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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

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

Local nonprofit gets special thank you from Zambian ambassador

Mon, Jun 3, 2019 Mon, Jun 3, 2019

Agriculture Minister Robert Sichinga markets Zambia to the Corporate Council on Africa on Investment opportunities in the Agricultural sector

February 12, 2014 - Agriculture and Livestock Minister Robert Sichinga, has called foreign investment into the agricultural sector saying the country is open to lease land in the various farming blocks in the country.

Wed, Feb 12, 2014

A Delegation From The Copperbelt University Pays A Courtesy Call On The Embassy

A delegation from the Copperbelt University in Kitwe, Zambia paid a courtesy call at the Zambia Embassy in Washington, DC.
The delegation is in the United States for a series of meetings with partner academic and research institutions with whom they collaborate with and to establish new links.

They also met with members of the Copperbelt University Alumni based in the USA.

Fri, May 10, 2019

First Zambian Caine Prize Winner Writer Namwali Serpell Reads Excerpts From Her Book At The Library of Congress

First Secretary (Tourism) and First Secretary (Press) attended a reading by Namwali Serpell at the Library of Congress. Zambian writer Namwali read selections of her work and participated in a moderated discussion with Laverne Page, Area Specialist in the African and Middle Eastern Division.

Tue, Mar 15, 2016

Diaspora Remittances Survey

PRESS RELEASE The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia wishes to inform all Zambians living in the Diaspora that a Diaspora Remittances Survey will be conducted from 8th to 23rd April 2021.

Mon, Apr 12, 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 8, Tuesday, 28 July 2020: Revised Screening at International Airports and Entry Procedures into Zambia

Washington D.C. — This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that the Government of the Republic of Zambia in responding to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic has issued revised guidelines which took effect Monday July 27 2020.

Tue, Jul 28, 2020

African-American Diaspora To Host The 2018 Africa Homecoming Conference

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C., says Zambia supports the African Union’s stance to harness the efforts of people of African descent all over the world to invest in African countries. Dr. Simbyakula says the African Union diaspora division serves as the focal point and hub for implementing the decision to invite and encourage the African Diaspora to participate in the building and development of the African continent. He says the African diaspora in the U.S., therefore, serves as a catalyst for rebuilding the global African family in the service of the... Read more...

Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Lands Minister says land audit will enable Zambians acquire title and empower them

March 27, 2014 - Minster of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Hon. Mwansa Kapeya says land audit by government will enable Zambians acquire title deeds and further enable them access loans.

Thu, Mar 27, 2014
Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S hails Young African Leaders

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S hails Young African Leaders

WASHINGTON DC- THURSDAY, August 2, 2018 – Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States of America His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula has hailed the U.S government for empowering leadership among the young people through programmes such as the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (YALI).

Thu, Aug 2, 2018

Thornicroft Giraffe - Made in Zambia

Did you know that the thornicroft giraffe is only found in Zambia?

Tue, Jan 6, 2015

IMF, World Bank Call for Halt to Debt Servicing as COVID-19 Drives African Economies Into Recession

Washington D.C., Friday, 10 April 2020 – The IMF and World Bank have called for a halt to debt servicing for the world’s poorest countries as the World Bank Group latest report revealed that sub-Saharan Africa was going into recession with initially projected 2020 growth adversely affected by the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Fri, Apr 10, 2020

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Commends Zambia’s Regional Peace Efforts

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has commended Zambia’s efforts in fostering peace and security in the region. Mr. Tillerson has also hailed Zambia’s democratic credentials which have been witnessed smooth transitions resulting in the country’s vision for achieving broad economic growth. In his congratulatory message of Zambia’s 53rd Independence Day Celebrations, Mr. Tillerson says over the last 53 years, Zambia has continued with its development as a nation that shares many common values and interests with the United States.

Sat, Oct 28, 2017

Zambian Embassy Determined To Raise The Country's Economic Profile

Zambia’s Ambassador to the US His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula says he will priorities raising of Zambia’s economic profile in order to attract more foreign investment in the country. The Ambassador said said this when Executive Vice-President of Walmart for Africa, India and Latin America Mr. Enrique Ostale called on him at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C.

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Bank of Zambia Governor named Central Bank Governor of the year.

October 10th, 2014 - Bank of Zambia Governor, Dr Michael Gondwe has been awarded the prestigious award of Central Bank Governor of the year at the Africa Investments and Business Forum Awards.

Tue, Oct 14, 2014

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