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(ˈbu dʒiˈmaɪ, -ˈmɑ yi, əmˈbu-)

a city in the S central Democratic Republic of the Congo. 806,475.
Formerly, Bakwanga.
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The few foreigners who cross overland the Democratic Republic of the Congo pass through Mbuji-Mayi.
Scope of Work for its offices located in the cities of Mbuji-Mayi,
Although the two cities are included in the central part of the country, is located north Bwamanda with border countries like the Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic while Mbuji-Mayi is situated in the south near the Katanga province and as a country with border of Angola.
In early 2013, residents of Goma, Bukavu and Mbuji-Mayi will also be covered.
The diamond was discovered in the Mbuji-Mayi district of Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo) in 1990 and was 777 carats uncut.
Regional capitals--Bandundu, Bukavu, Goma, Kananga, Kindu, Kisangani, Lubumbashi, Matadi, Mbandaka, Mbuji-Mayi.
It said rescuers found seven bodies after the accident, which happened on Thursday on a river in central province of Kasai, some 45 kilometresA south of the provincial capital Mbuji-Mayi.
Le developpement social et economique du Congo et le Christianisme social africain, Editions Diocesaines de Mbuji-Mayi, Kinshasa 2006.
Standing nearby was a Congolese priest from Mbuji-Mayi, the opposition stronghold in central Congo, who'd been trapped at his church as police fired into crowds outside.
Soon the invaders were laying siege to the Congolese diamond mines at Mbuji-Mayi.
Kananga and Mbuji-Mayi had an unemployment rate of 80 percent.