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Promoting Renewable Energy Investment in Zambia

Promoting Renewable Energy Investment in Zambia

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Wed, Aug 3, 2016

Renowned Jazz Guitarist Robert Mwamba Pays Courtesy Call On The Embassy

Robert Mwamba is a Zambian-born jazz guitarist who's Debut Album "Coastin'' features 3 Grammy Award Winning Artists and a Grammy Nominee.

He will be performing at the nation's finest Jazz club ,Blues Alley in Washington DC with special guest star Cynda Williams on Wednesday June 26, 2019 for two Shows only at .8pm & 10pm

Cynda Williams has co-starred with icons such as Denzel Washington and Wesley Snipes in the Oscar Award film "Mo Better Blues" and has had a number one R&B Single "Harlem Blues".

Tue, Jun 18, 2019

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

Rule of law crucial for foreign direct investment to Zambia

May 1, 2013 - Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States Palan Mulonda say the judiciary plays a critical role in upholding the rule of law which is a critical parameter for foreign direct investment.

Wed, May 1, 2013

Sheryl Stumbras Appointed New USAID Director for Zambia

Washington D.C., 22nd July 2019 - Sheryl Stumbras, a member of the United States Senior Foreign Service is the new USAID/Zambia Mission Director. Stumbras was sworn in at a ceremony at the State Department in Washington July 18. The ceremony was witnessed by Zambia’s Ambassador to the United Dr Ngosa Simbyakula...

Mon, Jul 22, 2019
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

Starkey Hearing Foundation hails First Lady Esther Lungu

WASHINGTON DC- TUESDAY, July 18, 2017 - The Starkey Hearing Foundation has commended First Lady Esther Lungu for the leadership she has demonstrated in Zambia which has seen the establishment of the first ever hearing training institute in the country.

Mon, Jul 10, 2017

The 61st Annual American Collage of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Conference opens in New Orleans, Louisiana

May 7, 2013 - First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba Sata yesterday joined about a thousand Obstetricians and Gynecologist at the officials opening of the 61st Annual Collage of Obstetricians and Gynecologist (ACOG) New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tue, May 7, 2013

The African Diaspora Marketplace III Business Plan Competition Application Is Now Live!

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Western Union have launched the third round of the African Diaspora Marketplace business plan competition (ADM III). Successful ADM III applicants...

Sun, Jan 11, 2015

The Auditor General’s Office to sign MoU with the Public Procurement Authority

October 6th, 2014 - The Auditor General’s Office to sign MoU with the Public Procurement Authority
The office of the Auditor General is finalizing a Memorandum of Understanding to be signed soon with the office of the Public Procurement Authority whose main aim will be to allow the former monitor large procurement contracts.

Wed, Oct 8, 2014

The Chamuka Royal Establishment Embarks On Land Empowerment

The Chamuka Royal Establishment of the Lenje-speaking people in Chisamba district of Central Province has embarked on a land empowerment programme for women and youths. His Royal Highness, Chief Chamuka says his chiefdom in collaboration with Government is working on a Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM) system to provide certificate of occupancy by certifying customary land.

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

The Death of His Excellency, Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata: Statement on the Economy by the Secretary to the Treasury Mr. Fredson Yamba

Countrymen and women, Tuesday, 28th October 2014, will forever be remembered as the day when our President, Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, bid farewell to us to rest in the eternal presence of the Almighty. His vision was anchored on inclusive growth for all through sustained high rates of economic growth, job creation and poverty alleviation. This is the legacy he has left with us.

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

The trending travel bug in Zambia

Wed, Jun 10, 2015 Wed, Jun 10, 2015

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

The Zambian Embassy Refutes Visa Free Travel Policy To The US

WASHINGTON DC- Tuesday May 30th, 2017-The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C has refuted online media reports suggesting that United States President, Donald Trump has signed an executive order to allow all Zambian nationals travel to the United States without visas.
Zambia’s Charge´ D’Affaires to the USA Joseph Chilaizya says the Department of State in Washington DC has not communicated such information the Zambian Embassy.

Tue, May 30, 2017

Thornicroft Giraffe - Made in Zambia

Did you know that the thornicroft giraffe is only found in Zambia?

Tue, Jan 6, 2015

Trade Delegation From Zambia Pays Courtesy Call On The Embassy

On 7th June, 2019, representatives from Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Zambia Revenue Authority, Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Customs Clearing Agents Associations, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, SC, and the Diplomatic Staff.

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

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

U.S Government congratulates Zambia

U.S Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has congratulated the people of Zambia on the country's 54th independence anniversary. Mr Pompeo has also hailed the bilateral relations between the U.S and Zambia.

Wed, Oct 24, 2018

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

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