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A Team From The Bush Institute's First Ladies Initiative Meets With The Zambian Diplomats

A Team from the Bush Institute's First Ladies Initiative met with H.E Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, Counselor Economics and First Secretary Tourism on the 8th of May 2019.

The Bush Institute's First Ladies Initiative engages and supports first ladies in using their unique platform to improve lives in their countries and around the world.

Fri, May 10, 2019

Kapishya Hot Springs - Zambia

Kapishya Hot Springs- These are found on the Shiwa Ng'andu Estate built in the early 20th century. The hot springs are natural sulfur-free springs heated to a luxurius 41 degree celsius.

Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Ambassador Kapambwe Commends US-Based Zambians for Support to Country’s Development

Washington D.C., Monday, July 27, 2020 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Lazarous Kapambwe says Zambians in the diaspora play a pivotal role in supporting their families and communities adding that the spirit of togetherness and supporting projects of common interest to Zambia could enhance their contribution to the country’s development.

Mon, Jul 27, 2020

U.S Government Pledges Strong Partnership In Helping Zambia Address Its Challenges

The United States Government has pledged to continue its strong partnership in helping Zambia address the many challenges it faces, particularly in the area of health through the President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR/Emergency Plan). U.S Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon has also reiterated President Donald Trump’s reaffirmation at this year’s United Nations General Assembly to the fight against HIV/AIDS where he singled out Zambia as one of the countries that have made strides in fighting the disease. Mr. Shannon says, for this reason, the U.S is... Read more...

Fri, Dec 22, 2017

Zambian national Dr Anthony Ng’oma awarded the Scientist of the Year award in the United States

February 12, 2014 - 2014 Scientist of the Year award winner Dr Anthony Ng'oma has called for increased support to young people to develop interest in the science field.

Dr Ng'oma noted that although producing amazing scientific and technological inventions is awesome, there was nothing more powerful than helping to create a new breed of scientists and engineers.

Dr Ng'oma was speaking at the Wardman Park Marriott Hotel in Washington DC when he received the Scientist of the year award at the Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) awards.

Wed, Feb 12, 2014

Zambia Day-KID Museum

Discover Kuomboka, the Zambian rainy-season ceremony, with hands-on activities for the whole family: build a Nalikwanda boat with our 3D printers, use a scroll saw to create an elephant puzzle, make a Lozi hat, try on traditional dress, and more.

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 Fri, Mar 3, 2017

Gemstone Jeweler showcases Zambian Jewelry in the US

Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA Palan Mulonda has commended Zambian Gemstone Jeweler Rashmi Sharma for placing Zambia on the international map through marketing Zambian gemstones in the United States.

Ambassador Mulonda observed that Zambia gemstones were known, appreciated and sought after through roadshows such as the one being held in various states in the US.

Tue, Dec 23, 2014

USA Increases Financial Support to Zambia, Provides US$1.87 Million COVID-19 Financing

Washington D.C., Wednesday, 1 April 2020 – The United States is providing Zambia $1.87 million in immediate health assistance, funding which will augment Government interventions against the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is a huge boost to the country’s COVID-19 response and will scale up programs and projects in risk communication, water and sanitation, infection prevention and control and public health messaging.

Wed, Apr 1, 2020

It Will Be Quite A Different UN General Assembly This Year

President Edgar Lungu will join other world leaders and dignitaries from 193 countries at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York, for a week of speeches, debates, and side meetings.

Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Finance minister arrives in the USA for the 2014 Spring Meetings

April 9, 2014 - Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has arrived in the US capital, Washington DC to attend the 2014 International Monetary Fund (IMF)/ World Bank spring meetings.

Wed, Apr 9, 2014

Unique Lodges of the world

The Luangwa River is one of southern Africa’s major life forces, meandering some 500 miles through Zambia before spilling into the great Zambezi. It is a river that changes course with ease, leaving a trail of oxbow lakes and watering holes across a wilderness now known as South Luangwa National Park.

Wed, Jul 15, 2015 Wed, Jul 15, 2015

President Edgar Lungu confers with Dr Ngosa Simbyakula

President Edgar Lungu confers with Zambia's Ambassador to the U.S. Dr Ngosa Simbyakula S.C., at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

Government says projected growth prospect for next year is attainable

October 11th, 2014 - Ministry of Finance Secretary to the Treasury, Fredson Yamba says projected growth prospects for 2015 are attainable.
Mr. Yamba observed that going forward government will focus on fiscal consolidation and reduction in the deficit adding that government will restrict its borrowing.

Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Chief Justice Mambilima Concludes World Bank Working Week, Judiciary Signs MoU with US Centre for State Courts and Digitized Courts on Path to Enhanced Justice Delivery System

Washington D.C., Wednesday, 13th November 2019 – Chief Justice Irene Mambilima has hailed the World Bank Group's 2019 Law, Justice, & Development (LJD) Week as exciting and a success and announced that the United States National Centre for State Courts and the Judiciary of Zambia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

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

Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula paying a courtesy call on Zambia's Ambassador to the U.S. His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C. at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C.

Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula paying a courtesy call on Zambia's Ambassador to the U.S. His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C. at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C.

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Local nonprofit gets special thank you from Zambian ambassador

Mon, Jun 3, 2019 Mon, Jun 3, 2019

Bright Zambian Future, Rousing US Relations Elate Simbyakula

Washington D.C., 1st August 2019 – Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula has paid tribute to the US government for its support to Zambia and hailed the cadre of young Zambian leaders who just completed their tour of the USA as promising, talented and an inspirational lot who can greatly contribute to the country’s development. ...

Thu, Aug 1, 2019

The Zambian Embassy Refutes Visa Free Travel Policy To The US

WASHINGTON DC- Tuesday May 30th, 2017-The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C has refuted online media reports suggesting that United States President, Donald Trump has signed an executive order to allow all Zambian nationals travel to the United States without visas.
Zambia’s Charge´ D’Affaires to the USA Joseph Chilaizya says the Department of State in Washington DC has not communicated such information the Zambian Embassy.

Tue, May 30, 2017

Ambassador Kapambwe Hails the United States for Strong Support to Zambia, Showcases “Zambitious”

Washington D.C., Friday, 16 October 2020 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States H.E. Lazarous Kapambwe has hailed the US Government for its tremendous support to the country, support which he said had helped Zambia make tremendous progress in fighting malaria...

Fri, Oct 16, 2020

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