Luluabourg

  • (noun): A city in southwestern Congo; former name (until 1966) was Luluabourg.
    Synonyms: Kananga

Some articles on luluabourg:

Kananga - History
... train station gave its name to the new town, namely Luluabourg ... the new state would move the location of its capital from Kinshasa to Kananga (then Luluabourg), due to the latter's central location ... government reconquered South Kasai in 1962, Luluabourg became the capital of the new Kasai-Occidental province ...
Prefecture Apostolic Of Upper Kassai
... Joseph de Luluabourg, situated a few miles to the south of the station of the Belgian colony of Luluabourg (now Kananga), in the district of Lualaba-Kassai, the chief town of which was ... After 15 November 1891, when Père Cambier arrived alone at Luluabourg to commence the evangelization of these regions, eleven residences were established ... In order of their foundation, they were (1) St-Joseph de Luluabourg (2) Mérode Salvator (Kala Kafumba) (3) St-Trudon de Lusambo (4) Hemptinne St-Bénoit (5) Tielen St-Jacques (6) Bena Makima St-Victorien (7 ...
Force Publique - Under Belgian Rule - Final Stages of Belgian Rule
... There was a mutiny by the XIV battalion at Luluabourg in 1944 ... at Watsa, the VIII battalion at Luluabourg, the XI battalion at Rumangabo, the XII battalion at Elizabethville, and the XIII battalion at Léopoldville), three reconnaissance. 9th Gendarmerie Battalion and 8th Infantry Battalion at Luluabourg ...