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 (kē′vo͞o), Lake
A lake on the border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda north of Lake Tanganyika, at an altitude of 1,460 m (4,790 ft).
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(Placename) Lake Kivu a lake in central Africa, between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda at an altitude of 1460 m (4790 ft). Area: 2698 sq km (1042 sq miles). Depth: (maximum) 475 m (1558 ft)
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(ˈki vu)
Lake, a lake in central Africa, between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. 1100 sq. mi. (2849 sq. km).
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Noun1.Kivu - a lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda
Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire - a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
Ruanda, Rwanda, Rwandese Republic - a landlocked republic in central Africa; formerly a German colony
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Thousands of women and girls in Ituri Province have been subjected to gender-based violence, as have women and girls in conflict-affected North Kivu and South Kivu.
L'epidemie touche les provinces du Nord Kivu, Sud Kivu et de l'Ituri.
Doctors in South Kivu, a province that had previously skirted the Ebola epidemic in eastern DR Congo, have quarantined 15 people over fears of infection by the deadly virus, local authorities said Wednesday.
class="font-size--16 MsoNormalThe first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma has died, the governor of North Kivu province said on Tuesday.
As many as 150 people are missing after a passenger boat sank on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said, CNN reports.
Summary: Goma [Congo], Apr 18 (ANI): Out of the 150 people declared missing, at least three people lost their lives and 37 were rescued after an overcrowded boat capsized in Lake Kivu, according to Vital Muhini, the national Deputy from South Kivu province.
"I am very saddened by the shipwreck of a pirogue on Monday on Lake Kivu. The provisional toll is 150 people missing," Tshisekedi said on Twitter .
The outbreak in North Kivu province is in its fourth month, and there have been nearly 300 cases, including 186 deaths, the Washington Post reported.
Aceng said widespread insecurity in eastern Congo's North Kivu and Ituri provinces added to Uganda's vulnerability to cross border transmission.
GENEVA, Sept 28 (KUNA) -- The United Nation High Commission of Refugee on Friday estimated that more than a million people are displaced in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).