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  • noun Plural form of Zairean.


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  • WHEN I MET WITH rebel leader Laurent Kabila in Zaire several days ago, he told me of his vision to see a rebuilt Zaire with a strong market economy which would create jobs for Zaireans.

    A Soft Landing In Zaire?

  • Now, some Zaireans say, it's Washington that should get him out.

    'Invade Us, Please'

  • Kabila's drive across Mobutu's vast domain, after the ailing dictator tried to expel them as "non-Zaireans" from the eastern

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Thousands of Zaireans moved to Angola in the 1970s, particularly in regions controlled by the UNITA, whose main ally in the region was Zaire's then leader, Mobutu Sese Seko.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Savimbi urged the Zaireans to "cease fighting and begin talks."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Mobutu has enjoyed 32 years of autocratic rule over this vast central African country, accumulating huge personal wealth while ordinary Zaireans have become increasingly impoverished.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Sixty Zaireans are to be deported back to Zaire for entering

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "We appeal to the paticipants in the talks to fully consider the urgent humanitarian needs of hundres of thousands of refugees and displaced Zaireans stranded in the war zone," said the statement.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Spokeswoman Catherine Poso said the 60 Zaireans, together with

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Rwandan and Burundian Hutu refugees at Ubundu, 150 kilometres (90 miles) to the south, and was also feeding 35,000 displaced Zaireans in Kisangani itself.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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