The city of Stanleyville—now called Kisangani—was a majestic port city as deep as one can go into the Heart of Darkness.
Spirits in Stanleyville were high, and a local 19-year-old was emboldened by independence fever.
He left, but many other mercenaries stayed, and two years later they were executed or expelled after a mutiny in Stanleyville.
THE RESCUE, 1964 Teams of commandos fanned out over Stanleyville.
Botala remembers that the rebels would pull into the island, loot what they could, and then take the haul back to Stanleyville.
Fifteen hydroplanes have been ordered for the Congo River service which will eventually be extended to Stanleyville.
Stanleyville marked one of the real mileposts of my journey.
Stanleyville is the head of navigation on the Congo and like Paris, is built on two sides of the river.
Stanleyville's social prestige is only equalled by her economic importance.
In the region immediately adjacent to Stanleyville the natives have begun to plant cotton over a considerable area.