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Mweru

a lake in central Africa, on the border between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Za?re). Area: 4196 sq. km (1620 sq. miles)

Mweru

 

(Moero), a lake in Africa, on the border of Zaire and Zambia. Located at an elevation of 917 m. Area, 5,100 sq km; depths 9-15 m. The Luapula River flows into Lake Mweru, and the Luvua River (a tributary of the Congo) flows out of it. It is navigable. The main landings are Kilwa and Pweto, both in Zai’re. The lake was discovered by D. Livingstone in 1867.

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The unit is stationed in the Nchelenge District of Zambia's Luapula Province and is tasked with securing the Luapula River bordering Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Lake Mweru Wantipa.
On 16 February 2010, the authors together with J[empty set]rn Boklund and Kaj [empty set]stergaard, during a fish species survey, collected Nothobranchius specimens from an ephemeral pool in the swamp of the seasonal Mwawe river, in the drainage system of the Mweru Wantipa Lake basin.
8 mm SL; Zambia, Northern Province, ephemeral pool in the swamp of the seasonal Mwawe River, Mweru Wantipa Lake drainage basin, about five km west of Kalaba village, south side of the road, 8[degrees]25.
He said to ensure efficient utilisation of water transport across the nation, the Government would soon commission 12 big water vessels for passenger and cargo on Lake Bangweulu, Lake Mweru, and Zambezi
1 To study the effects of climate change on the social-economic, livelihood and fishery ecosystem in Mweru Luapula Fishery, identifying community and ecosystem adaptation options as well as appropriate approaches to climate change, and set strategies, which will: