Congo River


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Congo River

A river of central Africa flowing about 4,700 km (2,920 mi) north, west, and southwest through the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Atlantic Ocean. Its remotest tributaries rise in northern Zambia. For much of its latter course the river forms the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo.
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Noun1.Congo River - a major African river (one of the world's longest)Congo River - a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic
Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire - a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
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Living south of the Congo River, where food is more plentiful, bonobos don"t compete with gorillas for food as chimps have to, and they don"t have to compete much with each other either.
And we've often been entertained by journalists and photographers: from Dawood Azami on Afghanistan to Telegraph correspondent Tim Butcher, who recounted his 2,500-kilometre journey from Congo's eastern border to the mouth of the Congo River.
In 1971, Disney commissioned him to film a documentary on the life of the Congo River.
AT least 160 people died and 100 were missing after two ferries collided during a violent storm on the Congo River near the town of I nongo yesterday.
The UN Report, of course, leaves out the case of Cabinda, an oil-rich enclave north of the Congo River, which, through the vagaries of the colonial partition and the Berlin Conference of 1885, was kept under Portuguese "sovereignty".
At its heart lies the world's second largest river system - the Congo River.
A simmering feud between Uganda and Rwanda over how to end the year-long rebellion in Congo erupted into heavy fighting yesterday, as troops from both sides battled for control of the Congo River city.
Photo: Rwandans gather on the bank of the Congo River in the village of Kikongo on Friday, after fleeing Kasese earlier in the week.
MagEnergy, a wholly owned subsidiary, is the leading participant in the refurbishment (Phase I) and rehabilitation (Phase 2) of the generating capacity at the 1440MW Inga II Hydroelectric station on the Congo River in the DRC.
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Congo: At least nine people died and many more could be missing after a boat sank in the Congo River not far from Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said Sunday.
It also includes a free round of Congo River Golf per person, a Kids Eat Free card per child, a Time Out guide (one per booking over pounds 700), a Disney money wallet per child and a Harry Potter splashproof ticket wallet.