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  Congo Invest
Likouala region (66,044 square kilometres) is the largest region in the country.
The main streams (Oubangui, Likouala aux Herbes) and their tributaries are periodically navigable.
The population is small (70,700 inhabitants) and unequal: it is concentrated in the administrative centres, such as Impfondo, the capital of the region.
www.congoinvest.com /en/opportunites/likouala.php   (189 words)

 DCP: Congo, Republic of the : Likouala
6.7 km (4.2 miles) NW of Bondomako, Likouala, Congo, Republic of the
32.7 km (20.3 miles) N of Minganga, Likouala, Congo, Republic of the
28.6 km (17.8 miles) N of Makaou, Likouala, Congo, Republic of the
www.confluence.org /region.php?id=1302   (68 words)

 Chronology of Catholic Dioceses: Notes on the apostolic Prefecture of Likouala, 2000
The Holy Father, Pope John Paul II has created (October 30, 2000) the Prefecture Apostolic of Likouala (Congo) with territory taken from the diocese of Ouesso.
The diocese of Ouesso comprises two civil regions: Sangha and Likouala, which cover the whole of the northern area of Congo Brazzaville.
The new Prefecture Apostolic of Likouala has been entrusted to the care of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit.
www.katolsk.no /utenriks/kronologi/congo_brazz_likouala.htm   (158 words)

 Cryptozoology - Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Reported from the Likouala swamp region of the Republic of the Congo is a beast known as the Emela-Ntouka in Lingala for "Killer of Elephants." It is reported to be brown to gray in color, the size of an elephant with a crocodile-like tail, and to possess a single ivory horn on its nose.
According to the natives of the region it is an amphibious creature with the reported habit of disemboweling any elephants that happen upon its territory, yet it is said to eat malombo, leafy plant, and leaves.
Given the inhospitable nature of the Likouala region, it could be a great while before such a feat is accomplished.
www.cryptozoology.com /glossary/glossary_topic.php?id=22   (222 words)

 TrueAuthority.com - Cryptozoology - Mokele-mbembe
In 1932, a British scientist, exploring near the Likouala region where the creatures are said to live, came across some abnormally huge footprints.
Mokele-mbembe lives in the pools and swamps adjacent to the rivers of the Likouala swamp region of The People's Republic of Congo on the continent of Africa.
The pygmies, natives of the Likouala Swamp region, report that the essential diet of Mokele-Mbembe consists primarily of the Malombo plant.
www.trueauthority.com /cryptozoology/mokele.htm   (2475 words)

 A la découverte du département de la Likouala
Etendue sur 66.044 km2, la Likouala est quasiment couverte de forêts denses, giboyeuses et souvent inondées de lacs et d’étangs très poissonneux.
Les populations de la Likouala seraient venues du Nord, du Sud, de l’Est et de l’Ouest.
Outre ce lac, la forêt de la Likouala regorge d’espèces animales, telles les éléphants, les gorilles, les panthères, les chimpanzés, etc. Les objets traditionnels et artistiques des populations bantous et la splendeur des rivières intègrent également la richesse touristique du département.
www.congo-site.com /pub/fr/v4x/actualites/article.php?num=3677   (612 words)

 Ethnologue: Congo
BONJO [BOK] Likouala Region, on and near Oubangui, Motaba, and Ibenga rivers, Dongou and Impfondo districts.
(NGALA) [MGH] Likouala Region, on the west bank of the Oubangui River, upstream from the confluence with the Congo River.
Likouala Region, small group on west bank of Oubangui River, midway between Impfondo and confluence with the Congo River.
www.christusrex.org /www1/pater/ethno/Cong.html   (2103 words)

 Mokele-mbembe: The Living Dinosaur!
When some of the local people of the Likouala region would draw in the dirt or sand a representation of Mokele-mbembe they drew the shape of a sauropod dinosaur.
This is probably due to the fact that Mokele-mbembe is used generically for other animals and the sound is being confused with Emela-ntouka which makes a sound like a snort, howl, roar, rumble, or growl.
The pygmies of the Likouala swamp region report that the essential diet of Mokele-mbembe consists of the Malombo plant.
www.mokelembembe.com   (585 words)

 Les jeunes de la Likouala lancent un appel à l’unité des cadres
Mouambenga est non seulement originaire de la Likouala, mais aussi a eu l’avantage de travailler sur la crise qui prévaut dans ce département.
Le sénateur Pascal Mouassiposso, qui a partagé son expérience, a rappelé que la Likouala était un territoire uni et fort.
Au termes des ces journées, les jeunes de la Likouala ont décidé de barrer la route à tous les fauteurs de trouble dans le département, prenant l’engament de porter mains fortes à ceux qui luttent en faveur de son développement.
www.congo-site.com /pub/fr/v4x/actualites/article.php?num=5288   (766 words)

