kinshasa kinshasa  /kɪn ˈʃɑ sə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Congo river opposite Brazzaville

News

  1. Child soldiers recruited in DRC, U.N. finds

    KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, June 11 (UPI) -- Rebel leaders accused of recruiting child soldiers to fight pro-government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo will face justice, a U.N. envoy said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Congo orchestra born on mean streets finds royal favor

    By Jonny Hogg KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's sweltering riverside capital is more accustomed to the pulsating rhythms of some of Africa's most famous Soukous and Rumba musicians than the more genteel strains of Italian classical composer Guiseppe Verdi. But a strange musical oddity - a symphony orchestra of self-taught musicians, some of whom had to make their own instruments - is becoming one of ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Congo orchestra born on mean streets finds royal favour

    By Jonny Hogg KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's sweltering riverside capital is more accustomed to the pulsating rhythms of some of Africa's most famous Soukous and Rumba musicians than the more genteel strains of Italian classical composer Guiseppe Verdi. But a strange musical oddity - a symphony orchestra of self-taught musicians, some of whom had to make their own instruments - is becoming one of ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "My father was at the fight at Kinshasa because he's from Brazzaville," Tsonga told an astonished press pack on Saturday. "He took some photos, so I have some souvenirs."
    on Jan 25, 2008 By: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Source: Guardian Unlimited

  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. France's UN Ambassador Jean-Marc de La Sabliere said the council could not "keep silent after what happened a few days ago in Kinshasa."
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: Jean-Marc de La Sabliere Source: Washington Post

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