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Lomaum Dam is a privately owned hydroelectric dam on the Catumbela River in the Benguela province of central Angola. Completed in 1965, it initially produced of power, supplying electricity to the towns of Lobito, Benguela and Huambo. This dam was destroyed in 1983 by UNITA after Angola gained independence. This resulted in widespread flooding and the death of ten people. In 1987, Portugal provided credit for the rehabilitation of this structure. Plans for rehabilitation and enlargement to a capacity of were made in 2008, with completion targeted for 2011. See also * Energy in Angola References

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Catumbela River
The Catumbela is a river in central Angola. The river mouth is at the Catumbela Estuary on the Atlantic Ocean at Catumbela, between Lobito and Benguela, and from where it rises in the hills of Cassoco. The Catumbela supplies water to the city of Lobito. The mouth of the Catumbela was noted as a green vegetated region surrounded by barren land along the coast and a couple miles inland where it cuts a gorge through bare mountains. Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa
Catherine Higgs, Ohio University Press, Jul 3, 2012, pp. 83-85
Alternate spellings are Catumbella and Cata-Bella. Its main tributaries are the CuĂ­va River on the right bank, and Cubal River on the left bank. The Catumbela was a cente ...
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