News & Announcements
Roundtable on Zambia's Leadership in Sustainable Development and Climate Change Resilience
August 8, 2014 - On the occasion of the US-Africa Leaders Summit, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) had the honor of hosting a roundtable dialogue with the Vice President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Dr. Guy Scott, to discuss environmental sustainability considerations in Zambia’s economic development.
|Fri, Aug 8, 2014
Annual Meetings – 14-20 October 2019 Washington D.C. Registration Now Open
Washington D.C., Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 – Registration for the World Bank Annual Meetings is NOW OPEN. The meetings and related events, seminars, and meetings will be held in Washington, D.C. from Monday, October 14, through Sunday, October 20.
|Wed, Oct 2, 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
Welcome Remarks Delivered by Hon. Stanley K. Kakubo, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Zambia During the Summit for Democracy on Thursday, 30th March, 2023
“It is a great honour for me to welcome you to Zambia and indeed to Day 2 of the Summit for Democracy. ... We stand here on the cusp of something great, as Zambia co-hosts the 2023 Summit for Democracy, a journey that began in Washington D.C., where the idea was first mooted, spreading its wings all the way to Africa and the rest of the world...”
|Mon, Apr 3, 2023
COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 10, Wednesday, 30 December 2020: Important Consular/Travel Notice
In light of the evolving situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic, the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia in Washington, D.C. wishes to advise travelers and those planning to visit Zambia for tourism, business or any other undertakings that there has been no change to Zambia’s current visa regime and that all types of travelers are free to visit Zambia. Depending on the travelers’ nationality, he/she may enter Zambia without a visa, obtain the visa on arrival or from a Zambian Mission abroad or apply for an e-Visa.
|Wed, Dec 30, 2020
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
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
President Hichilema, VP Harris Confer at White House
Washington D.C., Wednesday 22 September 2021 – President Hakainde Hichilema Wednesday met with Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House as Zambia and the United States of America exchanged strong commitments to further the abiding ties between the two countries and to further strengthen democracy.
|Thu, Sep 23, 2021
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
Five Reasons To Visit Zambia Now
Spot The Leopard - South Luangwa National Park has one of the highest density of big game anywhere in Africa, and is a famous destination for leopard sightings.
|Thu, Aug 20, 2015
|Thu, Aug 20, 2015
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
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
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
Lusaka, as an investment destination
Lusaka, Zambia’s heartland and capital city is the country’s chief administrative centre and a major financial, transportation, and manufacturing hub. Lusaka is one of the fastest growing cities in the SADC region with a population that stands at 1,461,000, this according to the Southern African cities network.
|Mon, Mar 2, 2015
|Mon, Mar 2, 2015
Trump's Administration To Continue With AGOA
PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s administration considers Africa as a priority economic partner and will continue implementing the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), two senior United States (US) government officials have said.
|Times of ZambiaMon, Aug 7, 2017
|Mon, Aug 7, 2017
InStove Collaboration Brings Zambian Ambassador, Cottage Grove Mayor, Together
InStove, which produces and develops cleaner cooking technologies, is drawing international figures to Cottage Grove. This Week, Zambian Ambassador, His Excellency Palan Mulonda met with researchers, and government officials, including Cottage Grove Mayor Thomas Munroe.
|KLCC 89.7 FMThu, Feb 20, 2014
|Thu, Feb 20, 2014