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The trending travel bug in Zambia

Wed, Jun 10, 2015 Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Zambia’s Envoy In The USA Hails The Zambian Community

Zambia’s Charge’ D’Affaires at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C. Joseph Chilaizya has described the Zambian community as one of the best-behaved among the diaspora living in the United States of America.

Thu, Sep 7, 2017

Zambia never hides debt, it’s sustainable and being serviced – Mwanakatwe

WASHINGTON DC, USA, Saturday, 21 April 2018 – The Minister of Finance Honourable Margaret Mwanakatwe has assured Zambians and the international community that Zambia does not and will never hide its debt.

Mon, Apr 23, 2018

$354 Million Millennium Challenge Corporation compact on track

October 8th, 2014 - Government says the $354 Million Millennium Challenge Corporation compact on water, sanitation and drainage is on course.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Development Ms. Charity Mwansa says the compact which is expected to benefit more than one million people in Lusaka will see a provision of clean water to hundreds of low income households and therefore minimize water borne diseases

Thu, Oct 9, 2014

US Embassy “Sells” Zambian Gems in Jewel of Africa Gem and Jewelry Show

Washington D.C., Tuesday, 5th November 2019 – The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C next month hosts the Jewel of Africa Gem and Jewelry exhibition with a view to expanding the country’s share of the American and global multi-billion Jewelry trade.

Tue, Nov 5, 2019

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

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.

Tue, Jul 18, 2017

U.S. Tourists Flock The Zambian Stand At The Washington D.C Travel And Adventure Show

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S. His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C. says Zambia’s tourism sector has potential to contribute greatly to the growth of the country’s economy. Dr. Simbyakula, says there is need, therefore, for Zambia to have its presence at key tourism promotional events in the United States.

Mon, Jan 22, 2018

Belize Calls for Increased Investment in Sustainable Tourism

Belmopan, Belize (Wednesday, September 18, 2013) – Belize Governor General Sir Colville Young has called for increased investment in sustainable tourism by Zambia and Belize.

Wed, Sep 18, 2013

Sheryl Stumbras Appointed New USAID Director for Zambia

Washington D.C., 22nd July 2019 - Sheryl Stumbras, a member of the United States Senior Foreign Service is the new USAID/Zambia Mission Director. Stumbras was sworn in at a ceremony at the State Department in Washington July 18. The ceremony was witnessed by Zambia’s Ambassador to the United Dr Ngosa Simbyakula...

Mon, Jul 22, 2019

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

Zambian Flag raised at San Pedro’s newest park dedicated to sister cities

March 5, 2017 - San Pedro, a community within Los Angeles, has dedicated a new park to Los Angeles Sister Cities. The ceremony was officiated by Los Angeles City Councilman, Joe Buscaino, former Councilman Tom LaBonge, and Chairman of Sister Cities of Los Angeles.

Sun, Mar 5, 2017

Congressman Pittenger Hails US-Zambia Friendship, Talks Hosting Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum in Lusaka in 2021

Washington D.C., Friday, 18 September 2020 — Congressman Robert Pittenger has hailed the good friendship between the United States and Zambia, a bond he described as based on shared values and goals between the two countries.

Fri, Sep 18, 2020

Zambia a shinning Example in the Health Sector

August 5, 2014 - Zambia's Ambassador to the United States of America (USA) Palan Mulonda says Zambia is becoming a shining example in the area of securing desirable outcomes in the health sector in the US.

Tue, Aug 5, 2014

Government allocates US$ 20 million for properties in Missions abroad

Government has set aside US$ 20 million to implement the mortgage finance program for rehabilitation, construction and purchase of properties in various Zambian Missions abroad.

Sun, Dec 2, 2018

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

United States congratulates Zambia for upholding democracy

PRESS STATEMENT
Washington DC- Monday January 26, 2015
United States congratulates Zambia for upholding democracy

Mon, Jan 26, 2015

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 6, Thursday, 23 April 2020

This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that Government will facilitate repatriation but NOT pay for transportation back to Lusaka for all nationals planning to travel back home...

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

First Lady Mentorship Programme

launch of the 2015 National Youth Policy and National Plan of Action for Youth Empowerment and Employment, by President Edgar Lungu and Minister of Youth and Sport, Vincent Mwale taken by Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) at Mulungushi International Conference Centre.

- Read more at: http://lusaka.social/about/politicians/edgar-lungu/

Thu, Aug 13, 2015 Thu, Aug 13, 2015

WISE Sets Aside 150 Secondary School Scholarships For Kaoma Residents

A-US-based Non-Governmental Organization, Women’s Initiative that Strengthen and Empower (WISE) has set aside 150 secondary school scholarships to underprivileged people in Kaoma District of Western Province in Zambia.WISE Board Member Joanne Bollinger says the scholarship programme will provide continuous access to education from 8th grade through college. She says her organization is in receipt of numerous applicants needing scholarships.

Mon, Nov 6, 2017

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