from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of south-central Democratic Republic of the Congo east-southeast of Kinshasa. Founded in 1884, it is the trade center of an agricultural region. Population: 720,000.

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  • n. a city in southwestern Congo; former name (until 1966) was Luluabourg


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  • The sources claimed further that Angola has also been sending motorised columns of soldiers to Kananga, which is only 200 kilometres (125 miles) from the Angolan border.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Allegations of fraud plagued the voting process, instigating violence in Kananga and other major cities throughout the vast nation.

    Emma Goldberg: American Responsibility on the Campaign Trail

  • Officials from both countries participated in a signing ceremony in the Congolese city of Kananga late Monday.

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  • In Kananga province, supporters of Mr. Kabila's strongest rival candidate, Etienne Tshisekedi, alleged they discovered Kabila supporters had forged 3,000 ballots.

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  • The surrender was made possible through the mediation of Kananga Mayor Elmer C. Codilla, who turned over Aligato to Lt. Colonel Roberto S. Capulong, Battalion Commander of the 19th IB, on March 18, 2009.

    Philippines Social Integration Program draws insurgents back into folds of law

  • In a press release of Philippine Information Agency, the surrenderee was identified as communist terrorist Michael Meñoza Aligato aka Neil or Ben, a native of Barangay Sagkahan, Kananga, Leyte, First Lieutenant Gabriel Aranez, spokesman of the 19th Infantry Battalion.

    Philippines Social Integration Program draws insurgents back into folds of law

  • The Mayor of Kananga, Mayor Elmer Codilla and the Bn Commander 19IB, have welcomed Aligato with open arms and vowed to reinvigorate the lives of those rebels who wish to live a normal and decent life.

    Philippines Social Integration Program draws insurgents back into folds of law

  • The soldiers "were executing a mandate from the general prosecutor to arrest chief Mande but his men put up fierce resistance," Jonas Koni said from Kananga, the capital of central province of Kasai-Oriental.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A soldier and a member of Mande's armed guard were killed and another soldier was injured in the shoot-out which took place more than 150 kilometres (90 miles) southeast of Kananga, he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Many of the protesters at Tuesday's demonstration in the central town of Kananga came from the main opposition Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) party of former prime minister Etienne

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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