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  • noun Alternative spelling of Zairean.

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Examples

  • The war began in 1996, with three main causes: the collapse of the Zairian state after 32 years of misrule; the spillover from the Rwandan genocide with a million refugees …

    Global Voices in English » DRC: Rape Epidemic Fuels Fistula Cases

  • The war began in 1996, with three main causes: the collapse of the Zairian state after 32 years of misrule; the spillover from the Rwandan genocide with a million refugees …

    Global Voices in English » Video: Caring about Congo

  • FILM The legendary 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle" between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in Zaire was preceded by a three-day concert, "Zaire '74," featuring some of greatest musical artists of the time: James B.own, B.B. King, the Spinners, B.ll Withers, the Fania All-Stars, Miriam Makeba and a variety of Zairian artists, like François "Franco" Luambo Makiadi.

    The Pre-Rumble in the Jungle

  • In a sane world, at least some of our national leaders and pundits would see to it that this massive, speculative and risky investment we call the Iraq War received at least the same cost-benefit analysis we'd give a new mutual fund or a stock tip or an email from the son of the late Zairian President Mobutu Sese Seko offering astonishing returns on a few simple bank transfers.

    Edward Humes: The War as Investment

  • He was present in Rwanda the day after U. S.-supplied surface-to-air missiles struck the Rwandan presidential aircraft on April 6, 1994, assassinating the Hutu presidents of Rwanda and Burundi and triggering Rwandan and Zairian/Congolese civil wars that took the lives of over 5 million Africans.

    Washington Post Equates Imus's Racist Remarks with When He Called Cheney a "War Criminal"

  • Western researchers began streaming into the continent, and several important AIDS research projects were begun in Africa, the most famous of which was Project SIDA in Kinshasa, named after the French acronym for the disease; it involved many of the Belgian, American, and Zairian scientists involved in the original Lancet paper whose results had so shocked the world.

    No Place Left to Bury the Dead

  • The Zairian people lived in abject poverty despite the plentiful natural wealth, while Mobutu became a multibillionaire.

    News Not Fit to Print: US Coup Planned for Venezuela?

  • Looking through recent medical records, they found suspected cases among twenty-two Africans and a Greek man who had lived in Zaire for twenty years, all of whom had been hospitalized between May 1979 and April 1983.8 In the same period, Belgian doctors had noted at least a dozen Zairian patients with symptoms suggesting what was already being called AIDS.

    No Place Left to Bury the Dead

  • It is historical fact that the U.S. underpinned the rule of Zairian dictator Mobutu Sese Seko by providing more than $300 million in weapons and $100 million in military training.

    Are USAID Funds Being Used for Covert Operations in Central Africa?

  • Piot spent the mid - '80s shuttling between Antwerp and Kinshasa, where he helped U.S. and Zairian health experts launch a prolific research effort known as Projet SIDA (Project AIDS).

    The Life of a Virus Hunter

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