News & Announcements
COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 10, Wednesday, 30 December 2020: Important Consular/Travel Notice
In light of the evolving situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic, the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia in Washington, D.C. wishes to advise travelers and those planning to visit Zambia for tourism, business or any other undertakings that there has been no change to Zambia’s current visa regime and that all types of travelers are free to visit Zambia. Depending on the travelers’ nationality, he/she may enter Zambia without a visa, obtain the visa on arrival or from a Zambian Mission abroad or apply for an e-Visa.
|Wed, Dec 30, 2020
COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 11, Tuesday, 26 January 2021: Important Consular/Travel Notice
Washington D.C. – Effective Tuesday January 26, 2021, the United States Government requires each person flying to the U.S. to have a negative pre-departure test for COVID-19. Air passengers are required to get a COVID-19 test within three days of their flight to the U.S., and to provide written proof of the test result to the airline...
|Tue, Jan 26, 2021
Heed New United States COVID-19 Travel Requirements – Ambassador Kapambwe
Washington D.C., Tuesday, 2 February 2020 — …travelers to the US need negative COVID-19 test and documentation of recovery issued by licensed health officer…
|Tue, Feb 2, 2021
Diaspora Remittances Survey
PRESS RELEASE The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia wishes to inform all Zambians living in the Diaspora that a Diaspora Remittances Survey will be conducted from 8th to 23rd April 2021.
|Mon, Apr 12, 2021
Zambia’s founding President KK dies
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - It is with deep sorrow and sadness that we inform you of the passing of our beloved founding father, icon and global statesman, His Excellency Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia. Dr. Kaunda, who was admitted to Maina Soko Medical Centre in Lusaka, died peacefully Thursday afternoon June 17, 2021 at 14:30 hours. He was 97.
|Thu, Jun 17, 2021
President Hakainde Hichilema Addresses the UN General Assembly in New York
"Your Excellency, Mr. Abdulla Shahid, President of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly; Your Excellency Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations; Your excellencies heads of state and government; Distinguished ladies and gentlemen. I wish to begin by congratulating Your Excellency Mr. Abdulla Shahid, on your election as President of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. ..."
|Wed, Sep 22, 2021
President Hichilema, VP Harris Confer at White House
Washington D.C., Wednesday 22 September 2021 – President Hakainde Hichilema Wednesday met with Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House as Zambia and the United States of America exchanged strong commitments to further the abiding ties between the two countries and to further strengthen democracy.
|Thu, Sep 23, 2021
President Hichilema Participates in Discussion Led by U.S. Institute of Peace CEO, Lise Grande
Washington D.C., Thursday, 23 September 2021 – President Hichilema took part in a discussion led by the Chief Executive Officer of the United States of America Institute of Peace, Ambassador Lise Grande.
|Thu, Sep 23, 2021
President Hichilema Calls Zambian Diaspora Community the Country’s “11th Province”
Washington D.C,. Saturday, 25 September 2021 – President Hakainde Hichilema received euphoric applause and commendation Saturday night as he declared the Zambian Diaspora Community the country’s 11th province noting that Government appreciated their contribution to the country.
|Sun, Sep 26, 2021
CDF Transformed, Resources Straight to the People!
Washington D.C., Saturday, 25 September 2021 – Constituency Development Fund (CDF) will be transformed, and each Constituency will operate an annual budget that will take development directly to the people, President Hakainde Hichilema has said.
|Sun, Sep 26, 2021
Corruption Fight Methodical, Professional - HH
Washington D.C., Saturday, 25 September 2021 – President Hakainde Hichilema says the fight against corruption will be so methodical and professional that it will make the vice unattractive. He pledged that those who got what does not belong to them would be made to “return to Caesar, Caesar’s things”.
|Sun, Sep 26, 2021
Notice No. 12, Tuesday, 29 March 2022: Invitation to Participate in the Lusaka Business Indaba and Expo
The Government of the Republic of Zambia through the Lusaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry on behalf of the business community in Lusaka will be hosting a Business Indaba and Expo under the theme “Creating Opportunities to Access Finance and Markets Linkages” on the 27th May, 2022.
The Objective of the Indaba and Expo is to explore avenues and unveil opportunities through which business entities and potential investors can benefit from knowledge gained on how to access finance and new and existing markets in Lusaka.
|Tue, Mar 29, 2022
Notice No.13, Monday 4 April, 2022: USAID Grants Programs - DEVELOPMENT INNOVATION VENTURES (DIV)
The Mission wishes to draw your attention to the USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) programme which is a USAID open innovation fund that invests in breakthrough solutions to some of the world’s toughest development challenges. DIV provides flexible grant funding to test new ideas, build evidence of what works, and solutions that could impact millions of lives at a fraction of the usual costs. The window for the annual USAID - DIV grant opened in November, 2021 and closes in October, 2022.
|Mon, Apr 4, 2022
Western Provincial Administration to host Tourism, Trade and Investment Expo from 19th to 25th September, 2022
The Expo is an initiative of the Western Provincial Administration designed to provide a framework and showcase of opportunities for investment to spur economic development, encourage entrepreneurship, value addition and trade in the Province to achieve sustainable development and inclusive growth.
|Thu, May 12, 2022
Keynote Address by Mr. Hakainde Hichilema, President of the Republic of Zambia Delivered During the Summit for Democracy 2023 on Thursday, 30th March, 2023
“We extend a warm welcome to you all, to this second summit for democracy and to our country, Zambia. We are honoured and delighted to co-host this very important summit for the African region, with the government of the United States of America. ...”
|Mon, Apr 3, 2023
Welcome Remarks Delivered by Hon. Stanley K. Kakubo, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Zambia During the Summit for Democracy on Thursday, 30th March, 2023
“It is a great honour for me to welcome you to Zambia and indeed to Day 2 of the Summit for Democracy. ... We stand here on the cusp of something great, as Zambia co-hosts the 2023 Summit for Democracy, a journey that began in Washington D.C., where the idea was first mooted, spreading its wings all the way to Africa and the rest of the world...”
|Mon, Apr 3, 2023
Development of “new city” in Mwinilunga District moves forward at Zambia Embassy in DC
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 17th, 2023 – The Embassy of Zambia in Washington DC hosted the Bridge Consortium Limited and Charter Cities Institute at the Embassy where the two signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the two institutions to work together in creating the legal, regulatory and planning framework, getting investors and technical expertise required to develop a “new city” within Mwinilunga District in North-Western Province.
|Wed, May 24, 2023
Ambassador Kanyama Presents Letters of Credence to US President Biden
WASHINGTON, D.C., 4th July 2023 – His Excellency Mr. Chibamba F. Kanyama has presented his Letters of Credence to His Excellency Mr. Joseph Biden Jr., President of the United States of America formally accrediting him as Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Zambia to the United States.
|Tue, Jul 4, 2023
Zambia President Hichilema's Visit to Israel Should Translate into Meaningful Investments Says Israeli Ambassador
WASHINGTON, DC, 15 August 2023 - Israeli Ambassador to the United States of America Michael Herzog says the recent visit of President Hakainde Hichilema to Israel should translate into meaningful investments.
|Mon, Oct 2, 2023
President Hakainde Hichilema to be Represented by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation at the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York
PRESIDENT HAKAINDE HICHILEMA TO BE REPRESENTED BY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AT THE 78TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NEW YORK
The President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr. Hakainde Hichilema will be represented by Hon. Stanley K. Kakubo, M.P, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation at the 78th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly which is taking place from 18th to 26th September, 2023 in New York.
|Mon, Oct 2, 2023