Lomami


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Lomami

 

a river in Central Africa, in Zaire; left tributary of the Congo (Zaire) River. It is approximately 1,500 km long and has a basin area of 110,000 sq km. It originates in the Katanga Plateau and flows northward, cutting deeply into sandy tablelands and forming numerous waterfalls and rapids. Waters rise from September until the end of April during the rainy season. It is navigable for 330 km from its mouth.

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In the 2 provinces where sampling for laboratory confirmation was lacking (Ituri and Haut Lomami), we defined a major outbreak as any increase in the number of suspected cases for [greater than or equal to] 3 consecutive weeks, reported by [greater than or equal to] 3 different health zones.
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It is currently implementing programmes in North Kivu, Tanganyika, Haut Lomami and Lomami (Kasai region) provinces.
Thus, in Kinshasa, and to a lesser extent in Brazzaville, the story of Mundele's functions was noted at the beginning of the twentieth century, with the Whites turning the Blacks into pigs whose flesh, reduced to a pate, is consumed from tin cans (Lomami Tchibamba 2007).
Recently the State post on the Lomami lost two men killed and eaten by the natives.
Le roman Les "demons craches" de l'autre Republique fait entrer le lecteur dans un monde merveilleux dans lequel certains actes, pour paraphraser Antoine Tshitungu dans son explication de Ngando de Paul Lomami Tchibamba, echappent a la logique cartesienne des lors que leur causalite se fonde sur des parametres materiellement non justifiables (Tshitungu 2008: 371).
The Congolese writer Paul Lomami Tchibamba (1914-85) was previously best known for Ngando (first published in 1949).
We should also look at Hazoume and Ousmane Soce whose novels Doguicimi (1937) and Karim, roman senegalais (1935) were prefaced by two officers of colonial policy, Georges Hardy and Robert Delavignette respectively, in relation to the strategy of Tchibamba Lomami who founded the journal La voix du Congolais in Kinshasa in 1945.
The HLO-1 emergence circulated in Haut Katanga, Haut Lomami, Ituri, and Tanganyika provinces.