News & Announcements
Embassy of Zambia tourism newsletter
|Wed, Jul 6, 2016
|Wed, Jul 6, 2016
COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 7, Thursday, 30 April 2020: Request for Submission of Names by Zambian Nationals Who Are in the US for a Short Visit or Studies and Are Non-Permanent Residents But Had Flights Rescheduled/Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
The Government of the Republic of Zambia Is requesting Zambian nationals who are in the United States for a short visit or studies and are non-permanent residents but have had flights rescheduled or cancelled owing to the evolving COVID-19 situation to submit their names to the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C., with passport details, address and contact phone number in the United States. This information will assist in making repatriation arrangements back to Zambia.
|Thu, Apr 30, 2020
Government To Pilot A Children First Software (CFS) Application
The Government has started piloting a Children First Software (CFS) application that will provide a database of the vulnerable people in the country in order for them to receive support from their households as opposed to being institutionalised in centers. Minister of Community Development and Social Services Emerine Kabanshi says the Government will next year implement the CFS program and share it with other regional countries in an effort to end institutionalisation of the underprivileged people in communities and children on the streets.
|Mon, Nov 13, 2017
Ambassador Dr. Simbyakula Presents Credentials to the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada
Ambassador Dr. Simbyakula presented credentials to the president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada on the 4th of July 2018
|Tue, Jul 10, 2018
Zambians in the USA celebrate Golden Jubilee
Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA Palan Mulonda has urged Zambians in the Diaspora to be united and speak with one voice if they are to excel.
|Tue, Oct 28, 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
COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 1, Friday, 20 March 2020: Important Consular Notice
The embassy is limiting the number of in-person interviews for passport renewals, visa applications and related matters to less than five clients per day. Visa applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by postage mail.
|Fri, Mar 20, 2020
42 Young Zambians Nominated For The 2017 Mandela Fellowship
The U.S. Embassy in Zambia has nominated 42 Zambians for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.
|Mon, Aug 7, 2017
Zambia participates in Passport DC 2014
May 7, 2014 - The Mission participated in Passport DC “Around the World” Embassy Tour on the 3rd of May 2014. Passport DC is an annual celebration of international cultures organised by Cultural Tourism DC. It showcases Washington DC’s embassies and cultural organizations with tours of more than seventy (70) embassies and numerous events which include street festivals, performances and exhibitions.
|Wed, May 7, 2014
Zambian Embassy Starts Processing Dual Citizenship In USA
The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C has started processing applications for Dual Citizenship for Zambians living in the United States of America. Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula S.C., made the announcement at the launch of the Association of Zambians in Dallas and Fort-Worth Texas. Dr. Simbyakula said the Embassy has received Bestowal of Citizenship application forms (Form VII) from Lusaka to facilitate restoration of Citizenship for citizens who lost their Zambian citizenship upon acquisition of citizenship of another country.
|Thu, Mar 29, 2018
Zambia appeals for human capital infrastructure support for newly constructed universities.
September 30, 2014-Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States Palan Mulonda has appealed to the academic community in New Mexico to provide human capital and soft infrastructure to universities under construction in Zambia.
|Wed, Oct 1, 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
Investing in Climate and Environment Key Steps in Reducing Extreme Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity – World Bank President
Washington D.C., Thursday, 3rd October 2019 – World Bank President David Malpass says investing in the climate and the environment were key steps in reducing extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity among nations.
|Thu, Oct 3, 2019
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
|Tue, Jun 13, 2017
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
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
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
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
COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 8, Tuesday, 28 July 2020: Revised Screening at International Airports and Entry Procedures into Zambia
Washington D.C. — This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that the Government of the Republic of Zambia in responding to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic has issued revised guidelines which took effect Monday July 27 2020.
|Tue, Jul 28, 2020