21 Apr 1997 Jahr - New blood in charge
Laurent-Désiré Kabila becomes president and re-names Zaire the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). The following year, troops from Rwanda and Uganda invade in hopes of removing Kabila from power. They are halted by Angolan, Namibian and Zimbabwean troops allied with Kabila.
Zugefügt zum Band der Zeit:
Colonization of the Congo