Mbandaka


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Mbandaka

(əmbändä`kä), formerly

Coquilhatville

(kôkēyävēl`), city (1984 pop. 137,291), capital of Équateur prov., W Congo (Kinshasa), a port on the Congo River. It is a commercial and transportation center and has tanning and fishing industries.

Mbandaka

 

(Coquilhatville until 1966), a city in Zaýre, the administrative center of Equator Province. Located on the left bank of the Congo (Zaire) River where the Ruki River flows into it. Population, 86,700 (1967). Food and metalworking industries are located there.

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Second, a search through the archives at the research centre /Equatoria at Bamanya, not far from Mbandaka, yielded some interesting documents, among them a scathing pamphlet on social distinction among evolues.
On April 4, 2010, a group of Enyele rebels attacked the provincial capital of Mbandaka, killing at least 16 people, after hijacking a riverboat.
One of nine children from a middle-class family, Patrick and his relatives had recently moved from the capital, Kinshasa, to Mbandaka where their father, who is a minister, had been relocated.
The source of contamination is unknown, the serotype is Salmonella Mbandaka. The consignment was forwarded to Italy.
Failing to locate the classics department in Mbandaka, I regale a group of young men lounging on the riverside with an impromptu lecture on the elephant cavalry tactics of Hannibal.
A Congolese Army munitions depot near Mbandaka in Equateur Province was destroyed in an explosion, which killed three people and injured 52.
Results for 74 isolates taken at random from plots A-H indicated Mbandaka 14+ (39/74) and Montevideo (26/74) were the most common serovars found in biosolids, while Hessarek (11/11) was the only serovar isolated from sheep 3313 (Table 2).
It also called on EU member states to not overlook other less deadly strains of salmonella within national programmes fighting the disease, for instance salmonella infantis, salmonella mbandaka and salmonella hadar, which have all been associated with human infections.
Days earlier adults in the provincial capital of Mbandaka threw a 15-year-old boy in the river for sorcery, resulting in the boy's death.
The RPF and its allies followed this last group all the way to Mbandaka, a town 2,000 kilometers from Bukavu.
People come from distant towns such as Mbandaka and Kinshasa with outboards and forestry equipments to chop down trees.
The 10 most common serovars, in order of occurrence, were as follows: Salmonella Senftenberg, Salmonella Livingstone, Salmonella Mbandaka, C2 Group Salmonella, Salmonella Havana, Salmonella Lexington, Salmonella Agona, Salmonella Arkansas, Salmonella Infantis, and Salmonella Johannesburg.