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Zambia: CNN Travel's 20 best places to visit in 2020

CNN, Wed, Jan 1, 2020 - Jaw-dropping national parks and awe-inspiring wildlife characterize this beautiful southern African country. With more than 30% of the country's land reserved for national parks, a visit to Zambia encourages you to get up close with nature.

CNNWed, Jan 1, 2020 Thu, Jan 2, 2020

The unrivaled Zambian culture

An amalgam of traditions, norms and values of a diverse people from over 70 ethnic groups make up the Zambian culture.

Lusaka TimesMon, Jun 13, 2016 Mon, Jun 13, 2016
WATCH: Angry Hippo Charges Tour Boat  in Zambia

Speedy hippo chases tour boat in Zambia

A safari tour guide in Zambia had a big surprise when travelling on his boat after a huge hippo started to chase it at high speed.

The guide in South Luangwa National Park had to speed up the boat as the hippo launched itself out of the water.

Hippos are big creatures and can be easily angered. They can move very quickly and can be very dangerous.

Fortunately the boat proved too quick and everyone got away safely.

Children's BBC (CBBC)Thu, Jan 15, 2015 Wed, Jan 21, 2015

InStove Leaps Forward in Building Relations with Zambia

Recently, InStove hosted Palan Mulonda, Zambian Ambassador to the United States, during his visit to Cottage Grove. InStove was honored to have His Excellency tour our facility and learn about the factory-in-a-box model that we are taking steps to implement in Zambia this year.

InStoveThu, Feb 27, 2014 Thu, Feb 27, 2014

InStove Collaboration Brings Zambian Ambassador, Cottage Grove Mayor, Together

InStove, which produces and develops cleaner cooking technologies, is drawing international figures to Cottage Grove. This Week, Zambian Ambassador, His Excellency Palan Mulonda met with researchers, and government officials, including Cottage Grove Mayor Thomas Munroe.

KLCC 89.7 FMThu, Feb 20, 2014 Thu, Feb 20, 2014

Trump's Administration To Continue With AGOA

PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s administration considers Africa as a priority economic partner and will continue implementing the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), two senior United States (US) government officials have said.

Times of ZambiaMon, Aug 7, 2017 Mon, Aug 7, 2017

Annual Meetings – 14-20 October 2019 Washington D.C. Registration Now Open

Washington D.C., Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 – Registration for the World Bank Annual Meetings is NOW OPEN. The meetings and related events, seminars, and meetings will be held in Washington, D.C. from Monday, October 14, through Sunday, October 20.

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

African Union launches Radio Station for African Ambassadors in USA

The African Union Mission in the United States of America has launched a Radio Station for the African
Ambassadors Group (AAG) in Washington D.C.

Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Ministry of Foreign affairs PS receives submissions from the Zambia Diaspora for Diaspora Policy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Mr. Chalwe Lombe says government recognizes the diaspora as key stakeholders in the country’s development.

Wed, Jul 22, 2015 Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Applications To Restore Citizenship By Zambians In The USA Starts

The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C has started processing applications for Dual Citizenship for Zambians living in the United States of America. Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula S.C., made the announcement at the launch of the Association of Zambians in Dallas and Fort-Worth Texas. Dr. Simbyakula said the Embassy has received Bestowal of Citizenship application forms (Form VII) from Lusaka to facilitate restoration of Citizenship for citizens who lost their Zambian citizenship upon acquisition of citizenship of another country.

Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Roundtable on Zambia's Leadership in Sustainable Development and Climate Change Resilience

August 8, 2014 - On the occasion of the US-Africa Leaders Summit, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) had the honor of hosting a roundtable dialogue with the Vice President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Dr. Guy Scott, to discuss environmental sustainability considerations in Zambia’s economic development.

Fri, Aug 8, 2014

Kapishya Hot Springs - Zambia

Kapishya Hot Springs- These are found on the Shiwa Ng'andu Estate built in the early 20th century. The hot springs are natural sulfur-free springs heated to a luxurius 41 degree celsius.

Thu, Aug 20, 2015

U.S Government Pledges Strong Partnership In Helping Zambia Address Its Challenges

The United States Government has pledged to continue its strong partnership in helping Zambia address the many challenges it faces, particularly in the area of health through the President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR/Emergency Plan). U.S Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon has also reiterated President Donald Trump’s reaffirmation at this year’s United Nations General Assembly to the fight against HIV/AIDS where he singled out Zambia as one of the countries that have made strides in fighting the disease. Mr. Shannon says, for this reason, the U.S is... Read more...

Fri, Dec 22, 2017

Zambian national Dr Anthony Ng’oma awarded the Scientist of the Year award in the United States

February 12, 2014 - 2014 Scientist of the Year award winner Dr Anthony Ng'oma has called for increased support to young people to develop interest in the science field.

Dr Ng'oma noted that although producing amazing scientific and technological inventions is awesome, there was nothing more powerful than helping to create a new breed of scientists and engineers.

Dr Ng'oma was speaking at the Wardman Park Marriott Hotel in Washington DC when he received the Scientist of the year award at the Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) awards.

Wed, Feb 12, 2014

A Team From The Bush Institute's First Ladies Initiative Meets With The Zambian Diplomats

A Team from the Bush Institute's First Ladies Initiative met with H.E Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, Counselor Economics and First Secretary Tourism on the 8th of May 2019.

The Bush Institute's First Ladies Initiative engages and supports first ladies in using their unique platform to improve lives in their countries and around the world.

Fri, May 10, 2019

Embassy of Zambia tourism newsletter

Wed, Jul 6, 2016 Wed, Jul 6, 2016

USA Increases Financial Support to Zambia, Provides US$1.87 Million COVID-19 Financing

Washington D.C., Wednesday, 1 April 2020 – The United States is providing Zambia $1.87 million in immediate health assistance, funding which will augment Government interventions against the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is a huge boost to the country’s COVID-19 response and will scale up programs and projects in risk communication, water and sanitation, infection prevention and control and public health messaging.

Thu, Apr 2, 2020

It Will Be Quite A Different UN General Assembly This Year

President Edgar Lungu will join other world leaders and dignitaries from 193 countries at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York, for a week of speeches, debates, and side meetings.

Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Finance minister arrives in the USA for the 2014 Spring Meetings

April 9, 2014 - Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has arrived in the US capital, Washington DC to attend the 2014 International Monetary Fund (IMF)/ World Bank spring meetings.

Wed, Apr 9, 2014

President Edgar Lungu confers with Dr Ngosa Simbyakula

President Edgar Lungu confers with Zambia's Ambassador to the U.S. Dr Ngosa Simbyakula S.C., at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

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