Zaire River

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Noun1.Zaire River - a major African river (one of the world's longest)Zaire River - a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic
Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire - a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
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By the turn of the century the rubber trade in Portuguese Congo had been redirected from the Atlantic coast, where trade had formerly concentrated in Ambrizete, further north to the Zaire River (Figure 2).
Bonobos are restricted to humid forests and live south of the Zaire River in central Africa.
"Unlike chimps, which can be found in several places, bonobos are indigenous to one specific area of central Africa, south of the Zaire River."
Stanley took up his quest in 1874, when he started to explore the basins of Lake Victoria and Lake Albert and later the basin of the Zaire River. For him, to find Livingstone was to discover Africa.
The various units of the AFOL advanced both northwards along the Ugandan border and westwards toward the head of the navigable part of the Zaire River. Ugandan troops occupied an area of Zaire surrounding Beni for two weeks in late-1996 to facilitate the northward advance of the AFDL.
His choice of transport is by water, steaming aimlessly up and down the vast Zaire river aboard his floating palace, the Kamanyola, named after a village in which he was shot during the Congo civil war in the mid-Sixties.