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Investing in Climate and Environment Key Steps in Reducing Extreme Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity – World Bank President

Washington D.C., Thursday, 3rd October 2019 – World Bank President David Malpass says investing in the climate and the environment were key steps in reducing extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity among nations.

Thu, Oct 3, 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

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 8, Tuesday, 28 July 2020: Revised Screening at International Airports and Entry Procedures into Zambia

Washington D.C. — This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that the Government of the Republic of Zambia in responding to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic has issued revised guidelines which took effect Monday July 27 2020.

Tue, Jul 28, 2020

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

African-American Diaspora To Host The 2018 Africa Homecoming Conference

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C., says Zambia supports the African Union’s stance to harness the efforts of people of African descent all over the world to invest in African countries. Dr. Simbyakula says the African Union diaspora division serves as the focal point and hub for implementing the decision to invite and encourage the African Diaspora to participate in the building and development of the African continent. He says the African diaspora in the U.S., therefore, serves as a catalyst for rebuilding the global African family in the service of the... Read more...

Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Agriculture Minister Robert Sichinga markets Zambia to the Corporate Council on Africa on Investment opportunities in the Agricultural sector

February 12, 2014 - Agriculture and Livestock Minister Robert Sichinga, has called foreign investment into the agricultural sector saying the country is open to lease land in the various farming blocks in the country.

Wed, Feb 12, 2014

A Delegation From The Copperbelt University Pays A Courtesy Call On The Embassy

A delegation from the Copperbelt University in Kitwe, Zambia paid a courtesy call at the Zambia Embassy in Washington, DC.
The delegation is in the United States for a series of meetings with partner academic and research institutions with whom they collaborate with and to establish new links.

They also met with members of the Copperbelt University Alumni based in the USA.

Fri, May 10, 2019

First Zambian Caine Prize Winner Writer Namwali Serpell Reads Excerpts From Her Book At The Library of Congress

First Secretary (Tourism) and First Secretary (Press) attended a reading by Namwali Serpell at the Library of Congress. Zambian writer Namwali read selections of her work and participated in a moderated discussion with Laverne Page, Area Specialist in the African and Middle Eastern Division.

Tue, Mar 15, 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

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Commends Zambia’s Regional Peace Efforts

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has commended Zambia’s efforts in fostering peace and security in the region. Mr. Tillerson has also hailed Zambia’s democratic credentials which have been witnessed smooth transitions resulting in the country’s vision for achieving broad economic growth. In his congratulatory message of Zambia’s 53rd Independence Day Celebrations, Mr. Tillerson says over the last 53 years, Zambia has continued with its development as a nation that shares many common values and interests with the United States.

Sat, Oct 28, 2017

Lands Minister says land audit will enable Zambians acquire title and empower them

March 27, 2014 - Minster of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Hon. Mwansa Kapeya says land audit by government will enable Zambians acquire title deeds and further enable them access loans.

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

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
Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S hails Young African Leaders

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S hails Young African Leaders

WASHINGTON DC- THURSDAY, August 2, 2018 – Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States of America His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula has hailed the U.S government for empowering leadership among the young people through programmes such as the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (YALI).

Thu, Aug 2, 2018

Thornicroft Giraffe - Made in Zambia

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

Tue, Jan 6, 2015

IMF, World Bank Call for Halt to Debt Servicing as COVID-19 Drives African Economies Into Recession

Washington D.C., Friday, 10 April 2020 – The IMF and World Bank have called for a halt to debt servicing for the world’s poorest countries as the World Bank Group latest report revealed that sub-Saharan Africa was going into recession with initially projected 2020 growth adversely affected by the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Fri, Apr 10, 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

Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Health, Hon. Emerine Kabanshi says government is committed to reducing child and maternal mortality in Zambia

June 30, 2014 - Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Health, Hon. Emerine Kabanshi says her government is committed to reducing incidences of Maternal and child mortality in the county.

Mon, Jun 30, 2014

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

Zambian Embassy Determined To Raise The Country's Economic Profile

Zambia’s Ambassador to the US His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula says he will priorities raising of Zambia’s economic profile in order to attract more foreign investment in the country. The Ambassador said said this when Executive Vice-President of Walmart for Africa, India and Latin America Mr. Enrique Ostale called on him at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C.

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Bank of Zambia Governor named Central Bank Governor of the year.

October 10th, 2014 - Bank of Zambia Governor, Dr Michael Gondwe has been awarded the prestigious award of Central Bank Governor of the year at the Africa Investments and Business Forum Awards.

Tue, Oct 14, 2014

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