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Zambia: CNN Travel's 20 best places to visit in 2020

CNN, Wed, Jan 1, 2020 - Jaw-dropping national parks and awe-inspiring wildlife characterize this beautiful southern African country. With more than 30% of the country's land reserved for national parks, a visit to Zambia encourages you to get up close with nature.

CNNWed, Jan 1, 2020 Thu, Jan 2, 2020

The unrivaled Zambian culture

An amalgam of traditions, norms and values of a diverse people from over 70 ethnic groups make up the Zambian culture.

Lusaka TimesMon, Jun 13, 2016 Mon, Jun 13, 2016
WATCH: Angry Hippo Charges Tour Boat  in Zambia

Speedy hippo chases tour boat in Zambia

A safari tour guide in Zambia had a big surprise when travelling on his boat after a huge hippo started to chase it at high speed.

The guide in South Luangwa National Park had to speed up the boat as the hippo launched itself out of the water.

Hippos are big creatures and can be easily angered. They can move very quickly and can be very dangerous.

Fortunately the boat proved too quick and everyone got away safely.

Children's BBC (CBBC)Thu, Jan 15, 2015 Wed, Jan 21, 2015

InStove Leaps Forward in Building Relations with Zambia

Recently, InStove hosted Palan Mulonda, Zambian Ambassador to the United States, during his visit to Cottage Grove. InStove was honored to have His Excellency tour our facility and learn about the factory-in-a-box model that we are taking steps to implement in Zambia this year.

InStoveThu, Feb 27, 2014 Thu, Feb 27, 2014

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

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

10 of the best African safaris

The Lower Zambezi in Zambia has recently become far more popular with those that want a truly remote luxury safari, and don’t want to see another soul. Here you may bump into one game drive vehicle, but you probably won’t. You will experience some of the finest game viewing in Africa, and the camp is exceptionally luxurious but incredibly relaxed so you always feel at home. The Lower Zambezi is all about the experience so get out of the car and walk, canoe, boat and explore anyway you like.

Fri, Mar 27, 2015 Tue, Apr 7, 2015

Applications To Restore Citizenship By Zambians In The USA Starts

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.

Wed, Mar 21, 2018

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
Ambassadors Group (AAG) in Washington D.C.

Tue, Jun 13, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Will Smith In Livingstone Zambia

WILL Smith just bungee jumped Off the famous Victoria Falls Bridge, with a spectacular backdrop of the majestic Victoria Falls. #SuperbZambia

Thu, Mar 9, 2017 Thu, Mar 9, 2017

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

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