Lualaba


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Lualaba,

river, Congo: see CongoCongo
or Zaïre
, great river of equatorial Africa, c.2,720 mi (4,380 km) long, formed by the waters of the Lualaba River and its tributary, the Luvua River, and flowing generally N and W through Congo (Kinshasa) to the Atlantic Ocean.
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, river.

Lualaba

 

the name of the upper course of the Congo (Zaïre) River from its source to Stanley Falls in Zaire. Length, 2,100 km.

Lualaba

a river in the SE Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Za?re), rising in Katanga province and flowing north as the W headstream of the River Congo. Length: about 1800 km (1100 miles)
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6 million people in the provinces of South Maniema and Lualaba.
As explorers in pursuit of the origins of the Nile, their impact was to have "discovered" Lake Victoria, Lake Tangyanika, and Victoria Falls as well as to have thoroughly navigated the Lualaba and Congo Rivers from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indian Ocean.
Health- MUMI is supporting the construction of Lualaba Hospital which is due for completion end of 2016.
All the above species have an allopatric distribution, limited to Zambia and Democratic Republic of the Congo in the drainage of Lualaba, Lufira, Luapula, Kafue, Zambesi and Luangwa Rivers (Fig.
Education- Supported 5 primary schools in the area of Lualaba by providing educational materials, such as books, maps and stationery to supporting learning.
In the quarter, in addition to its on-going support of the Kisangani and Pweto hospitals, the new Lualaba river bridge and Kolwezi airstrip, MUMI has contributed a further $500,000 into education (including towards the construction of the new university in Lubumbashi) and $500,000 into a new local farming project.
MUMI has also made significant investments in local infrastructure including the construction of a second bridge over the Lualaba river ($5 million) and investment in the Kolwezi airstrip.