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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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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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Further references on African slave trading in Upper Kasai and as far East as the Lualaba River in Mouvement antiesclavagiste, Brussels, organ of the Belgian antislavery society: e.
At Kasangani [Stanleyville] the Lualaba River becomes the Congo River.
Soon after crossing the Lualaba River we were in Kolwezi.
Boyoma Falls (or Wagenia Falls, as they are known by the local tribe, which shares the name) are a series of seven cataracts that stretch over the final 100 kilometres of the Lualaba River before it becomes the Congo River.
Moving on from Nyangwe--Livingsone and Cameron's farthest point north--into "one wide enormous blank", Stanley disproved his mentor's theory that the Lualaba river was the Nile, following it to Stanley Falls.
For six years he explored portions of Lake Tanganyika and the Lualaba River but was unable to clarify the relationship between lakes Tanganyika, Victoria and Albert.