Zaire, the place where the rate of exchange moves by one million on a daily basis. Also the home for Diane Fossey's silverback gorillas.

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Rural Zaire

Journal Entries
Gorillas & Guerrillas - Entanglement with the military. If you read nothing else on the site read this account of our truck being hijacked. Read more . . .
Zaire: customs search and my meeting an old local. Our accidental visit to Rwanda as well. The locals' reaction to seeing our truck in some remote parts of their country. Read more . . .
I can't believe they sell cheese in Goma. Read more . . .
Country Information

A vast country with immense economic resources, the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly known as Zaire) has been at the centre of what could be termed Africa's world war.

Currency ~ Zaire Zaires

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