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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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.
So impressed are the riverboat's crew and passengers with my mastery of weaponry and tactics that they have enthusiastically suggested I disembark at the next port of call to give the annual lecture at the classics department of Mbandaka Polytechnic University--which, they tell me, is one of the most prestigious universities in the region.
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.