 Mokele-mbembe in the Likouala region of the Congo. True or false? - Xbox 360 & Xbox Forums
Mokele-mbembe in the Likouala region of the Congo.
Re: Mokele-mbembe in the Likouala region of the Congo.
Well, I, too, got excited because of the fact that 80% of area in Congo are unknown, from what I've gathered the information from google.com.
forum.teamxbox.com /showthread.php?t=349013   (1066 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
According to the government's press release of 17 November 2004, Likouala SA belongs either to Total, the SNPC or ROC, or a combination of these actors, so this is not in fact an arms-length transaction.
However, Total wrote in its 2003 Annual Report that it has ceded its interest in the Likouala concession, and it confirmed in a letter to Global Witness that is ‘holds no interest in Likouala SA’. By implication, the ROC government must be the owner.
Assuming the government is not the owner of Likouala SA, then if it is true that Congo’s excess oil is used to repay the Likouala SA loan, it implies the government received much less for the Likouala concession on a net basis than the reported $80 million.
www.globalwitness.org /reports/download.php/00283.doc   (2794 words)

 Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Western Congolian swamp forests (AT0129) (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The main threat to some of the fauna is from hunting and poaching; in particular there is organized hunting of the larger species for bushmeat, elephants for ivory and meat, and gorillas for meat and fetishes.
The potential increase in commercial bushmeat hunting may in the future cause a reduction in animal populations in the Likouala swamps (Blake 1993).
Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) in the Likouala swamp forests of North Central Congo: preliminary data on populations and ecology.
www.worldwildlife.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/at/at0129_full.html   (2001 words)

 CONGO: Some 3,000 Babenga threatened by bush yaws
At least 3,000 inhabitants of the Department of Likouala, in northern Republic of Congo, are seriously threatened by bush yaws, a contagious tropical disease, the UNICEF programmes administrator in the country, Liliane Tumbe, said [in early April].
There are several varieties of this disease, variously known as framboesia, pian, verrugas, and crab-yaws.
The disease is commonplace among the 6,000 Babenga, sometimes know as pygmies, in in Likouala.
www.scienceinafrica.co.za /2004/april/congo.htm   (211 words)

 CSG Newsletter 22-3 pp. 3-11   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Overall, we found that the Likouala aux Herbes had a low density of Nile crocodiles in areas downstream from Epena (we observed them between the villages of Edzema and Djeke), and dwarf crocodiles were widespread, but at low densities, in both seasonally inundated and swamp forest.
Based on limited data and interviews, in the Likouala region the crocodile reproductive period occurs somewhat later than in the Kabo/Pokola area with dwarf crocodiles laying eggs in March and hatchlings emerging in June.
Extensive wet season hunting of dwarf crocodiles was reported from the upper reaches of the Likouala, particularly in the town of Mokengi.
www.flmnh.ufl.edu /natsci/HERPETOLOGY/NEWSLETTER/news223p3-11.htm   (4656 words)

 FaunaClassifieds - Mokele-Mbembe
In 1980 and 1981, monster-hunter Roy P. Mackal headed explorations into the Likouala and Lake Tele regions of the Congo, reputed hot spots of dinosaur sightings.
One day while paddling down the Likouala River in dugout canoes, his group heard a loud "plop" sound and a large wake splashed up on the far bank.
Mokele-mbeme!" Mackal and his colleagues believed that only a large animal diving under the water could have caused such a wake, and since hippos are not present in the Likouala area, they felt that they narrowly missed seeing the elusive dinosaur.
www.faunaclassifieds.com /forums/printthread.php?t=76772   (1715 words)

 Information Likouala, information cities magazine Likouala Congo, Republic.
Information Likouala, information cities magazine Likouala Congo, Republic.
Likouala and Congo, Republic Information cities magazine newsletter, newspaper Likouala, news city hall, medical information healt, go out meet people business, passport photo, system : Likouala Congo, Republic.
Administrative region : 10 regions (regions, singular - region) and 1 commune*; Bouenza, Brazzaville*, Cuvette, Cuvette-Ouest, Kouilou, Lekoumou, Likouala, Niari, Plateaux, Pool, Sangha.
www.informationcities.com /congo-republic-of-the/likouala.html   (335 words)

 Augusta Georgia: features@ugusta: Creature may be dinosaurs' descendant 02/07/99
Expeditions to the Likouala swamplands in the Peoples' Republic of the Congo (formerly the French Congo) have uncovered striking evidence that a family of giant, water-dwelling sauropods might have survived the natural calamity that wiped out other dinosaurs millions of years ago.
Then, in 1980 and 1981, monster-hunter Roy P. Mackal headed explorations into the Likouala and Lake Tele regions of the Congo, reputed hot spots of dinosaur sightings.
The existence of dinosaurs in central Africa is unlikely, say most scientists, but not a total scientific impossibility.
chronicle.augusta.com /stories/020799/fea_floyd.shtml   (520 words)

