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Mobutu, Sese Seko

Line breaks: Sese Seko Mo¦butu
Pronunciation: /məˈbuːtuː
 
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Definition of Mobutu, Sese Seko in English:

( 1930–97), African statesman, President of Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) 1965–97; born Joseph-Désiré Mobutu. Seizing power in a military coup in 1965, he retained control despite opposition until 1997, when he was finally forced to stand down.

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