British Dictionary definitions for Mobutu (2 of 2)
Sese Seko (ˈsɛsɛ ˈsɛkəʊ), original name Joseph. 1930–97, Zaïrese statesman; president of Zaïre (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) (1970–97); accused of corruption and overthrown by rebels in 1997; died in exile
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How to use Mobutu in a sentence
When a top Mobutu confidant named Colonel Alphonse Bangala purchased the island, Lometcha bought shares.
In 1964, Kabila had been a Simba leader, and Mobutu had commanded the Congolese army.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis | Nina Strochlic | November 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bill Close, as his friends called him, was the personal physician to President Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire.
President Mobutu was rumored to have recently fled to France with his family to protect them from the virus.
Western interest in Zaire's mines enriched Mobutu, allowing him, in turn, to enrich King.Revisiting the Rumble in the Jungle, with an Eye toward Human Rights | Brentin Mock | October 28, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST