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Thu, Feb 5, 2015 Thu, Feb 5, 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

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

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

Moonbows Light Up Victoria Falls

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

Wed, Jun 29, 2016

Luiwa in Zambia Is A Treat For All The Senses

This family run business offers a comprehensive range of locations in Zambia (The Victoria Falls and South Luangwa National Park)

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

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

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

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

Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Health, Hon. Emerine Kabanshi calls for integrated approach in managing child and maternal health in the global community

June 30, 2014 - Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Health, Hon. Emerine Kabanshi has called for an integrated approach in managing maternal, new born and child health.

Mon, Jun 30, 2014

His Royal Highness Paramount Chief Chitimukulu Kanyanta Manga II Visits Albuquerque, New Mexico

His Royal Highness Paramount Chief Chitimukulu Kanyanta Manga II visits Albuquerque, New Mexico where he met with various community leaders including leaders of New Mexico's indigenous peoples of the Pueblo Nation, the business community and NGOs.

Wed, May 9, 2018

USA toasts Zambia’s Golden Jubilee

US Secretary of State John Kerry has sent a message of congratulations to the President of Zambia H.E. Michael Chilufya Sata and the people of Zambia on the country’s 50th Independence anniversary.

Fri, Oct 24, 2014

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

Jessie Chisi, Zambia's Film Director, Screenwriter and Entrepreneur

Jessie Chisi is a Film Director, Screenwriter and Entrepreneur. She is unique and self-motivated young woman in the field of filmmaking. She is a founder of Zambia Short Film Festival and young cinema in Zambia through which she trains 35 young filmmakers and entrepreneurs each year as way of eradicating youth unemployment. She believes film has the power to bring change and create sustainable industries.

Fri, Jul 10, 2015 Fri, Jul 10, 2015

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

US Proud to Stand with Zambia, Global Partnership in Geneva Consensus Declaration Ceremony

Washington D.C., Thursday, 22 October 2020 — The United States says it is proud to stand with Zambia and 31 other countries that have co-sponsored and signed up to the Geneva Consensus Declaration, a global initiative that Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said had thrust focus on better health for women, preservation of life, family and emphasized national sovereignty over legislation.

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

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