[Flash Back] Mobutu Tribute by Chris Rock

Back in 1997, Chris Rock made a tribute song in memory of dictator Mobutu.

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[Documentary] Kisangani Diary (1997)

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“Ndombolo” by JB Mpiana

Title: Ndombolo
Artist: JB Mpiana
Album:Feux de l’amour
Year: 1997

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[Today in History] January 1st

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1997 – The Republic of Zaïre officially joins the World Trade Organization, as Zaïre.

[Today in History] May 17th

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1997 – Laurent-Désiré Kabila proclames himself president and Zaïre becomes Democratic Republic of Congo