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Kinshasa

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Kinshasa is the capital and the largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located on the Congo River.

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Google previewA Mighty Big River (2008)

by Gerard O'Brien

Kinshasa is a city of about 3,000,000 inhabitants, the largest city in Black Africa, and the administrative centre of the vast country that President Mobutu already considers the leader of Black Africa, and whose avowed intent is to make ...

Google previewThe Last Rhinos (2012)

My Battle to Save One of the World's Greatest Creatures by Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence

Kinshasa is a city of contrasts, with small islands of affluence surrounded by an ocean of poverty. There are a few thousand wealthy ex-colonials, mainly Belgian, who remained and toughed it out after the civil wars that wracked the country in ...

Google previewChildren of the Country (2013)

Coast to Coast Across Africa by Joseph Hone

Besides, Kinshasa is a country in itself. All you need is money to discover it.

Google previewEast Along the Equator (1987)

A Journey Up the Congo and Into Zaire by Helen Winternitz

Kinshasa is a city worthy of its fantastic location on a southern bank of the Congo River, just above the place where the river changes from a placid giant to a furious cataract plunging down through the Crystal Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean.

Google previewCongo (2008)

Democratic Republic, Republic by Sean Rorison

Trying to 'do' Kinshasa is a fruitless effort, as it often defies description: while academics, journalists and politicians describe it as a dead city, it is very much alive - in a different way. It is like a refugee camp with an infrastructure, ...

Google previewEau et aménagement dans les régions inter-tropicales (1991)

by Pierre Vennetier

Abstract : Kinshasa is an african capital 400 kilometers front.

Google previewCongo Masquerade (2011)

The Political Culture of Aid Inefficiency and Reform Failure by Theodore Trefon

Kinshasa is a distant and abstract entity for many Congolese. A place of fascination and pleasure-seeking opportunities for some, it is a maelstrom of exploitation and corruption for others. As elsewhere in Africa, the degree of.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2016)

by Emizet Francois Kisangani

Kinshasa: Éditions Universitaires Africaines, 1994. ———. La Place de la Convention Relative aux Droits de l'Enfant en Droit Zaïrois. Kinshasa: UNICEF, 1994. Kadima Kadiangandu, Joachim. Schemata of Forgiveness for Democracy in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Kevin Shillington

Republic of: Liberalization, Rebellion, 1980s and 1990s Congo (Kinshasa), Democratic Republic ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Reformed Churches (2009)

by Robert Benedetto, Donald K. McKim

the Communauté Presbytérienne de Kinshasa ( CPK; ...

Google previewCapital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky

river port and gateway into the interior of Africa from the start, as the middle section of the Congo is navigable even for today's large river barges from Kinshasa as far inland as Stanley Falls and the city of Kisangani (formerly Stanleyville), ...

Google previewReligions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition [6 volumes] (2010)

A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices by J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann

The Mennonite Community headquarters are in the city of Tshikapa in West Kasai, but is best contacted through the Mennonite Central Committee in Kinshasa. In 2005, it reported 83,746 members. It has been a member of the World Council ...

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Scrabble value of K5I1N1S1H4A1S1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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