News & Announcements
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
Peace is Zambia’s unique selling point
We should all be climbing on top of our houses, hills and mountains and shouting about it. Zambia is unique and peaceful yet not enough noise is made about it. The noise needs to come from everyone living in Zambia.
|Fri, May 1, 2015
|Tue, May 5, 2015
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.
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
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
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
Ambassador Kanyama Speaks at “Shifting Mindsets for Entrepreneurial Success” Conference in Atlanta
WASHINGTON, DC., Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States Mr. Chibamba Kanyama, says there is need to recognize the challenges Zambia is facing in trying to revitalize its economy.
|Mon, Oct 2, 2023
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
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
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
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
Baines River Camp in Zambia
Baines River Camp, just outside the unfenced Lower Zambezi National Park, commands spectacular views over the Zambezi River. Follow in the footsteps of famous artist and explorer Thomas Baines, who explored Zambia in the 19th century
|Wed, Jun 7, 2017
|Wed, Jun 7, 2017
Best World Gems Showcased at Washington Jewels of Africa Exhibition
Washington D.C., Wednesday, 11th December 2019 – The Zambian embassy in Washington DC was Tuesday night transformed into a prestigious market for the world’s best precious stones as droves of personalities trekked to the Mission for the Jewels of Africa exhibition.
|Wed, Dec 11, 2019
Ambassador Kapambwe Joins Secretaries Azar II, Pompeo in Geneva Consensus Declaration Ceremony
Washington D.C., Wednesday, 21 October 2020 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States H.E. Lazarous Kapambwe will join US Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex M. Azar II and the United States Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo as Zambia unites with many other countries for the ceremonial signing of the Geneva Consensus Declaration on Thursday 22nd October in Washington D.C.
|Wed, Oct 21, 2020
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