Cubango


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Cu·ban·go

 (ko͞o-bäng′gō)
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O•ka•van•go

(ˌoʊ kəˈvæŋ goʊ, -ˈvɑŋ-)

n.
a river in central Africa, flowing SE from Angola to Botswana. ab. 1000 mi. (1610 km) long. Portuguese, Cubango.
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Harry travelled to Angola's region of Cuando Cubango in 2013 as patron of the Halo Trust charity and saw the human suffering landmines cause.
Da bancada o deputado discursou a respeito do estado desanimador das estradas que ligavam a cidade de Cubango com "as suas irmas do nosso torrao natal".
In December 1960 and January 1961, after an epizootic initially, some human cases of bubonic plague were recorded in Baixo Cubango, in Cuangar, Maiuvo (Chimpande), Dirico, and Mucusso (Figure 1).
Covering an area of about 15000 square kilometers, the alluvial fan-like Delta receives its annual water flow from the upland plains of Angola's Cuito and Cubango Rivers (Mendelsohn, et al., 2010).
Cubans can be found from Cuando Cubango ("the end of the world" as the Portuguese colonists used to call it) to Huambo, Luanda, Bengo and other Angolan cities, building roads, highways, bridges and hospitals.
Cam-inho de Ferro de Mocamedes announced in September that about 70% of the Mocamedes railway from the port of Namibe to Cuando Cubango Province had been reconstructed and the entire 970km railway would be completed early next year.
Indeed, several opposition activists were actually killed in Luanda and it suburb, Viana, as well as in the central highlands in Huambo and in Cuando Cubango in the former UNITA regions in the far southeast.
Cuban support for the MPLA enraged the South Africans, of course, and in March 1988, South African forces assisted UNITA to attack the MPLA's base at Cuito Cuanavale in Cuando Cubango province.
De Beers has been awarded exclusive prospecting rights in three areas (one stretching across Lunda Norte and Lunda Sul; Quela in Malanje Province; and Mavinga in Cuando Cubango Province).
Sixty-two percent of Unita's votes was in the four central/southern provinces of Huambo, Bie, Benguela and Cuando Cubango, where in many places there was no government presence in the run-up to the election and Unita allowed no political activity by any other party.