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$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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Zambia Among African Countries to Benefit from White House, State Department Funding for Women Entrepreneurs

Washington D.C., Friday, 21st February 2020 – Advisor to United States President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump has announced a new partnership in support of a White House initiative that will expand support to women entrepreneurs with a total of US$10million being made available beginning 2020 to most promising women entrepreneurs in Zambia and nine other African countries.

Wed, Feb 26, 2020

Dual Citizenship Approved

The Government of the Republic of Zambia has implemented the dual citizenship clause for Zambians in the diaspora who acquired citizenship of another country.

Mon, Aug 7, 2017

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

Lands Minister arrives in Cancun for global environment meeting

May 27, 2014 - Minister of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Hon. Mwansa Kapeya arrived in Cancun, Mexico to lead a Zambian delegation to the 5th Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly.

Tue, May 27, 2014

Delegation showcases Zambia at Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit

The Zambian delegation successfully participated and showcased Zambia at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) that took place from 24-26 June, 2018...

Fri, Jun 29, 2018
Zambezi Magic - Baines River Camp

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

Golden Jubilee Celebrations in the USA

October 27th, 2014 - Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA Palan Mulonda has commended the US for her support to Zambia during the last 50 years.
The Zambian envoy has also commended Zambians in the diaspora for flying the Zambian flag high in the US.

Tue, Oct 28, 2014

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