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(ˌlu əˈpu lə)

a river in S central Africa, flowing E and N along the border between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Lake Mweru. ab. 300 mi. (485 km) long.
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However, only Luapula, Northern, Muchinga, and Eastern provinces were sprayed in 2013 because of increased cost.
A Chinese-built $14 million bridge across the vast Luapula River connects Zambia with its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Luapula Valley had been identified as one of the five main areas of research projected for the Institute in Gluckman's Seven Year Plan.
The Finnish government is working on a small project to help to implement IFMIS in the Luapula Province.
Today Chankwakwa employs 232 farmers to harvest fruits and vegetables, with one group working near the processing plant in Kabwe and another in the Luapula Province, about 700 kilometres away.
Working with eyecare charity, Vision Aid Overseas, Specsavers raised enough to fund not only the teaching facility, but also two vision centres in the country's Central and Luapula provinces.
Mwale said that most of the unexplored parts of the country are in the south of Copperbelt, Central, Western, North-Western and Luapula provinces.
The study was conducted in Mansa, a rural town in Luapula Province of Zambia.