News & Announcements
Zambia’s “Yellow Fever-Free” Status Good for Tourism in 2015
Zambia received an early Christmas present when it was declared a yellow fever-free zone by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the run up to the end of year festivities.
|Wed, Feb 4, 2015
|Tue, Feb 3, 2015
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
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’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
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
Zambians in the USA celebrate Golden Jubilee
Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA Palan Mulonda has urged Zambians in the Diaspora to be united and speak with one voice if they are to excel.
|Tue, Oct 28, 2014
Zambians In The U.S Cautioned About Incoming Hurricane Florence
The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C. is advising its nationals in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland, to be on alert and monitor information on the impending Hurricane Florence expected to hit the regions soon.
|Wed, Sep 12, 2018
Zambian U.S. Mission Collaborates With Zambians In Chicago To Market Its Tourism At The Chicago Travel and Adventure Show
The Zambian Mission in the U.S. over the weekend joined forces with Zambians in Chicago to market its tourism potential to Over 30,000 attendees comprising of tour operators, travel agents and potential tourists at the 2018 Chicago Travel and Adventure Show. And the Zambian Heritage Association of Chicago (ZHAC) has welcomed the move by the Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C to engage the Association in supplementing the Mission’s efforts in showcasing the country’s tourism profile in Chicago, the third largest city in the U.S. ZHAC President Blair Siajunza has also hailed newly appointed... Read more...
|Mon, Feb 12, 2018
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
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
Zambian Embassy Successfully Conducts U.S First Quarter Tourism Shows
The Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C has successfully participated in three largest annual travel and adventure tourism shows in the United States of America. Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S His Excellency Dr Ngosa Simbyakula S.C. says the Mission’s active participation in the shows has raised Zambia’s tourism profile to over 100,000 U.S. travel agents, tour operators and potential tourists who visited the country’s stand at the Travel and Adventure shows that have been held in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles.
|Sun, Feb 25, 2018
Zambian Embassy Starts Processing Dual Citizenship In USA
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.
|Thu, Mar 29, 2018
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
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
Zambia's ambassador to the U.S. calls for an urgent gaps analysis on the needs for human capital infrastructure development in higher education
April 10, 2014 - Zambia's Ambassador to the United States, Palan Mulonda has called for an urgent gaps analysis on the needs for human capital infrastructure development in higher education.
|Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Zambia President Hichilema's Visit to Israel Should Translate into Meaningful Investments Says Israeli Ambassador
WASHINGTON, DC, 15 August 2023 - Israeli Ambassador to the United States of America Michael Herzog says the recent visit of President Hakainde Hichilema to Israel should translate into meaningful investments.
|Mon, Oct 2, 2023
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
Zambia participates in Passport DC 2014
May 7, 2014 - The Mission participated in Passport DC “Around the World” Embassy Tour on the 3rd of May 2014. Passport DC is an annual celebration of international cultures organised by Cultural Tourism DC. It showcases Washington DC’s embassies and cultural organizations with tours of more than seventy (70) embassies and numerous events which include street festivals, performances and exhibitions.
|Wed, May 7, 2014
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
Zambia Making Strides in Transforming Economy - World Bank
Washington D.C., Thursday, June 25, 2020 — The World Bank Group (WBG) says Zambia has made significant strides to transform its economy through use of technology and that the application of various digital platforms in national economic governance had set the country on a path to attaining its economic goals as set out in Vision 2030.
|Thu, Jun 25, 2020