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) *''Ourebia ourebi kenyae'' (Kenya) Magloire was born in Zaire (which is now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo) but grew up in New York. She studied Western classical music with heavy emphasis on opera singing. Magloire had early exposure on television in commercials and, more notably, played Samantha, a member of the Short Circus, in the TV series ''The Electric Company''

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is Nigeria, especially under the rule of General Sani Abacha who was ''de facto'' president of Nigeria from 1993 until his death in 1998. He is reputed to have stolen some US$3–4 billion. He and his relatives are often mentioned in Nigerian 419 letter scams (Advance-fee fraud) claiming to offer vast fortunes for "help" in laundering his stolen "fortunes", which in reality turn out not to exist. Who wants to be a millionaire? – An online collection

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USSR. He was also bestowed the rare honour of performing international concerts tours as a representative of USSR in United States, Panama, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Argentina, Israel, Republic of the Congo, Zaire, Angola, Nigeria, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Greece, and Finland. In Southern Africa, Tempelsman has played a key role in negotiations between hostile governments and companies

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Despite having arrived in Britain aged 11, unable to speak English,

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pink) from their surfaces. Their stingers, which in previous film adaptations could not penetrate glass, are powerful enough to shatter windows, true to the original triffids of the novel. Instead of a cup they have a pink flower-like head, resembling a cross between a lily and a sweet pea, that enlarges before releasing the sting. Following the Rwandan Genocide, Hutu refugees and many members of the former Hutu-led government fled as part of the Great Lakes refugee crisis

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, since 26 January 2001. In 1987, McDermott briefly left politics to become a Foreign Service (United States Foreign Service) medical officer based in Zaire now known as Democratic Republic of the Congo, providing psychiatric services to Foreign Service, USAID (United States Agency for International Development), and Peace Corps personnel in sub-Saharan Africa. unit

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. Controversies and future outlook Only a few political controversies are known concerning OTRAG because of concerns of neighbors of Zaire and Libya about the dual use potential of rockets (dual use). A full orbital launch vehicle was never assembled. Modules were flight tested in Zaire and Libya. 6,000 static rocket engine tests and 16 single stage qualification tests were made to prove the concept as feasible. Small, 4-unit vehicles were built and tested in Shaba North, Zaire

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in the Montreal area, where his family still lives. He did not play Canadian football until his high school in Longueuil (Longueuil, Quebec) organized a team. After grade 11, he attended CEGEP at Vanier College, where his football exploits earned him the nickname "Touchdown Tim" and earned him a scholarship to play college football at the University of Michigan.

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16 sports basketball AP-BKN-Artest-Name-Change.html title Artest's Name Change to Metta World Peace Approved accessdate September 16, 2011 date September 16, 2011 publisher work The New York Times Following the invasion of the Rwandan capital Kigali by the Tutsi Rwandese Patriotic Front (RPF), many Rwandan civilians and members of the Interahamwe fled to neighbouring countries, most notably to what at the time was Zaire, now Democratic Republic of Congo

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's covert action program to arm anti-communist guerrillas in neighboring Angola. '''Technotronic''' is a Belgian (Belgium) studio-based music project formed in 1988 by Jo Bogaert, who had already made his musical mark in the beginning of the 1980s as a part of a cover band and as a solo artist under various New Beat projects, including The Acts of Madmen and Nux Nemo. Together with vocalist Ya Kid K, he produced the hit single, "Pump Up the Jam", which


'''Zaire''' ) was the name of a Central African state, now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo, between 1971 and 1997. The state's name derives from the name of the Congo River, called ''Zaire'' in Portuguese (Portuguese language), adapted from the Kongo (Kongo language) word ''nzere'' or ''nzadi'' ("river that swallows all rivers"). Peter Forbath, ''The River Congo'', p. 19.

The state was a right-wing single-party state and dictatorship, run by Mobutu Sese Seko and his ruling Popular Movement of the Revolution party. It was established following Mobutu's seizure of power in a military coup in 1965, following five-years of political upheaval following independence known as the Congo Crisis. Zaire had a strongly centralist constitution (Centralised government) and foreign assets were nationalized. A wider campaign of ''Authenticité (Authenticité (Zaire))'', ridding the country of the influences from the colonial period (Belgian Congo), was also launched under Mobutu's direction. Weakened by the end of American support after the end of the Cold War, Mobutu was forced to declare a new republic in 1990 to cope with demands for change. By the time of its disestablishment, Mobutu's rule was characterized by widespread cronyism, corruption and economic mismanagement.

The state collapsed in 1996 amid the destabilization of eastern Zaire in the aftermath of the Rwandan Civil War and growing ethnic violence. In 1997, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, at the head of the ''Alliance des Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Congo-Zaïre (Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo)'' (AFDL) militia, led a popular rebellion against the central government. With rebel forces making gains in the east, Mobutu fled the country, leaving Kabila's forces in charge.

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