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Ambassador Kapambwe Joins Secretaries Azar II, Pompeo in Geneva Consensus Declaration Ceremony

Washington D.C., Wednesday, 21 October 2020 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States H.E. Lazarous Kapambwe will join US Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex M. Azar II and the United States Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo as Zambia unites with many other countries for the ceremonial signing of the Geneva Consensus Declaration on Thursday 22nd October in Washington D.C.

Wed, Oct 21, 2020

U.S. House of Representative Passes AGOA And Millennium Challenge Account Modernization Act

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S. His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C. has urged the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry to expedite the finalization process of the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) national strategy. Dr. Simbyakula says this will help Zambia maximize the preferential U.S. market access that the country has enjoyed under AGOA.

Fri, Jan 26, 2018

Ambassador Kanyama Speaks at “Shifting Mindsets for Entrepreneurial Success” Conference in Atlanta

WASHINGTON, DC., Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States Mr. Chibamba Kanyama, says there is need to recognize the challenges Zambia is facing in trying to revitalize its economy.

Mon, Oct 2, 2023

First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba Sata conferred with the ACOG Honorary Fellowship Award in New Orleans, Louisiana

May 9, 2014 - First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba-Sata has been conferred with the American Collage of Obstetricians and Gynecologist (ACOG) Honorary Fellowship Award in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Thu, May 9, 2013

International Org Project C.U.R.E Commends First Lady, Pledges Continued Partnership

Washington D.C., Thursday, 22nd August 2019 – Project CURE, one of the largest nonprofit humanitarian relief organizations in the world has commended First Lady Esther Lungu for her dedication to uplifting the lives of Zambians and pledged continued partnership with her. ...

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Edgar Lungu's Official Visit To Zimbabwe

Zambia and Zimbabwe seek strong diplomatic and bilateral relations following an official state visit by newly elected Zambian President Edgar Lungu to the neighboring Southern African country, according to the Zambian presidential press secretary, Amos Chanda.

Sat, Feb 7, 2015

Ambassador Kapambwe Commends US Diaspora Community for COVID-19 Fight Support

Washington D.C., Monday, May 18, 2020 – Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Lazarous Kapambwe has expressed profound gratitude to the Zambian community in the United States for their generous donation of various medical equipment to Government to support the state’s efforts in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mon, May 18, 2020

Zambia’s Emerald Described As The Best Gemstone In The World

The Jewel of Africa has described Zambia’s trade agreement with the United States of America under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) as a success story for the country’s gemstone industry. Jewel of Africa Director of Sales and Marketing Rashmi Sharma says her company will continue to maximize the trade incentives that AGOA provides for the U.S to market various gemstone from Zambia.

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Western Provincial Administration to host Tourism, Trade and Investment Expo from 19th to 25th September, 2022

The Expo is an initiative of the Western Provincial Administration designed to provide a framework and showcase of opportunities for investment to spur economic development, encourage entrepreneurship, value addition and trade in the Province to achieve sustainable development and inclusive growth.

Thu, May 12, 2022

Zambia Participates in the New York Times Travel Show

March 10, 2014 - The Zambian Mission in Washington DC participated in the New York Times Travel Show from 28th February 2014 to 2nd March 2014.

Mon, Mar 10, 2014

President of Western New Mexico University,Dr. Joseph D. Shepard Pays Courtesy Call On Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula

President of Western New Mexico University, Dr. Joseph D. Shepard paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula. Dr. Shepard briefed Dr. Simbyakula about the various academic programs that Western New Mexico University offers

Thu, May 2, 2019

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

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 2, Sunday, 22 March 2020

Following various developments regarding the coronavirus pandemic, particularly the surging cases of infections and subsequent travel restrictions and cancellations of flights by several airlines, all Zambian nationals are advised to ...

Sun, Mar 22, 2020

DLL Financial Services Expands Micro-leasing Program To Zambia

A global asset-based financial solutions provider, De Lage Landen (DLL) Financial Services, in collaboration with the Rabobank Foundation, is expanding its micro-leasing program from Rwanda and Kenya to Zambia.

Tue, Aug 8, 2017

Zambia’s founding President KK dies

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - It is with deep sorrow and sadness that we inform you of the passing of our beloved founding father, icon and global statesman, His Excellency Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia. Dr. Kaunda, who was admitted to Maina Soko Medical Centre in Lusaka, died peacefully Thursday afternoon June 17, 2021 at 14:30 hours. He was 97.

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

Finance Minister says Zambia's economy on the move as seen with the oversubscribed bond

April 11, 2014 - Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda says the recently oversubscribed bond is proof that international investors have confidence in the Zambian economy.

Fri, Apr 11, 2014

Presentaion on Zambia's Investment Opportunities

Charity Zulu-Mkandawire, the embassy's First Secretary-Trade, recently gave a presentation on Zambia's investment opportunities.

Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Ministry of Foreign affairs PS receives submissions from the Zambia Diaspora for Diaspora Policy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Mr. Chalwe Lombe says government recognizes the diaspora as key stakeholders in the country’s development.

Wed, Jul 22, 2015 Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Address to the Nation by the Secretary to Cabinet of the Republic of Zambia, Dr. Roland Msiska

Fellow countrymen and women, As you are aware, His Excellency Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia has been receiving medical attention in London,in the United Kingdom. He left Zambia with the first lady and other close members of the family on October 20, 2014. However, it is with a very heavy heart that I address you today...

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

Finance Minister Dr. Bwalya Ng’andu Concludes 2019 IMF/WBG Meetings

Washington D.C., Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 – Finance Minister Dr Bwalya Ng’andu on Monday left Washington D.C after attending the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group (WBG) meetings. Dr Ng’andu said the meetings with the IMF and WBG were “straightforward and candid” and have laid a firm foundation which should be able to create a basis for continued cooperation.

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

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