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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

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

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

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

Rule of law crucial for foreign direct investment to Zambia

May 1, 2013 - Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States Palan Mulonda say the judiciary plays a critical role in upholding the rule of law which is a critical parameter for foreign direct investment.

Wed, May 1, 2013

Dr Simbyakula presents Letters of Credence to Belize Governor General, pays courtesy call on Prime Minister

Belize City, Thursday 19 September 2019 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States - with extra accreditation to Belize- Dr Ngosa Simbyakula on Wednesday presented his Letters of Credence to the Central American nation’s Governor General Sir Colville Young and paid a courtesy call on The Right Honorable Prime Minister Dr Dean Barrow in the commercial capital of Belize City.

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

President Trump Meets Ambassador Kapambwe, Reiterates US Support to Zambia

Washington D.C., Tuesday, July 21, 2020 — United States President Donald J. Trump has met Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA, Lazarous Kapambwe at the White House in Washington D.C. and reiterated US support to Zambia in fighting the COVID-19.

Wed, Jul 22, 2020

Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula Calls For Closer Ties With Zambian Associations In The USA

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula has urged U.S Zambian Associations to work closely with the Embassy in Washington D.C to enhance the welfare of Zambians living in the United States of America. Dr. Simbyakula says Embassies are not only established to maintain and foster bilateral relations but also to promote and protect the interests of its nationals in their host countries.

Wed, Dec 13, 2017

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

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

New H.E Ambassador Of Niger Abdullah Wafy Pays Courtesy Call on H.E Ambassador Dr. Simbyakula

New H.E Ambassador Of Niger Abdullah Wafy Pays Courtesy Call on H.E Ambassador Dr. Simbyakula on May 8th 2019.

Fri, May 10, 2019

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

Diaspora Survey Link

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is in the process of formulating a Diaspora Policy. As part of the policy formulation process, the Ministry has developed a Diaspora Survey.
All Zambians in the Diaspora are encouraged to respond to the survey that is on the link below:

Thu, Jul 23, 2015

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

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

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
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

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

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