- former name of Kisangani.
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The city of Stanleyville—now called Kisangani—was a majestic port city as deep as one can go into the Heart of Darkness.
It was headquartered in Stanleyville, in a tall corner building that still stands in the decrepit, yet lively, downtown.
Botala remembers that the rebels would pull into the island, loot what they could, and then take the haul back to Stanleyville.
Spirits in Stanleyville were high, and a local 19-year-old was emboldened by independence fever.
One month after the operation, Holm arrived in a ghostly Stanleyville posing as a State Department representative.
At Stanleyville the Minister of the Colonies had a great reception.
Stanleyville marked one of the real mileposts of my journey.
Stanleyville's social prestige is only equalled by her economic importance.
Stanleyville was called the center of the old Arab slave trade.
When we left Stanleyville his cash capital was thirty-five francs.
- the former name (until 1966) of Kisangani
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