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Colonization of the Congo
11 months ago
First Contact With Europe
First Report of Slave Trade
First Atempt to colonise
Colonization Is Fin?
While Mobutu is out of the country, Tutsi rebels take control of a large portion of eastern Zaire. With the help of Rwanda, they take the capital.
New blood in charge
Congo fights back
Mobutu installs himself as president.
Mobutu officially elected president in national elections.
Mobutu goings crazy ( literally)
Most nationalized property returned to former owners.
For the first time, Mobutu allows legislative elections (although not the formation of opposition parties).
Mobutu is re-elected president for the third time. It is his 20th year in office.
Ties are severed
All Western Ties cut
Group of some events
Rise of Kongo empire
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