goma goma  /ˈɡoʊ mə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a city in eastern Congo at the northern end of Lake Kivu near the border with Rwanda

News

  • Congo Conflict Masks Deadly Volcano Threat

    By Jonny Hogg KINSHASA (Reuters) - Eleven years after an eruption of Mount Nyiragongo devastated the sprawling lakeside city of Goma, killing hundreds of people, eastern Congo's armed conflict is preventing scientists from predicting the volcano's next deadly explosion. With its plume of ash and steam reaching high into the sky, the brooding Nyiragongo is one of the world's most active volcanoes ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Scientific American

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  1. "MONUC will use all available means to protect urban centres including Rutshuru, Sake (to the west of Goma), and Goma," said Michel Bonnardeaux, spokesman for the UN's biggest peace force, with 17,000 personnel based mainly in the east of Congo.
    on Oct 28, 2008 By: Louis Michel Source: Swissinfo

  2. "We will try in Kinshasa, in Goma and in Kigali to renew contacts, which have never been completely severed, and to establish first perhaps a calming down, which then could lead us towards peace negotiations," Kouchner told Europe 1 radio before...
    on Nov 1, 2008 By: Bernard Kouchner Source: Deutsche Welle

  3. "I go to Goma, and from Goma, we will be seeing Nkunda. He was kind enough to ring me three days ago and speak to me while I was in Nigeria. He explained that he is full of expectations for us to meet and talk face to face," the former Nigerian...
    on Nov 15, 2008 By: Olusegun Obasanjo Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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