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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

Luiwa in Zambia Is A Treat For All The Senses

This family run business offers a comprehensive range of locations in Zambia (The Victoria Falls and South Luangwa National Park)

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

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

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

Dwight Einsenhover Gala Dinner

Since 1984, BCIU’s members and special guests assemble annually in New York to celebrate the partnerships that encourage international trade and diplomacy. Since 2003, BCIU honors a distinguished member of the business community who embodies outstanding leadership and achievement in the international arena with the prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Global Leadership Award, named for their founder.

Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Jessie Chisi, Zambia's Film Director, Screenwriter and Entrepreneur

Jessie Chisi is a Film Director, Screenwriter and Entrepreneur. She is unique and self-motivated young woman in the field of filmmaking. She is a founder of Zambia Short Film Festival and young cinema in Zambia through which she trains 35 young filmmakers and entrepreneurs each year as way of eradicating youth unemployment. She believes film has the power to bring change and create sustainable industries.

Fri, Jul 10, 2015 Fri, Jul 10, 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

Zambia never hides debt, it’s sustainable and being serviced – Mwanakatwe

WASHINGTON DC, USA, Saturday, 21 April 2018 – The Minister of Finance Honourable Margaret Mwanakatwe has assured Zambians and the international community that Zambia does not and will never hide its debt.

Mon, Apr 23, 2018

$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

US Embassy “Sells” Zambian Gems in Jewel of Africa Gem and Jewelry Show

Washington D.C., Tuesday, 5th November 2019 – The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C next month hosts the Jewel of Africa Gem and Jewelry exhibition with a view to expanding the country’s share of the American and global multi-billion Jewelry trade.

Tue, Nov 5, 2019

Government set to launch ENT Strategic Plan

WASHINGTON DC- SUNDAY July 16, 2017-First Lady Esther Lungu has announced that Government has developed an Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Strategic Plan that feeds into the national health plan.

Tue, Jul 18, 2017

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

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

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

AU TV Station

Tue, Nov 14, 2017 Tue, Nov 14, 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

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

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