 Africa: Africa Region Projects
The primary growth of the EDCC can be seen in the Cuvette and Likouala Regions.
This is especially true of the Cuvette and Likouala Regions where access to the villages is only by water.
Five motorcycles, one for the General Secretary and for each of the four regional ministers, and two out-board motors for the Cuvette and Likouala Regions will provide the transportation needs of the EDCC for the next few years.
www.globalministries.org /africa/Projects/afr-prc4.htm   (458 words)

 BCSCC Website
In the past the Congo had been the prime target for Mokele-mbembe investigators such as Dr. Roy P. Mackal and James Powell, Herman and Kia Regusters, Dr. Bill Gibbons and his two operation Congo teams, and Adam Davies.
Because of the unstable situation in the Congo, there was no possibility for a team of researchers to be able to safely find it's way to the Likouala and Lake Tele regions, so the safer confines of Cameroon seemed ripe for investigation, particularly because so many reports of sightings were filtering through.
In February, 2001, a newly founded organization dubbed Cryptosafari put together a team of investigators and researchers sent them on a mission to follow up reports emanating from Cameroon of an animal which was not supposed to exist today.
www.bcscc.ca /mokele.htm   (913 words)

 Mokele Mbembe
The mokele-mbembe is an alleged living sauropod dinosaur now living in the Likouala swamp region of the Republic of the Congo.
The animal has allegedly been encountered by local pygmies who have given the creature its name.
Dinosaurs are large, occupied the third of the earth mostly visible to its other inhabitants, and thus would be much more likely to be detected than the coelacanth.
skepdic.com /mokele.html   (344 words)

 Weather Likouala, weather forecast 10 days Likouala Congo, Republic.
Weather Likouala, weather forecast 10 days Likouala Congo, Republic.
Weather, Forecast, 10 days directory Likouala Congo, Republic.
Likouala and Congo, Republic Weather forecast 10 days today, tomorrow Likouala, next week temperature, climate photo, satellite channel local, national yahoo, girl : Likouala Congo, Republic.
www.weatherforecast10days.com /congo-republic-of-the/likouala.html   (379 words)

 piscesallmedia.com :: View topic - DINOSAURS TODAY?
Since the first known sighting of this creature was reported by a man named Abbot Proyart, legends of this amazing animal have continued to filter out of the Likouala swamp area of the Congolese jungle (formerly known as Zaire) for well over a century.
On more than one occasion tribes have told investigators tales of hunters and fishermen who have unwittingly penetrated this creature's haunt, only to have their boats capsized while their helmsmen were held beneath the muddy waters of the Likouala by the animal's massive tail.
The corpses of these unlucky mariners have often washed ashore with their ribs crushed, but showing no signs of being eaten, which is consistent with the theories regarding the vegetarian diet of the Mokele-M�Bembe.
www.piscesallmedia.com /forum/viewtopic.php?t=1102   (2552 words)

 Security Council
Brazzaville - The government of Congo on Thursday appealed for international aid for refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo, stating that at least 20,000 people have crossed into the northern Likouala region [which is one of the nine regions of the Congo Republic / Congo-Brazzaville].
The fighting has led Brazzaville authorities to restrict river traffic on the Oubangui, which marks the border between Likouala and Equateur province and is a tributary of the Congo river.
For more than three months, Congolese boats from Brazzaville have been sailing as far as Impfondo, the chief town of Likouala, without going on to Dongou and Betou further north.
www.globalpolicy.org /security/issues/congo/00-02-17.htm   (226 words)

A central Africa nessie, but unlike the celebrated monster often spotted in Loch Ness, Mokele-Mbembe (literally, "one who stops the flow of rivers"), the creature reputed to haunt the Likouala swamps and Lake Tele in Central Africa, is little known and even less recorded.
He heard tales of a brownish gray animal with a smooth skin, perhaps as big as an elephant, with a long, flexible neck and possibly a long muscular tail.
In 1983, the Congolese zoologist Marcellin Agnagna led an expedition to the Likouala region and said he had seen the monster himself.
www.occultopedia.com /m/mokele_mbembe.htm   (3999 words)

 Compagnie Generale Sangha - Likouala 1930 - Woman with Spear
Compagnie Generale Sangha - Likouala 1930 - Woman with Spear
This historic document has an ornate border around it with elephant tusks in the corners.
Other fisherfolk of the marshes dwell in the lagoons and the drowned forests of the region where the confluence of the Congo and the Alima, Likouala, and Sangha occurs.
www.antiqnet.com /detail,compagnie-generale-sangha,338395.html   (397 words)

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