-back Dictator of 'Zaire' (Congo), Mobutu Sese Seko, holding his walking stick, and President Reagan pose for photographers in the rose garden before a meeting at the White House.

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