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A fishermen, stands in a torrent of water as he checks a fish trap attached to a wooden scaffold at Boyoma Falls (known locally as Wagenia Falls). This is the last of seven cataracts below which the Lualaba River becomes the Congo. For generations members of the Wagenia tribe have built and maintained these structures in the same manner described by Henry Morton Stanley, after whom the falls were also once named, during his navigation of the Congo in 1874-77.