Bukavu


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Bukavu

(buːˈkɑːvuː)
n
(Placename) a port in E Democratic Republic of Congo, on Lake Kivu: commercial and industrial centre. Pop: 294 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1966): Costermansville

Bu•ka•vu

(buˈkɑ vu)

n.
a city in the E Democratic Republic of the Congo. 201,569. Formerly, Costermansville.
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UMOJA Festival," a peace festival to end conflict between the Pygmies and Bantus will be held from July 26 to 28 near Bukavu, a city in the eastern part of Congo.
25% owner and operator of the Misisi Gold Project located in South Kivu, eastern DRC, approximately 350km south of Bukavu and 180km north of Kalemie.
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As the sign proudly displays, they have the only gorillas in the north with silverback Bukavu cutting a majestic figure on his island while his orang-utan counterpart Ramon was more sociable, peering through the glass of his indoor enclosure to get a close-up view of visitors.
As the sign proudly displays, they have the only gorillas in the north with silverback Bukavu cutting a majestic figure on his island while his orangutan counterpart Ramon was more sociable, peering through the glass of his indoor enclosure to get a close-up view of visitors.
A task-force of Congolese Mennonites and MCC representatives visited Bukavu early on in the crisis, and determined to work with several local communities through the Zairian Council of Churches, with the collaboration of CARE.
In 1992 I was in Zaire, what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and more specifically in the eastern DRC in a town called Bukavu on the southern shore of Lake Kivu.
The quake hit 24 miles (40 km) north of Bukavu, not far from the border with Rwanda, at 3:25 a.
Lambert Mende says the epicenter of the earthquake was located close to Lake Tanganyika near Bukavu, the capital of the South Kivu province.
BUKAVU, CONGO -- Bishops from eastern Congo criticized the failure of their government and the U.
The Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, which I founded in 1999, has provided care to an estimated 40,000 rape victims; more arrive every day.