Synonyms for kalabo or Related words with kalabo
Examples of "kalabo"
Airport is an airport serving
, Western Province, Zambia.
District is a district of Zambia, located in Western Province. The capital lies at
. As of the 2000 Zambian Census, the district had a population of 114,806 people.
Except at the end of the dry season, small boats can go from the harbour at Mongu all the way to
, a distance of about 50 km.
A dirt track also goes 200 km north-north-east to
from the Kalongola Ferry south of Senanga, but it is in very poor condition.
is a small town and administrative district in the Western Province of Zambia, on the plains west of the Zambezi River and the Barotse Floodplain, about 70 km from the border with Angola.
Mongu lies at the end of the 610-km Great West Road from Lusaka which takes 6–8 hours to drive. The road to
called Barotse Floodplain causeway has been finished in 2016.
On 12 March 1959 Mr Chisembele was arrested and detained at
, in the Barotse Province, now Western Province, for 9 months under the restriction order of Governor Sir Arthur Benson.
There are a number of small pontoon ferries across the river in Angola, western Zambia, and Mozambique, notably between Mongu and
. Above Mongu in years following poor rainy seasons the river can be forded at one or two places.
The Mwene Lindeho chieftainship originates from Vamwene Singisingi or Thingithingi, a daughter of Vamwene Ngambo Lyambayi. The first Mwene Lindeho Kanyanyu came to
District from Nengu in the district of Lumbala Ngimbu in Angola.
There is an ambitious regional plan to provide the first ever major link between the road networks of Zambia and Angola via a Barotse Floodplain causeway from Mongu to
with a bridge over the Zambezi, replacing the current dry-season ferry at Sandaula. A paved highway would then be built north-west to the Angolan border continuing to Lumbala N'guimbo and Cuito Cuanavale. Although the causeway and bridge from the Mongu Kalobo Road has since been completed by the PF Government. In November 2007 unpaved earth causeways were in place from Mongu to beyond Lealui and Sandaula to
, but bridge construction had not commenced.
(the nearest town to Liuwa Plain National Park) has been vastly improved due to a tar road being built over the floodplains which has recently been complete. This means there is access to
all year around. To get into the park there is one water crossing, this has a pont which 4x4 vehicles can go on and from there is no longer any tar but sandy roads. 4x4 vehicles will be needed to access the park and tyre pressures should be put down to accommodate the sandy conditions.
Mongu, the capital of the Western Province is only an hour away from
and has a number of petrol stations, an ATM and a very well stocked Shoprite supermarket. There are also a few guest house to stay in. It is suggested that you stop at Mongu for supplies as once in
there is very little, local markets selling a few items. The African Parks offices are just at the harbour before you cross on the pont and this is where you can check in and get any more additional information before entering Liuwa.
by road was difficult but now after the completion of the mongu-
road, it is now easier. Before the construction of the road, it was usually cut off by road in the rainy season. The dirt tracks across the floodplain from Mongu become flooded, and frequently in poor condition at other times. The tracks go to two ferries across the main channel of the Zambezi, a northern one near Libonda accessed from Mongu via Limulunga, and a southern one at Sandaula accessed via Lealui. In recent years dirt roads on raised earth embankments have been constructed from Mongu to Lealui and from
to Sandaula. This is part of an ambitious long-term regional plan to provide the first ever major link between the road networks of Zambia and Angola via a paved causeway across the floodplain and a bridge over the Zambezi, replacing the ferry. A paved highway would then be built from
north-west to the Angolan border and beyond. Although originally intended for completion in 2006, construction has proved more difficult than anticipated and large sections were washed away in floods in 2003/4, resulting in funding shortfalls.
The district shares boundaries with the newly created Sioma district in the south,
district in the north, Senanga district in the east (all Zambian districts) and an international boundary with Angola in the west. The district is enclosed between two major rivers, the Zambezi river and the Cuando river on the Angolan side.
Nalumino Mundia (27 November 1927 – 9 November 1988) was a Zambian politician. He served as Prime Minister of the country from 18 February 1981 to 24 April 1985. He went on to serve as Zambia's ambassador to the United States, Brazil, Peru and Venezuela. He was born in
. He collapsed at a diplomatic function and subsequently died of a heart attack, in the USA, on 9 November 1988, and was survived by his wife and six children.
It is situated on the south-eastern bank of the Luanginga River across which a small pontoon ferry connects to a dirt track going north-west to the Angolan border.
is the base for the Liuwa Plain National Park which can be reached by off-road vehicles about 20 km north of the pontoon. Western Province was formerly known as Barotseland, and Liuwa Plain was the Barotse king's hunting grounds which Lewanika made into a game reserve in the 19th century.
The park, located approximately an hour from
, has five community camp sites. The campsites are the responsibility of the community living in the park and with the help of African Parks, the community own and run them. This means that all profit generated from the campsites goes straight back to the local community via the Community Resource Board (CRB) and the Village Action Group (VAGs), who can then utilize this income in the wet season. The camp sites are Kayala, Kwale, Lyangu, Katoyana and Sikale. All apart from Sikale have running water and basic ablutions as well as camp attendants who look after the sites.
Kaoma has previously been known by other names including: "Nkoya", "Mankoya", "Mankoye", "Nankoya", "Nunkoya". The official name of the town was changed to Kaoma in 1964. The name Nkoya came from the first Zambian ethnic group to settle in the area around the 6th Century. The Nkoya people can be found in Kaoma and the surrounding areas such as Mumbwa, Mulobezi, Kazungula, Mungulula (Mongu),
, Lukulu amongst other districts. The Nkoya people celebrate an annual traditional ceremony called the Kazanga Ceremony, which is held between April and August in Kaoma District, under Chief Mwene Mutondo and Chief Kahare of the Nkoya people.
Furthermore Zambia has a higher priority to complete the Barotse Floodplain causeway (the Mongu–
road) extending its Great West Road and has proposed to the Angolan government that it continue into that country to link up with its road network. Secondly, DR Congo has been offered a loan and construction assistance by China to develop a railway from Lubumbashi to its port of Matadi as its main trade route. Trans-African Highway 9 might then be relegated to a back-burner by Southern African regional developments.
Fiji has shown substantial growth in access to Internet and mobile phone services. This trend has been supported by its geographical location, service culture, pro-business policies, English-speaking population and well-connected e-society. Relative to many other South Pacific Islands, Fiji has a fairly reliable and efficient telecommunications system with access to the Southern Cross submarine cable linking New Zealand, Australia and North America. A recent move to establish the University of the South Pacific Stathan ICT Park, the
ICT economic zone and the ATH technology park in Fiji should boost the ICT support service sector in the Pacific region.
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