Kasai River


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Noun1.Kasai River - 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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Local official Kerozene Kabongo told AFP the canoes were carrying miners who dive for diamonds in the Kasai river on Thursday when they overturned in high winds, 15 km (nine miles) east of Tshikapa city.
After a hearty breakfast, we got on an Odakyu staff car which took us to Enoshima, a small offshore island at the mouth of the Kasai River that flows into Sagami Bay.
"All the other boats are going down the Kasai River. His is the only one going up to the interior.''
The boat carrying passengers and merchandise sank on the Kasai River in Kasai-Occidental province, according to local resident Vickie Ndaye.
When Conrad first arrived at Kinshasa, he discovered that the boat, The Florida, that he was to command up the Kasai River, had been wrecked; and so he was immediately put on the Roi des Beiges as second in command up the Congo and never took command of the hoped-for new expedition into the Kasai valley region.
Our article included in this issue, "The Two River Narratives in 'Heart of Darkness," showed that Joseph Conrad imagined Kurtz's Inner Station to be located on the Kasai River and not on the Congo as has been generally assumed.