TITLE

Rebel chief Laurent Kabila declares himself President of Zaire; renames country

PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Jet;06/02/97, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that rebel leader Laurent Desire Kabila has succeeded in ousting President Mobutu Sese Seko and has declared himself President of Zaire in May 1997. Kabila's renaming of Zaire as the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Kabila's suspension of the Zairian Constitution; Kabila's comments.
ACCESSION #
9706065894

 

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