- a city in the E Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Examples from the Web for bukavu
Its ambition: to open a permanent media center and a women radio station in Bukavu.The Solution Is in Your Hands
March 2, 2011
The road from the Rwanda-Congo border to Bukavu—a war-torn city on the southeastern edge of Lake Kivu—was almost impassable.Congo's Feminist Fight
Linda Bird Francke
July 7, 2010
The first survivor she met, at Panzi hospital in Bukavu, became the first rape interview she broadcast over the airwaves.Congo's Anti-Rape Crusader
June 28, 2010
The Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, is a Christian hospital founded by Dr. Denis Mukwege in 1999.Take Action!
The Daily Beast
March 8, 2010
- a port in E Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), on Lake Kivu: commercial and industrial centre. Pop: 294 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1966): Costermansville