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Zambia Attracts 800 Visitors at Travel Show

February 25, 2014 - The Zambia booth has recorded an estimated 800 visitors at the just ended 10th Annual Travel and Adventure Show held at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Tue, Feb 25, 2014
Launch of University of Zambia (UNZA) Alumni and Friends of UNZA Foundation

UNZA USA Alumni Launched

The University of Zambia has officially launched the United States of America UNZA Alumni Relations Foundation in Washington DC. The Government of the District of Columbia through the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs Corporations Division issued the Certificate of Registration signed by Superintendent of Corporation Patricia Grays.

Tue, Sep 18, 2018

Dwight Einsenhover Gala Dinner

Since 1984, BCIU’s members and special guests assemble annually in New York to celebrate the partnerships that encourage international trade and diplomacy. Since 2003, BCIU honors a distinguished member of the business community who embodies outstanding leadership and achievement in the international arena with the prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Global Leadership Award, named for their founder.

Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Led by the Zambia Embassy, Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) Meets with Los Angeles Mayor's Office, Business Community and Chamber of Commerce

The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA), led by the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia, Washington DC, had meetings with the Office of the Mayor, Los Angeles, the business community and the LA Chamber of Commerce on 27 and 28 September 2023.

The meeting at the Mayor's office which was led by the Deputy Mayor International Affairs, Erin Bromaghim brought together stakeholders from the U.S. Department of Commerce, a Venture Capital firm, the Chairperson of the LA Lusaka sister company committee, and officials from the LA city department of International Affairs, amongst others.

Mon, Oct 2, 2023

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 4, Friday, 27 March 2020: Travel Advisory

Following the evolving situation on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Government of the Republic of Zambia has issued a Travel Advisory as follows: ...

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

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

Local Government and Housing Minister arrives for the 2014 Sanitation and Water for All High Level Meeting

April 10, 2014 - Local Government and Housing Minister, Emmanuel Chenda has arrived in the US capital for a two day sanitation and water for all high level meeting.

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

$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

Notice No. 12, Tuesday, 29 March 2022: Invitation to Participate in the Lusaka Business Indaba and Expo

The Government of the Republic of Zambia through the Lusaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry on behalf of the business community in Lusaka will be hosting a Business Indaba and Expo under the theme “Creating Opportunities to Access Finance and Markets Linkages” on the 27th May, 2022.

The Objective of the Indaba and Expo is to explore avenues and unveil opportunities through which business entities and potential investors can benefit from knowledge gained on how to access finance and new and existing markets in Lusaka.

Tue, Mar 29, 2022

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

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

Luiwa in Zambia Is A Treat For All The Senses

This family run business offers a comprehensive range of locations in Zambia (The Victoria Falls and South Luangwa National Park)

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 Wed, Feb 15, 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

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

Heed New United States COVID-19 Travel Requirements – Ambassador Kapambwe

Washington D.C., Tuesday, 2 February 2020 — …travelers to the US need negative COVID-19 test and documentation of recovery issued by licensed health officer…

Tue, Feb 2, 2021

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

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

Jessie Chisi, Zambia's Film Director, Screenwriter and Entrepreneur

Jessie Chisi is a Film Director, Screenwriter and Entrepreneur. She is unique and self-motivated young woman in the field of filmmaking. She is a founder of Zambia Short Film Festival and young cinema in Zambia through which she trains 35 young filmmakers and entrepreneurs each year as way of eradicating youth unemployment. She believes film has the power to bring change and create sustainable industries.

Fri, Jul 10, 2015 Fri, Jul 10, 2015

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

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

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