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2005-06-30 17:14:02

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's opposition said 24 people werekilled on Thursday in a series of protests across the vastcentral African nation where thousands marched to demand thegovernment quit because of delayed elections. "Ten people died at the hands of the police in Kinshasa,eight died in Mbuji Mayi and six more in Tshikapa," saidJean-Baptiste Bomanza, a spokesman for the Union for Democracyand Social Progress (UDPS), a main opposition party. It was not immediately possible to verify...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.