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Pointe-Noire

(French pwɛ̃tnwar)
n
(Placename) a port in S Congo-Brazzaville, on the Atlantic: the country's chief port and former capital (1950–58). Pop: 638 000 (2005 est)

Pointe-Noire

(Fr. pwɛ̃tˈnwar)

n.
a seaport in the S Republic of Congo. 294,203.
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All flights have direct connections to Pointe Noire.
All positive serum samples were from animals that had survived the ASF outbreaks in Bouenza, Niari, and Pointe Noire during 2008.
In Africa, Lufthansa (LH) also will be flying fives times per week to Pointe Noire (PNR) - the most important port city in the Republic of Congo - with a stopover in Libreville (LBV), Gabon.
The bodies are all at the morgue in Pointe Noire," a crisis unit official said.
The team then undertook an expedition to travel to the source of this meat, a forested area called Kouilou, which lies along the Kouilou River around 100 to 130km from Pointe Noire.
The delegation that visited Brazzaville and Pointe Noire in September included representatives of different sectors such as agriculture, mining, pharmaceuticals transport, fishing, manufacturing, oil and gas, timber, meat products, beer and warehousing.
Bill O'Neill, 62, from Strathaven in Lanarkshire, was travelling to the port of Pointe Noire in the African state.
THE EUROPEAN Investment Bank (EIB) is planning to lend Canada's MagIndustries Corp Euro 13 million to help develop a potash plant, a magnesium smelter and rehabilitate hydro-electric power station units serving carnallite (magnesium ore) and salt deposits, at Kouilou, Pointe Noire, Congo (Brazzaville).
Other low-scoring cities included Abidjan in the Ivory Coast, Pointe Noire and Brazzaville in Congo and Luanda in Angola, which have all been hit by prolonged periods of civil unrest and high crime rates.
In Libreville, the Gabonese capital, around 1,200 metric tons of bushmeat arrives in the markets each day, and in Pointe Noire, the second-largest city of the Congo, an estimated 150,000 metric tons is consumed each year.
Unless on essential business do not travel to Brazzaville and Pointe Noire
Lawrence Seaway ports and iron ore back westward from pointe Noire, Quebec to the steel mills of Lake Michigan.