Pointe-Noire


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Pointe-Noire

(French pwɛ̃tnwar)
n
(Placename) a port in S Congo-Brazzaville, on the Atlantic: the country's chief port and former capital (1950–58). Pop: 638 000 (2005 est)
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Pointe-Noire

(Fr. pwɛ̃tˈnwar)

n.
a seaport in the S Republic of Congo. 294,203.
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Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries that any other airline, has added Republic of Congo's second biggest city, Pointe-Noire to its flight network as its 58th destination in Africa.
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However, the government did not fund or take any steps to implement the 2014-2017 national action plan, did not provide funding to the Trafficking in Persons Coordinating Committee in Pointe-Noire, and did not provide care to any victims or provide any support to NGOs that did.
Pointe-Noire, Congo's second city, held its fourth fashion festival this summer, known as the Carousel of Fashion.
TerraPay, in coordination with ARTF, is organising the Future of Money Transfers workshop between June 23rd and June 24th at Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire.
The project will improve access to infrastructure and basic services for people living in selected unplanned constructions in Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire, and strengthen government and municipal capacity for urban enhancement.
Since July 2014, Gecotrans launched, in partner- ship with Spliethoff Group, Thorco Shipping and Nile Dutch under the framework of its cooperation with CMA-CGM & Maersk, in serving the Feeder Service between Pointe-Noire -- Matadi and Matadi -- Pointe- Noire.