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New aquarium addition - Neolamprologus tretocephalus

I had one of these a couple of years back, but tragically learned that they are very good at jumping. But now, after lowering the water level another few inches (I know, a lid would make more sense) and scouring the state looking for a breeder, I’ve got my hands on another. 61 more words

African

On Lake Tanganyika.

(Inspired by an article by Jeffrey Gettleman)

On Lake Tanganyika fishing nets from skeeter netting

Are practical and inexpensive – and to some, upsetting.  62 more words

Poetry

The Great Story of Graf von Goetzen

Lake Tanganyika – look it up. It spans 68,000 squared kilometres. At it’s greatest length it is 210 miles long and 150 wide. It’s coastline stretches for 2,000 miles. 624 more words

[Today in History] December 15th

CONGO

2014 – Wreckage on Tanganyika Lake, Katanga shore, causes 253 survivors and 129 missing

Kale/Today In History

Capsized Boat Kills Over 120 In Congo DR

At least 129 people have died after a boat capsized in Lake Tanganyika in south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. 230 more words

World

At least 134 bodies have been recovered from Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after a ferry capsized on Friday.
Local transport minister Laurent Sumba Kahozi said the search for survivors was on going. 114 more words

News

[Today in History] December 5th

CONGO

1887 – Stanley’s expedition reaches plateau at Lake Albert
2005 – The Lake Tanganyika earthquake causes significant damage, mostly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Pà Kongo|About Congo