Synonyms for mongu or Related words with mongu
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of
() is a diocese located in
Airport is an airport serving
, the capital city of the Western Province in Zambia.
District is a district of Zambia with headquarters at
. As of the 2000 Zambian Census, the district had a population of 162,002 people.More than a quarter of whom live in
town; the remainder live on the floodplain or its edge. East of the Lui River, the population is very low due to the absence of surface water in the dry season.
There are a number of small pontoon ferries across the river in Angola, western Zambia, and Mozambique, notably between
and Kalabo. Above
in years following poor rainy seasons the river can be forded at one or two places.
is the capital of Western Province in Zambia and was the capital of the formerly-named province and historic state, Barotseland. Its population is 179,585 (2010 census), and it is also the headquarters of
The Nayuma Museum is a museum in
, Zambia, dedicated to promoting the arts and crafts of Barotseland.
He resumed work as an UNIP organiser in
after the government ban against the party was lifted in 1962.
Two protesters were shot and killed when police opened fire on a crowd in
, Western Province.
The archdiocese is the metropolitan for the dioceses of Chipata, Kabwe, Livingstone,
, Monze, Ndola, and Solwezi.
is now well supplied with paved roads and drainage . The main one and the chief access for the province is the 610-kilometre Lusaka-
road or Great West Road, which in the past has been poorly maintained but has recently been resurfaced.
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
to Kalabo 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
Kalobo Road has since been completed by the PF Government. In November 2007 unpaved earth causeways were in place from
to beyond Lealui and Sandaula to Kalabo, but bridge construction had not commenced.
Except at the end of the dry season, small boats can go from the harbour at
all the way to Kalabo, a distance of about 50 km.
On 14 January 2011, thousands of
residents in Western Province most of them youths rioted demanding the restoration of the Barotseland Agreement of 1964.
Three ecoregions are represented in
and its vicinity: the floodplain comprises Zambezian flooded grasslands, while the higher dry ground is a mosaic of
Paul Francis Duffy (July 25, 1932 – August 23, 2011) was the first Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of
Born in Norwood, Massachusetts, United States, Duffy was ordained to the priesthood in 1962. In 1997, Duffy was appointed bishop of the
Diocese retiring in 2011.
The annual migration with the flood is celebrated in the Kuomboka ceremony held at
, capital of Barotseland and its successor, the Western Province.
In 1991 Monique Mbeka Phoba made the film "Revue en vrac" (26 minutes) with Fred
, a journalist of Zaire national television (OZRT).
) is a Local Government Area in Plateau State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Mangu at.
shovelnose frog, Hemisus barotseensis, is a species of frog in the Hemisotidae family, endemic to Zambia. Its natural habitats are moist savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and intermittent freshwater marshes.
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