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President Hichilema Addresses the Global Leadership Council and the Rockefeller Foundation on Providing Electricity to Off-the-Grid Rural Areas

President Hakainde Hichilema on 21st September 2023 addressed (virtually) the Global Leadership Council and members of the Rockefeller Foundation gathered in New York on providing electricity to rural areas that are off the main grid.

Mon, Oct 2, 2023

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

Lusaka twins with Albuquerque City in New Mexico USA

Thursday 2 October, 2014 - Lusaka City Council has today twinned with Albuquerque City in New Mexico USA under the Sister Cities International.

Fri, Oct 3, 2014

Finance Minister Dr. Bwalya Ng’andu Concludes 2019 IMF/WBG Meetings

Washington D.C., Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 – Finance Minister Dr Bwalya Ng’andu on Monday left Washington D.C after attending the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group (WBG) meetings. Dr Ng’andu said the meetings with the IMF and WBG were “straightforward and candid” and have laid a firm foundation which should be able to create a basis for continued cooperation.

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

Moonbows Light Up Victoria Falls

Whoever said “don’t go chasing waterfalls“ has never been to the Victoria Falls.

Wed, Jun 29, 2016

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

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 9, Monday, 3 August 2020: Access to Immigration Services

This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that immigration electronic services, particularly for Visa and Immigration permits can be accessed through the Zamportal website on zamportal.gov.zm.

Mon, Aug 3, 2020

U.S. Firm Seek To Set Up Energy Renewable Manufacturing Plant In Zambia

A U.S. San Francisco, California based company, RD Global, working with a Japanese company, Mera Group Corporation, plans to set up a manufacturing plant of energy renewable products in Zambia in an effort to mitigate the energy deficit in the region. Mera Group Corporation, Business Development Advisor Rune Gunnar Dige says Zambia has been chosen as a preferred choice of investment in the energy sector because of its geographical position among countries in the Southern African region.

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Will Smith In Livingstone Zambia

WILL Smith just bungee jumped Off the famous Victoria Falls Bridge, with a spectacular backdrop of the majestic Victoria Falls. #SuperbZambia

Thu, Mar 9, 2017 Thu, Mar 9, 2017

Agricultural Minister Robert Sichinga to address the Corporate Council on Africa on investment opportunities in the agricultural sector.

February 12, 2014 - Agricultural Minister Robert Sichinga, has arrived in the United States Capital Washington DC to court investors in the agricultural sector.

Wed, Feb 12, 2014

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

President Trump Calls Calls for Deepening of Strong Friendship Between Zambia and the United States

Washington D.C., Friday, 10 April 2020 – US President Donald Trump has expressed his Government’s desire to deepen the “strong and abiding friendship” between Zambia and the United States of America.

Fri, Apr 10, 2020

A Zambian Student Joins Tell Em’ Team To Create A Social Media App

A Zambian student studying at Wiley College, in the U.S., has joined a team building a new mobile application for the iPhone - Android called Tell Em'. Michael Sakala, 25 together with Wiley College graduate Felix Ekwueme, 25 (founder), officially launched a new mobile application that aims to get users out in the world, sharing memorable experiences with family and friends.

Tue, Oct 31, 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

Haitian president calls for partnership between Zambia and Haiti

March 17, 2014 - Haitian President Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly has called on Zambia to partner with his country as the two countries share a common heritage and have a lot in common especially in so far as the agriculture and textile industries are concerned.

Mon, Mar 17, 2014

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

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

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

Friendly, Peaceful and Dignified People a Treasured International Brand Zambia Must Safeguard – Ambassador Kapambwe

Washington D.C., 9 January 2020 – Ambassador Lazarous Kapambwe has urged diplomats to safeguard Zambia’s long-standing brand as a peaceful, friendly and dignified nation, stressing that the internationally recognized national credentials were an asset that complemented many national development fronts and agendas.

Wed, Jan 8, 2020

Government set to launch ENT Strategic Plan

WASHINGTON DC- SUNDAY July 16, 2017-First Lady Esther Lungu has announced that Government has developed an Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Strategic Plan that feeds into the national health plan.

Wed, Jul 19, 2017

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