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Lobito

(Portuguese luˈβitu)
n
(Placename) the chief port in Angola, in the west on Lobito Bay: terminus of the railway through Benguela to Mozambique. Pop: 470 000 (2005 est)
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Noun1.Lobito - a seaport on the Atlantic coast of Angola
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
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The rail traffic between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angolas Benguela Railway re-started on March 5 after a 34-year hiatus, when a manganese train crossed the border between Dilolo and Luau bound for the Angolan port of Lobito.
Roque cites the planned Lobito refinery as one such project -- construction has been delayed for years due to irregularities in contracts and financing disagreements.
Roque cites the planned Lobito refinery as one such project--construction has been delayed for years due to irregularities in contracts and financing disagreements.
The Lobito refinery is one such project hanging over the head of Sonangol, whose completion has been "hiccoughing" for years due to irregularities in the contract and financing disagreements, says Roque.
The photographers signed a petition which included a number of the famous names such as JoEuo Pina, winner of the 2017 Premio EstacEuo Imagem Viana do Castelo and Portugal's only photojournalism award, and Nuno Lobito, a TV presenter.
The decision by Sonangol of Angola to halt work on the new Lobito refinery to reassess the project meant another entity had to move ahead with a refinery in sub-Saharan Africa.
Various gas and diesel thermoelectric power plants have been installed, such as Malembo, Kilevaa and Lobito.
According to the company, Technip Umbilicals facility in Lobito, Angola, with support from Technip Umbilicals in Newcastle, UK, will manufacture the umbilicals that are scheduled to be completed in the second half of 2016.
En algunas especies se observo preferencia de ambientes y evitacion de otros: el carpincho (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) y el lobito de rio (Lontra longicaudis) mostraron una marcada seleccion positiva por el embalse (Ei = 0.
The European Investment Bank loan will support expansion of broadband networks in Luanda, Benguela and Lobito, and provision of new optical fibre communication networks in Lubango, Huambo, Cabinda and Soyo.
In late 2012 it began preparatory work on building the long-delayed 200,000 b/d Lobito refinery project, then costing $8bn.