The Mobutu Rescue

LeDroit, Lewis
June 1978
New Republic;6/10/78, Vol. 178 Issue 23, p6
Looks at the economic and political conditions in Zaire. Travel to Zaire aboard a ferry from Congo-Brazzaville; Police harassment of Zairian pedestrians; Inefficiency of the garbage service in the city of Kinshasa; Impact of gross mismanagement on Zaire's economy; Corruption in the government; Factors contributing to the failure of President Sesse Seko Mobutu's economic recovery efforts; Income of an average Kinshasa family.


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