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Government To Construct 5,000 Houses For Civil Servants In Zambia

Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Ronald Chitotela says Government has earmarked to build 5,000 (five thousand) houses for civil servants starting from the second quarter of this year. This follows a directive by His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia to the Ministry of Infrastructure and Housing to build houses for civil servants and upgrade most of the unplanned settlements across the country.

Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Information and Broadcasting Minister Mwansa Kapeya says government will launch a campaign to allow Zambians know the benefits of the Freedom of Information Bill

February 12, 2014 - Information and Broadcasting Minister Mwansa Kapeya says government will embark on a vigorous campaign to enable people throughout the country know the benefits of the Freedom of Information Bill

Wed, Feb 12, 2014

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 11, Tuesday, 26 January 2021: Important Consular/Travel Notice

Washington D.C. – Effective Tuesday January 26, 2021, the United States Government requires each person flying to the U.S. to have a negative pre-departure test for COVID-19. Air passengers are required to get a COVID-19 test within three days of their flight to the U.S., and to provide written proof of the test result to the airline...

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Renowned Jazz Guitarist Robert Mwamba Pays Courtesy Call On The Embassy

Robert Mwamba is a Zambian-born jazz guitarist who's Debut Album "Coastin'' features 3 Grammy Award Winning Artists and a Grammy Nominee.

He will be performing at the nation's finest Jazz club ,Blues Alley in Washington DC with special guest star Cynda Williams on Wednesday June 26, 2019 for two Shows only at .8pm & 10pm

Cynda Williams has co-starred with icons such as Denzel Washington and Wesley Snipes in the Oscar Award film "Mo Better Blues" and has had a number one R&B Single "Harlem Blues".

Tue, Jun 18, 2019

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 5, Friday, 17 April 2020

The partial closure of the embassy has been extended to 30 April 2020. The issuance of visas has been suspended and anyone seeking a visa for travel deemed to be essential should submit their application to the Lusaka immigration authorities, with justification, for consideration...

Fri, Apr 17, 2020

Exhibiting at Carlisle Expo Centre

Diplomats join Colonel Musonda Ntenga in exhibiting at the Carlisle Expo Centre where 70 countries from different parts of the world participated. Colonel Ntenga is currently attending a course at the Army War College in Pennsylvania. Over 800 Residents turned up to sample various cultural dishes as well as to interact with the foreign students and diplomats.

Thu, Nov 2, 2017

Ambassador Mulonda commends Zambians in the Diaspora for medical supplies donation to Zambia

July 16, 2014 - Zambia's Ambassador to the United States Palan Mulonda has applauded some Zambians in the Diaspora for recognizing needs in Zambia and committing to providing support.

Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Government to rollout Diaspora Policy

Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, says Government will soon rollout the Diaspora Policy to engage Zambians living abroad to contribute to national development.

Mon, Nov 5, 2018

Good News On the Tourism Front in Zambia

The impact on the tourism industry of the West African Ebola crisis is visibly lessening. It is fair and seems timely to detail some of the good news that has been coming out of Zambia just recently.

Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Video of Financial Training Session Organized by Zambia Embassy Available Now

WASHINGTON, DC, 9 April 2024 – BC Holdings of Tennessee, led by Sidney and Sandra Curry, provided a comprehensive overview of financial education, emphasizing the importance of financial literacy and planning for retirement. They discussed the current state of income levels in Zambia, and offered strategies for managing debt and investing for long-term financial success...

Tue, Apr 9, 2024

Forbes Names Zambia in Top 7 Places to Visit as Top Billing of Zambia in World Media Continues

Washington D.C., Friday 17 January 2020 – Zambia’s global appeal as one of the world’s pristine tourist and safari destinations continues on an upward trend with the latest top review coming from renowned global media Forbes which has rated the country as one of the best 7 destinations to visit in 2020.

Fri, Jan 17, 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

Ambassador Mulonda interviewed on Focus Washington

On 4th March, 2014, His Excellency Palan Mulonda was featured on a television program titled “Focus on Washington” to discuss Zambia’s 50th independence, which falls on 24th October, 2014.

Fri, Mar 14, 2014

Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula Presents Credentials

Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula Presents Credentials to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Message from His Excellency Mr. Palan Mulonda on the Occasion of Zambia's 50th Independence Anniversary

I am honoured to share this message with you as we mark the 50th anniversary Independence celebration of our great country Zambia. I also bring you warm greetings from His Excellency President Michael Chilufya Sata who, on this day and at this time last year...

Fri, Oct 24, 2014

Welcome Remarks Delivered by Hon. Stanley K. Kakubo, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Zambia During the Summit for Democracy on Thursday, 30th March, 2023

“It is a great honour for me to welcome you to Zambia and indeed to Day 2 of the Summit for Democracy. ... We stand here on the cusp of something great, as Zambia co-hosts the 2023 Summit for Democracy, a journey that began in Washington D.C., where the idea was first mooted, spreading its wings all the way to Africa and the rest of the world...”

Mon, Apr 3, 2023

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

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

United States Government Toasts Zambia’s Independence

Washington D.C., Saturday, 24 October 2020 — The United States Government has joined in celebrating Zambia’s 56 years of independence with Secretary of State Michael Pompeo sending his country’s best wishes to the peace loving southern African nation.

Sat, Oct 24, 2020

Zambian Embassy Successfully Conducts U.S First Quarter Tourism Shows

The Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C has successfully participated in three largest annual travel and adventure tourism shows in the United States of America. Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S His Excellency Dr Ngosa Simbyakula S.C. says the Mission’s active participation in the shows has raised Zambia’s tourism profile to over 100,000 U.S. travel agents, tour operators and potential tourists who visited the country’s stand at the Travel and Adventure shows that have been held in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Sun, Feb 25, 2018

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