Kalemie


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Kalemie

(kälā`mē), formerly

Albertville

(älbĕrvēl`), city (1984 pop. 73,528), Tanganyika prov., SE Congo (Kinshasa), on Lake Tanganyika at the mouth of the Lukuga River. It is a commercial center and a rail-steamer transfer point, handling goods moving between the Congo and Tanzania. Manufactures include textiles and cement. The city was founded in 1892 by Belgians as a military post in their campaign against Arab traders.
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The use of OCV in DRC has been limited so far to small-scale interventions: 120.000 persons in Kalemie (Tanganyika) in 2015 and 375.000 persons in 5 health zones along the Congo River in Kinshasa in 2016, attaining 90.0% vaccination coverage after a single OCV dose (A.
Yet, at the same time, one sees the language of puissance reflected in Fizi and Kalemie, where the mamas of the prayer chambers evoke the puissance of God and their ancestors to heal people who come to them looking for relief from the ills inflicted on them by structural violence.
Bonnardeaux had said earlier most of the casualties were struck by falling zinc and steel roofs, the AP report said, adding damage was reported in Kabalo, a Congolese town 300 km east of Kalemie along the Lukuga River.
Des temoignages evoquaient pourquoi et comment les filles mineures se sont livrees au service militaire des l'age de 8 a 12 ans, surtout a l'Est du pays (Goma, Kindu, Sud Kivu, Kalemie et Uvira) ou presque toutes les femmes ont ete victimes de viols et restent encore aujourd'hui effrayees de se rendre a leur travaux champetres.
Although the method of selecting health zones was not random in the two previous IRC surveys, by chance, two Eastern provinces (Kalima and Kalemie) were selected in both 2001 and 2002 and were evaluated during both years by using similar methods.
Most said they would prefer to go to other Congolese cities, such as Bukavu, Kalemie or Kisangani, and make a new start.
In a January 18 statement, ECHO said that it has sent two ECHO experts from Kinshasa and Kalemie to the scene of the eruption and to Rwanda to take part in the needs assessment.
La majorite des militaires qui occupent Uvira, Baraka, Dine, Kazimia, et Kalemie sont des Burundais en provenance des bataillons de Ngozi et de Gitega, ainsi que des jeunes universitaires recrues a Bujumbura.
CASA is a private Mauritian registered company that is the 71.25% owner and operator of the Misisi Gold Project located in South Kivu, eastern DRC and is approximately 350km south of Bukavu and 180km north of Kalemie.