News & Announcements
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
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
Ambassador Dr. Simbyakula Presents Credentials to the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada
Ambassador Dr. Simbyakula presented credentials to the president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada on the 4th of July 2018
|Tue, Jul 10, 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
COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 1, Friday, 20 March 2020: Important Consular Notice
The embassy is limiting the number of in-person interviews for passport renewals, visa applications and related matters to less than five clients per day. Visa applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by postage mail.
|Fri, Mar 20, 2020
President Hichilema Participates in Discussion Led by U.S. Institute of Peace CEO, Lise Grande
Washington D.C., Thursday, 23 September 2021 – President Hichilema took part in a discussion led by the Chief Executive Officer of the United States of America Institute of Peace, Ambassador Lise Grande.
|Thu, Sep 23, 2021
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
10 of the best African safaris
The Lower Zambezi in Zambia has recently become far more popular with those that want a truly remote luxury safari, and don’t want to see another soul. Here you may bump into one game drive vehicle, but you probably won’t. You will experience some of the finest game viewing in Africa, and the camp is exceptionally luxurious but incredibly relaxed so you always feel at home. The Lower Zambezi is all about the experience so get out of the car and walk, canoe, boat and explore anyway you like.
|Fri, Mar 27, 2015
|Tue, Apr 7, 2015
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
Zambia appeals for human capital infrastructure support for newly constructed universities.
September 30, 2014-Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States Palan Mulonda has appealed to the academic community in New Mexico to provide human capital and soft infrastructure to universities under construction in Zambia.
|Wed, Oct 1, 2014
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
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
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
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