Lufira

Lufira

 

a river in Zaire, a right tributary of the Lualaba River, which is the upper course of the Congo (Zaire) River. Length, approximately 500 km; basin area, approximately 50,000 sq km. The river is full of rapids, and there is flooding during the summer rains, from October to March. The Franqui and Bia hydro-electric power plants, with a total capacity of more than 100 megawatts, are situated on the Lufira River.

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TABLE 1 Wards and areas in which farmers were selected Wards Areas Number of farmers Annexe 24 Kimbembe 3 Luwowoshi 3 Naviundu 3 Kalebuka 3 Kasungami 3 Kisanga 3 Munua 3 Kasapa 3 Kamalondo 4 Kitumaini 2 Njanja 2 Kampemba 14 Industrial 2 Kigoma 2 Bel-air I 2 Bel-air II 2 Bongonga 2 Kampemba 2 Kafubu 2 Katuba 27 Kisale 3 Bukama 3 Lufira 3 Mwana shaba 3 Nsele 3 Musumba 3 Kinyama 3 Kimilolo 3 Upemba 3 Lubumbashi 14 Makutano 2 Kiwele 2 Lumumba 2 Mampala 2 Lido-Golf 2 Kalubwe 2 Gambela 2 Rwashi 11 Matoleo 2 Bendera 2 Shindaika 3 Congo 2 Kalukuluku 2 Total 41 100 Source: Fieldwork, 2004-5.
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.