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Oubangui

(uːˈbɑːŋɡiː; juːˈbæŋɡɪ)
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(Placename) the French name for Ubangi
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Specifically, the conference is expected to discuss and develop consensus on the different options to restore Lake Chad, including the Inter-Basin Water Transfer project from the Ubangi River in Central Africa to the Lake Chad.
Over 100,000 of those have fled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which borders CAR via the Ubangi River.
Others will brave rebel and militia checkpoints to travel to Bangui from the rest of the country, and believers from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo will cross the Ubangi River in pirogues to catch a glimpse of the pope.
Caption: A woman sells cassava on the banks of the Ubangi River near the border between the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo in February.
More than 45 passengers have drowned after a boat struck a rock and sank in the Ubangi river in the Democratic Republic of Congo, government officials say.
In 1999, he flew to the Central African Republic, traveled under military escort by Jeep, then canoed down the Ubangi River to the village of Mougoumba to meet the Baka people (Pygmies) whose music and dance he'd researched extensively.
The most important is the construction of a 300MW hydropower plant at Palambo on the Ubangi river, which has the backing of both the DRC and the Central African Republic governments.