News & Announcements
Investing in Climate and Environment Key Steps in Reducing Extreme Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity – World Bank President
Washington D.C., Thursday, 3rd October 2019 – World Bank President David Malpass says investing in the climate and the environment were key steps in reducing extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity among nations.
|Thu, Oct 3, 2019
African Union launches Radio Station for African Ambassadors in USA
The African Union Mission in the United States of America has launched a Radio Station for the African
|Tue, Jun 13, 2017
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
President Hichilema Addresses the Global Leadership Council and the Rockefeller Foundation on Providing Electricity to Off-the-Grid Rural Areas
President Hakainde Hichilema on 21st September 2023 addressed (virtually) the Global Leadership Council and members of the Rockefeller Foundation gathered in New York on providing electricity to rural areas that are off the main grid.
|Mon, Oct 2, 2023
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
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.
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
Notice No.13, Monday 4 April, 2022: USAID Grants Programs - DEVELOPMENT INNOVATION VENTURES (DIV)
The Mission wishes to draw your attention to the USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) programme which is a USAID open innovation fund that invests in breakthrough solutions to some of the world’s toughest development challenges. DIV provides flexible grant funding to test new ideas, build evidence of what works, and solutions that could impact millions of lives at a fraction of the usual costs. The window for the annual USAID - DIV grant opened in November, 2021 and closes in October, 2022.
|Mon, Apr 4, 2022
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
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
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
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
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.
|Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Health, Hon. Emerine Kabanshi says government is committed to reducing child and maternal mortality in Zambia
June 30, 2014 - Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Health, Hon. Emerine Kabanshi says her government is committed to reducing incidences of Maternal and child mortality in the county.
|Mon, Jun 30, 2014
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
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