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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

Ambassador Kapambwe Hails the United States for Strong Support to Zambia, Showcases “Zambitious”

Washington D.C., Friday, 16 October 2020 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States H.E. Lazarous Kapambwe has hailed the US Government for its tremendous support to the country, support which he said had helped Zambia make tremendous progress in fighting malaria...

Fri, Oct 16, 2020

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.

Wed, Jan 24, 2018

Honduran President Porfirio Lobo Sosa has pledged to enhance bilateral relations with Zambia

May 16, 2013 - Honduran President Porfirio Lobo Sosa, speaking at the Presidential Palace in Tegucigalpa when Zambia’s Ambassador to Honduras Palan Mulonda presented his credentials, has pledged to enhance cooperation with Zambia in areas of agriculture and mining.

Thu, May 16, 2013

Bright Zambian Future, Rousing US Relations Elate Simbyakula

Washington D.C., 1st August 2019 – Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula has paid tribute to the US government for its support to Zambia and hailed the cadre of young Zambian leaders who just completed their tour of the USA as promising, talented and an inspirational lot who can greatly contribute to the country’s development. ...

Thu, Aug 1, 2019

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

The Zambian Embassy Refutes Visa Free Travel Policy To The US

WASHINGTON DC- Tuesday May 30th, 2017-The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C has refuted online media reports suggesting that United States President, Donald Trump has signed an executive order to allow all Zambian nationals travel to the United States without visas.
Zambia’s Charge´ D’Affaires to the USA Joseph Chilaizya says the Department of State in Washington DC has not communicated such information the Zambian Embassy.

Tue, May 30, 2017
Zambezi Magic - Baines River Camp

Baines River Camp in Zambia

Baines River Camp, just outside the unfenced Lower Zambezi National Park, commands spectacular views over the Zambezi River. Follow in the footsteps of famous artist and explorer Thomas Baines, who explored Zambia in the 19th century

Wed, Jun 7, 2017 Wed, Jun 7, 2017

Government To Pilot A Children First Software (CFS) Application

The Government has started piloting a Children First Software (CFS) application that will provide a database of the vulnerable people in the country in order for them to receive support from their households as opposed to being institutionalised in centers. Minister of Community Development and Social Services Emerine Kabanshi says the Government will next year implement the CFS program and share it with other regional countries in an effort to end institutionalisation of the underprivileged people in communities and children on the streets.

Mon, Nov 13, 2017

Ambassador Mulonda pledges support

March 16, 2014 - Following a recent trip to Oregon by Ambassador Mulonda and Counsellor (Political & Consular), the article below was released by InStove this month.

Sun, Mar 16, 2014

Director General of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO)

Director General of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO), Mr. Patrick Masambu paid a courtesy call on HE Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula at the Embassy on Wednesday April 24th,2019. Mr. Masambu briefed Dr. Simbyakula about the functions of ITSO and upcoming events.

Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Ambassador Palan Mulonda with Secretary of State, John Kerry at a holiday reception at State Department

Ambassador Palan Mulonda with John Kerry at a holiday reception at State Department on the 14th of January 2015.

Tue, Jan 27, 2015

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 7, Thursday, 30 April 2020: Request for Submission of Names by Zambian Nationals Who Are in the US for a Short Visit or Studies and Are Non-Permanent Residents But Had Flights Rescheduled/Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Government of the Republic of Zambia Is requesting Zambian nationals who are in the United States for a short visit or studies and are non-permanent residents but have had flights rescheduled or cancelled owing to the evolving COVID-19 situation to submit their names to the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C., with passport details, address and contact phone number in the United States. This information will assist in making repatriation arrangements back to Zambia.

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

42 Young Zambians Nominated For The 2017 Mandela Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy in Zambia has nominated 42 Zambians for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.

Mon, Aug 7, 2017

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

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