History November 13, 2019 at 08:00 am

Little-known hobbies of five of the most brutal dictators in African history

Nii Ntreh November 13, 2019 at 08:00 am

November 13, 2019 at 08:00 am | History

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Mobutu Sese Seko. Photo Credit: AP via VOA News

Mobutu Sese Seko loved boxing and yachting.

There are very few one can compare to Joseph Mobutu, nicknamed Sese Seko, in the volumed brutality he unleashed in his own people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

If he was not carrying out executions of people he did not like, Mobutu was seizing the opportunity to host one of history’s greatest boxing bouts between George Foreman and Muhammad Ali.

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