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A river of southwest Africa rising in northeast Angola and flowing about 2,155 km (1,340 mi) east and then north along the border of Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and through southwest Congo into the Congo River.


(Placename) a river in southwestern Africa, rising in central Angola and flowing east then north as part of the border between Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo, continuing northwest through the Democratic Republic of Congo to the River Congo. Length: 2154 km (1338 miles)


(kəˈsaɪ, kɑ-)

a river in SW Africa, flowing from Angola through the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Congo (Zaire) River. ab. 1338 mi. (2154 km) long.
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Noun1.Kasai - a river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo
Angola, Republic of Angola - a republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975 and was the scene of civil war until 1990
Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire - a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
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Les provinces de Lunda-Norte (Angola) et Kasai Central (Republique Democratique du Congo/RDC) ont propose, ce jeudi, la creation d'un projet de cooperation universitaire pour l'echange d'experiences entre enseignants des deux cotes, a-t-on appris de source officielle.
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And Kasai UK has warned that reduced output by the main automotive firms and the closure of factories could impact on its plants in Merthyr and Washington in Sunderland The company makes internal parts for Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and Honda, all of whom have announced closures or cutbacks in recent months as turmoil has hit the global automotive sector.
Kasai UK, which makes internal parts for Honda, Jaguar Land Rover and Nissan, has warned that reduced output by the main automotive firms and the closure of factories could impact on its plants at Washington and Merthyr Tydfil.
Kasai has urged all government organizations, businesses, and communities "to take strong steps to control tobacco and foster healthier, more productive populations."
"Robust primary health-care systems are the fairest, most affordable way to meet the health challenges we face today," Takeshi Kasai said in a statement ahead of the World Health Day, which falls on April 7 this year.
Summary: Kinhasa [DR Congo], Mar 18 (ANI): Thirty-three people died, while around 90 others were reportedly injured in a train accident in Kasai province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, local media reported on Monday.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister (CM), Mahmood Khan has announced a development package for district Kohat including upgradation of district headquarter hospitals, establishment of university of engineering and technology camps, industrial zone, sports grounds and developing Thanda Dam and Kasai project.