American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Formerly Stan·ley·ville (stănˈlē-vĭlˌ)Kisangani A city of northern Congo (formerly Zaire) on the Congo River northeast of Kinshasa. It was founded in 1883 by the explorer Henry M. Stanley. Population: 683,000.
“This centre provides sewing and carpentry workshops for deaf-mutes living in Kisangani, and in addition to this incorporates a computer training program into their studies.”
“- Gen. Jean Pierre Ondekane told a top U.N. official that all U.N. “peacekeepers” in Kisangani would be remember for would be “for running after little girls,” the Times reported.”
“Nicknamed "Papy" for his grandfather, Ndungidi, 21, was born in Kisangani in Zaire, now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo.”
“U.N. “peacekeepers” from Morocco based in Kisangani â€ “a secluded town on the Congo River â€ “are notorious for impregnating local women and girls.”
“In August 2008, the first training centre for deaf-mutes, called Espoir des sourds (Deaf Hope) was established in Kisangani.”
“The students at Espoir des sourds have been reported to have been making the most of what the internet has to offer by connecting with other deaf-mutes and deaf-mute organisations and support groups throughout the world via the local cybercafes in Kisangani.”
“Bemba's Ugandan-backed Congolese Liberation Front (FLC) and the government also both see the northeastern city of Kisangani, which is held by the RCD, as a preferred site for a planned national dialogue.”
“The statement said the rebels had massed their troops around the city of Kisangani, which is under rebel control, before attacking”
“Rwandan officials told reporters that while Rwanda is committed to completing its withdrawal from Kisangani, which is supposed to be handed over to unarmed U.N. military observers, it will not leave”
“Wamba dia Wamba, head of the so-called Kisangani wing of the RDC rebels backed by Uganda, is present for the signing ceremony, but his leadership is disputed by the Goma faction.”
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